The final contest for the group and individual of the fifth national cuisine skill competition has started in Beijing on April 13th. It is said that more than 200 winners from 10 different areas will contend for the final winners in the following 5 days. Tibet delegation has attended this competition for the first time.
Golden tiled roofs are typically seen on the halls and dagobas of monasteries. They are a lofty and luxurious building decoration made of bronze with gold gild. This building decoration and building style is an exclusive possession of Tibet.
Sopa Village in Chushur County of Lhasa Municipality is the only village in Tibet with a fishing business. The unique culture of this village includes ancient traditional customs. One in particular is a strange marriage custom.
The Tibetan kowtow is a ritual in Tibetan Buddhism. Palms put together, Tibetans prostrate themselves on the ground, with the head, arms, and knees down on the ground, and move forward slowly, following every step with a kowtow.
Hada is a Tibetan word meaning silks in Tibetan language. It is traditionally used as a ritual fabric presented to the statues of Buddha, Living Buddhas, any revered person or VIP, and during wedding or funeral ceremony.