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Dama Festival in Gyantse

On the 18th day of the fourth month of the Tibetan year or in May or June, the farmers and herdsmen in Gyantse or those from Yadong, Shigatse and business people even from Lhasa gather in Gyantse for horse racing, archery competitions, singing and dancing, amusements and exchanging goods and materials. This festival originated in 1408.