Tibetan New Year 2017 which also called Losar Festival will fall on Feb. 27th, 2017. It is the most important festival in Tibet just like the Chinese Spring Festival. Tibetan people will celebrate this traditional festival for 15 days.
Tibet New Year is the most important festival for Tibetans. It is also known as Losar in Tibetan word. “Lo” means “year” and “sar” means “new and fresh”. So “Losar” means “new year”. Normally, the festival is celebrated for 15 days and the first three days have main celebrations.
December 29 is the New Year’s Eve on Tibetan Calendar traditionally. On that day, all the Tibetan people will eat a traditional food, Thukpa Bhathuk. It is a hand-rolled noodle with broth.