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Shaman Festival

June 21st, 2012  |  by  |  published in Field Notes

Shaman Festival

Every summer, the Shaman Festival is held in Rebkong, Amdo. This important ceremony honors the local mountain god and requests that he bestows good health on the villagers and a successful harvest on the community. All of the local villagers participate in the ceremony: women dance, men beat drums, boys perform dramas, and girls show […]

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