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Beautiful New Year's Celebrations You've Never Heard Of

Posted 12.31.2013 | Religion

As we get ready to ring in 2014, we at HuffPost Religion would like to highlight celebrations from some of the world's religious traditions. While th...

Tibetan New Year Canceled

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2013 | World

By Ben Blanchard XIAHE, China, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Tibetans in a northwest part of China which has been a focus of self-immolation prot...

China Plans To Close Tibet During New Year Festival

AP | By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 03.20.2012 | World

BEIJING -- For a fifth straight year, China plans to close Tibet to foreign travelers during a sensitive period starting in mid-February, travel agent...

New Years Around The World: When And How Religions Celebrate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

As we get ready to ring in 2011, we at HuffPost Religion would like to highlight celebrations from some of the world's religious traditions. While th...

Losar: Celebrations Ceased in Defiance

Heidiminx | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heidiminx

While I was in Dharamsala last year, and with friends -- what I experienced was both a protest and a solidarity movement, it was Black Losar.

Tibetans Mark New Year With Remorse

The Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The usually joyful celebration of the Tibetan New Year was met with sadness and resentment yesterday in Varanasi, an age-old city home to Tibetan refu...

China Orders Tibetans To Celebrate New Year And Drop Boycott

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Losar, or Tibetan New Year, falls on Wednesday and is usually an occasion for feasting and communal celebration. This year, however, a growing number ...

China Sends Thousands Of Troops Into Tibet As Clinton Arrives For Talks

Times Online | Jane Macartney in Beijing | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China has deployed thousands of extra troops and paramilitary forces across Tibetan regions to head off unrest after several recent protests against g...