Tibetans Celebrate 'Zanba Festival' in NW China

April 19, 2017  By ECNS  Editor: Penny Huang
People covered in zanba, a Tibetan food made from roasted barley flour, in Yushu, in northwestern China's Qinghai Province on April 18, 2017, to mark the "zanba festival," which falls on the 22nd day of the second month in the Tibetan calendar. People throw zanba in each other's faces for good luck and to wish for a bountiful harvest. The flour isn't wasted — it is collected and fed to livestock. [China News Service]

 

People covered in zanba, a Tibetan food made from roasted barley flour, in Yushu, in northwestern China's Qinghai Province on April 18, 2017, to mark the "zanba festival," which falls on the 22nd day of the second month in the Tibetan calendar. People throw zanba in each other's faces for good luck and to wish for a bountiful harvest. The flour isn't wasted — it is collected and fed to livestock. [China News Service]

 

People covered in zanba, a Tibetan food made from roasted barley flour, in Yushu, in northwestern China's Qinghai Province on April 18, 2017, to mark the "zanba festival," which falls on the 22nd day of the second month in the Tibetan calendar. People throw zanba in each other's faces for good luck and to wish for a bountiful harvest. The flour isn't wasted — it is collected and fed to livestock. [China News Service]

 

People covered in zanba, a Tibetan food made from roasted barley flour, in Yushu, in northwestern China's Qinghai Province on April 18, 2017, to mark the "zanba festival," which falls on the 22nd day of the second month in the Tibetan calendar. People throw zanba in each other's faces for good luck and to wish for a bountiful harvest. The flour isn't wasted — it is collected and fed to livestock. [China News Service]

 

People covered in zanba, a Tibetan food made from roasted barley flour, in Yushu, in northwestern China's Qinghai Province on April 18, 2017, to mark the "zanba festival," which falls on the 22nd day of the second month in the Tibetan calendar. People throw zanba in each other's faces for good luck and to wish for a bountiful harvest. The flour isn't wasted — it is collected and fed to livestock. [China News Service]

 

People covered in zanba, a Tibetan food made from roasted barley flour, in Yushu, in northwestern China's Qinghai Province on April 18, 2017, to mark the "zanba festival," which falls on the 22nd day of the second month in the Tibetan calendar. People throw zanba in each other's faces for good luck and to wish for a bountiful harvest. The flour isn't wasted — it is collected and fed to livestock. [China News Service]

 

People covered in zanba, a Tibetan food made from roasted barley flour, in Yushu, in northwestern China's Qinghai Province on April 18, 2017, to mark the "zanba festival," which falls on the 22nd day of the second month in the Tibetan calendar. People throw zanba in each other's faces for good luck and to wish for a bountiful harvest. The flour isn't wasted — it is collected and fed to livestock. [China News Service]

 

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