CULTURE Opening ceremony of horse racing festival held in Damxung County, SW China's Tibet

CULTURE

Opening ceremony of horse racing festival held in Damxung County, SW China's Tibet

Xinhua

13:15, August 09, 2018

Herdswomen perform during the opening ceremony of a horse racing festival in Damxung County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 8, 2018. (Photos: Xinhua)

Dangjiren horse racing is originated from military parade of Mongolian cavalry since 17th century.

Herdsmen dance during a performance in the opening ceremony of a horse racing festival in Damxung County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 8, 2018.

Riders enter the race course during the opening ceremony of a horse racing festival in Damxung County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 8, 2018.

Dangjiren horse racing is originated from military parade of Mongolian cavalry since 17th century.

A herdsman(R) introduces his costume before the opening ceremony of a horse racing festival in Damxung County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 8, 2018.

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