Yalung Cultural Festival
In the year of 1992, the first Yalung Cultural Festival was held in Tsedang in Shannan Area by official and the festival continues to be held every year. The aim is not only to promote the culture of Shannan, but much important to promote the culture of the whole Tibetan nationality. There are rich minority sporting events, songs and dances, Tibetan Opera and costumes show, and so on.
Time: 15th -21st August
The World Incense Day
Buddhists and followers believe that it’s the day that Shayakmuni held his first preach and sermon in this day. So, Tibetan people dress new cloths, bring foods to the monasteries and worship the Buddha, recite scriptures. And then they go and play outdoor until sunset.
Time: 4th June (Tibetan Calendar)
Shannan Commodity Fair
Establishing in the year of 1981 and aiming at exchanging article by article, the Commodity Fair is the most featured fair in Shannan. Not only the Tibetan merchants and shoppers, but also people from the neignbouring province and countries gather here.
Time: 1st – 7th December