The Sho Dun Festival commonly known as the Yogurt Festival is an annual festival held at Norbulingka or "Jewel Park" palace in Lhasa, Tibet.
The festival is celebrated in the summer, from the 15th to the 24th of the 5th lunar month - usually about the middle of August, after a month's retreat by the monks who stay within their monasteries to avoid walking on the emerging summer insects and killing them.
The Sho Dun Festival is commonly known as the Yogurt festival and is an annual festival that is celebrated at Norbulingka or "Jewel Park" palace in Lhasa, Tibet. It is named yoghurt festival because yoghurt is offered to the monks who happen to finish their meditation retreats.
It is a week-long gala celebrated in the summer, from the 15th to the 24th of the 5th lunar month. It usually falls on the mid of August. This year it is from August 11th to .