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Tibetan People Celebrate the First Harvest Festival

Time: 25-09-2018 This Article is Composed by BudgetTibetTour

Tibetan People Celebrate the First Harvest Festival

The Autumnal Equinox is regarded as the Harvest Festival of China since 2018. President Xi points out that the setup of the festival is in order to highlight the foundational position of the “three rural” work, which is a far-reaching event.

September 23, which is also the Autumnal Equinox of this year, 2000 people of different ethnic groups gathered together at Songpan Village, Songpan Town, Lhasa City, singing and dancing to celebrate the joy of harvest.

In addition to the performances, the display of agricultural and livestock products is the major highlight of the Harvest Festival. Variety of agricultural and livestock products, handicrafts and some other special products were presented in the harvest festival.

In recent years, Tibet’s agriculture has good harvests in succession, and grain output has remained 1 million tons and above for three years in succession. In 2017, it reached 1.032 million tons, with an increase of 0.8% over the previous year. Among them, the production of green barley exceeded 700,000 tons and reached 781,000 tons, with an increase of 7.3%; the output of meat was 300,300 tons, with an increase of 3.2% than last year. The PGDI (Per Capita Disposable Income) exceeded 10,000 yuan, reaching 10330 yuan.

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Hello, we are considering to travel in Tibet in summer. We are a family of 5, two adults and three kids, age 13(then), 10, 8. We are interested in the 10 days Mt. EBC & Namtso Lake Group tour. We are US citizens with valid 10-year Chinese multiple entry visa, which we have applied when we went to Beijing in 2019. We are currently living in South Korea.  


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