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Tibetan Butter Lamp Festival

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Location:

China - Tibet Autonomous Region

Date:

From: 2015.03.08 To: 2015.03.08

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Description

Yak butter in the hands of skillful Tibetans turns into amazing sculptures and beautiful candles. The visitors at the Tibetan Butter Lamp Festival can enjoy impressive art made from butter and a great atmosphere created by numerous lamps. The whole event is centuries old and based on a Buddhist religious tradition. The festival was established to celebrate Buddha and his triumph over unbelievers. Nowadays, it consists of religious rituals and more secular celebrations with sculptors and lamps. Every visitor will definitely be amazed by the impressive sight and enjoy the unique atmosphere of this festival.

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