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When is the Horse Race Festival held in 2019?

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When is the Horse Race Festival held in 2019?

2019 Horse Race Festival will be held during August 10th – 15th in the solar calendar. From end July – beginning of August under the Tibetan calendar each year, the Qiqqing Horse Race Festival will be launched in Nagqu area. During the art show on opening ceremony, thousands of people perform the Tibetan dance Guozhuang at the same time, created extraordinary lively scenic. Nowadays, the number of foreign guests who would like to come to participate in the festival is keep on increasing.

Reflected under the background of blue sky and white clouds, the tourists may enjoy galloped on the grassland, shot arrows and watched colorful performances on the grassland in northern Tibet during the day. In the evening, people gathered around the bonfire and dance the Tibetan Guozuang altogether. Nagqu in summer, the grassland is always full of laughters and joy, people gathered to share the pageant of horseback.

In addition to art and equestrian performances, the Horse Race Festival will also carry out material exchange, livestock and handicraft products and other activities. At this time, there will be many shops with the dazzling of handicrafts, the tourists may browse the unique goods in northern Tibet, while enjoying the equestrian competition.

In August, the temperature in Nagqu area can reach up to 21℃ during the daytime, hence already in the rain season, the oxygen content is considered superior during the year. However, the weather conditions are still not very stable, advice the tourists bring warm clothes and moisturizing skin care products, or drink more water every day, to protect their skin.

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