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The Shoton Festival, a traditional Tibetan festival, falls on the end of June and the beginning of July according to Tibetan calendar. In 2011, the Shoton Festival will be held from August 29th to September 4th at Lhasa, right at the best time of going China travel.

Shoton Festival is the most important festival after Tibetan New Year. "Shoton" in Tibet means yoghourt, so the Shoton Festival refers to time for yoghourt. It was initially a religious festival before the 17th century. Nowadays, during the period of the festival, there will be grand performance of Tibetan opera, so the Shoton Festival is also called "Tibetan Opera Festival".

Shoton Festival on 2010

Beijing Promotion Conference of 2011 Chinese Tibetan Shoton Festival

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