Maizhokunggar County holds festival in rapeseed flowers season


On the afternoon of July 12, the press conference of Songtsam Cultural Tourism Festival and the 5th Rapeseed Flower Festival was held in Maizhokunggar County, Lhasa City, Tibet Autonomous Region. It is reported that the event will be held in the main venue of the Zhaxigang Township and the Xingfulin branch venue in Gaze New District.

According to relevant person in Maizhokunggar County, the festival set up 13 sub-activities, including the opening ceremony, children's painting exhibition, folk music concert, product display and sales, Maizho rapeseed oil marketing, traditional ethnic sports competitions, traditional Gorchom circle dance competitions, closing ceremonies, etc.

The various activities aim at comprehensively and multi-dimensionally displaying the results of integrated development of the three industries of Maizhokunggar County, exhibiting local characteristic culture and regional customs, promoting tourism resources, and attracting farmers and herdsmen to participate in the integrated development of agriculture, tourism and culture.

Ms. Wan and her companions, who were riding on the Maizhokunggar section of National Highway 318, were attracted by the rapeseed flower landscape and stopped to enjoy the scenery. " The rapeseed flowers are very beautiful. We took a lot of photos." The two did not stop taking pictures when talked with us. 



It is understood that the cultivation of rapeseed in Maizhokunggar County has formed a certain scale. When the rapeseed flowers are in bloom, tourists come to watch and play; when the rapeseeds are reap, the local government also arranges a purchase. In 2021, the rapeseed output was 3,500 tons, with an output value of more than 21 million yuan, driving over 4,000 households to increase their income by 12.95 million yuan. This year, 31,000 mu of rapeseed was planted in the County.