Litang Horse Racing Festival
The Litang Horse Festival is a summer horse festival held in the town and highland of Litang in Sichuan province in China. Tibetan Khampas from all over southern China and Tibet come to trade, celebrate and ride.The festival is held generally the first week in August, and it usually runs from August 1 to August 7. During the festival horsemanship and horse races are held among other cultural events. The event is one of the largest. Thousands of people pitch traditional Tibetan tents and this is where they spend the week with their family, cooking, feasting together and during the day time, enjoy the cultural and sporting events.