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Listen! Tibetan people are shooting whistling arrows

2020-11-27 11:18:00China Tibet Online

Tibetan people in the ancient Kongpo area in Nyingchi are shooting whistling arrows. Whistling arrow is a cultural heritage of Tibet with over one thousand years of history. It has a conical wooden head with four holes on each side, and that’s why the arrow whistles as it soars through the air.

It has been a tradition for locals to host archery contests during the Kongpo New Year, which falls on the first day of the tenth month on the Tibetan calendar.


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