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Dama festival kicks off in Gyangze, China's Tibet

(Xinhua)

10:55, July 21, 2012

Actresses perform dance during "Dama" (shooting arrows on horse) festival in Gyangze Township of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 20, 2012. The three-day festival that kicked off on Friday has more than 600 years of history. It is celebrated with competitions involving horse riding, yak racing, horseback archery and tug-of-war as well as folk performance. (Xinhua/Soinam Norbu)
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