Shoton or Sho Dun Festival is well-known in Tibet’s culture and is one of the most significant events as well. Usually, this seven-day long event occurs in the summer months, mainly between June-July as per the Tibetan calendar.
The festival mostly covers the area of the Tibet Autonomous Region, including particular provinces. Such regions are the Yunnan, Qinghai, Sichuan, and Gansu provinces. People follow the old-time traditions during this period, and thousands of visitors travel to the festival when it occurs. Therefore, if you visit Tibet to taste the local culture and traditions, your opportunity is here. Many residents from different parts of the land visit during this time, and you can interact with them freely.