Wangkor Festival is a festival of expressing their wishes for a good harvest and held before the Tibetan people start harvesting their crops. The festival lasts for one to three days. People gather in splendid attire and colorful flags in their hands. The people tie highland barley and wheatears into a bumper-harvest pagoda with khatag, the sacred scarves, and walk around their fields beating drums, gongs, and sing songs before a horse racing competation take place. After the festival they begin to harvest their crops.