Arts Culture

The music of Tibet reflects the cultural heritage of the trans-Himalayan region. And the Tibetan music, which is religious music at the earliest, is closely related with Tibetan Buddhism.
Thangka is the Tibetan word for art images created on rolls of silk or satin. The art form recreates Tibetan anecdotes or folk customs and images of the Buddha. It's an art handed down over a thousand years. It's listed as a part of China's Cultural Heritage.
Since the beginning of 2008, the Panam County of Xigaze Prefecture has launched housing projects for the local rural people with fund from the government, aids from other places, the bank and the local people.
Tour in Tibet, you may see groups of Tibetan men and women gathered together. They are chatting, drinking and singing, circle surrounded singing and dancing happily on the lawns, on the open fields, the threshing land, in the yard, by the lake, near the temples or any other places. This is the Tibet 
During the period of Tubo I, the first palace Yumblagang was built on the top of a small hill in the Yarlong Valley. The following Btsan-pos built a series of palaces such as Potala Palace and so on.
Tibetan people are very hospitable. When serve guests with barley wine, the host will take the full cup of wine to the front of guests, and at the same time, the guests should accept it with both hands, then hold the cup with one hand, while with your middle finger of another hand dipping a little t 
Weddings or other events Tibetan people will draw a guide path or “万” design in front of the house also hang the Sutra streamer on the roof.
It is said that Horse Racing Festival in Damxung is introduced from Mongolia to Tibet. So far a singer who can sing the song in Mongolian comes to sing Mongolian song. Damxung Horse Racing Festival (Dang Ji Ren Horse Race Festival in Tibetan language means Lamas chant sutras.) starts on every July 1 
Many Tibetans won’t accept coins and there are different opinions about this phenomenon, mainly as follows:
Most Tibetan houses are covered with iron sheet, instead of tiles. Even some walls are also made of iron sheet, but most of them are temporary habitants. Most of all, iron sheet is cheap and affordable in Tibet, and it is easy to get.
Tsampa, beef and mutton, salted butter and tea are the main features of Tibetan food and drink. Blood sausage, meat sausage, flour sausage and liver sausage are also favored by many Tibetans. Other food stuffs include Momo (Tibetan dumplings), Thenthuk (Tibetan noodles) and yak tongue.
Tibetan architecture contains Chinese and Indian elements, and holds a deeply Buddhist feature. So it is a wonderful reflection of multicultural. The Buddhist Prayer wheel, along with two deer or dragons, can be seen on nearly every monastery in Tibet.
Frescos are a universal feature of temples and monasteries in Tibet. There are over 200 in Jokhang Monastery alone, covering an area of 300 square meters.
The Tibetan people call their folk opera "Lhamo," meaning "Sister Fairy." It employs singing and dancing to tell stories.
In Tibet, the process of making butter tea takes a long time and is pretty complicated. People use a special black tea that comes from an area called Pemagul in Tibet.


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