2016 Calendar of Festivals in TAR

  • May 21: Month-long Saga Dawa Festival starts in Lhasa
  • June 1:  Drigung Til Monastery Lama Dance to remove obstacles
  • July 17: Great Thangka Exhibition, Tashi Lhunpo Monastery
  • July 18: Gyantse Horse Race
  • July 19: Universal smoke offering and Samye Monastery and Sutra Class Offering Ceremony
  • August 1: Yangpachen Monastery, Lama Dance (90 km. from Lhasa)
  • September 1: Shoten (Yogurt) Festival in Lhasa