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Spring plowing in Tibet has begun

Update time: 2018-04-16 Editor: 0 241
Villages dress in festive costumes, taking highland barley wine and Tibetan pastry, holding "Chema" symbolizing a grain harvest. The cultivating ceremony was held in the field.

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On March 17th, the farmers in Taj Town, Datse District are throwing tsampa to the sky to pray for a good harvest.

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The spring plowing ceremony in Songka Village, Taj Town, Datse District.


March 17th, is the last day of the first month of Tibetan calendar and is the day of planting. Villages dress in festive costumes, taking highland barley wine and Tibetan pastry, holding "Chema" symbolizing a grain harvest. The cultivating ceremony was held in the field.

With the praying of the elderly villager, the opening ceremony began. When the silver plowshares dig open the fertile ground slept for a winter, the villagers rushed to sow the first barley seed, hoping for a harvest year.


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Villagers in Shigatse are buying agricultural machinery in the market.

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Villagers are transporting farmyard fertilizers.


The widespread application of agricultural machinery has enabled more and more regions to achieve mechanized cultivation. Through land transfer and mechanized cultivation, farmers can save a lot of time. The measures for enriching the people are implemented, and the ways to increase incomes are getting wider and wider.


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Spring cultivating ceremony, villagers are holding "Chema".

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Villagers send Hada to tractors.


In the early spring, the snow-capped mountain valley shows a gratifying scene. At this time, Tibet is sunny and warm-spirited. The hard-working Tibetans are gradually cultivating seeds of hope.

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