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Tibetans celebrate 'Fire Monkey Losar'

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2016-02-10 09:16 Comments

Tibetans celebrate 'Fire Monkey Losar'

A woman drinks Tibetan wine made from highland barley at her home in Lhasa, Feb 9, in celebration of the first day of Tibetan New Year. [Photo/Xinhua]

Tuesday marked the first day of the "Fire Monkey Losar," or Tibetan New Year, on the Tibetan calendar. The Tibetan New Year is normally celebrated by religious rituals, long prayers, horse races, family gatherings and feasts. The celebrations last for two weeks.

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