Tibetan refugees in Katmandu -- who fled to Nepal after the 1959 revolt in Lhasa -- are continuing to keep alive their religion and traditions.
SV Flag hoisted across street
SV Flags for decorating stupa
CU Man throws yellow paint onto roof of stupa
SV Tibetans tying flags
GV Two Tibetans seated on ground with prayer wheels
SV Tibetans on way to ceremony
GV Face on stupa dome
Various religious ceremony
GV Throwing of flour into air
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Background: Tibetan refugees in Katmandu -- who fled to Nepal after the 1959 revolt in Lhasa -- are continuing to keep alive their religion and traditions. On Tuesday, hundreds of Tibetans celebrated their New Year in a colourful ceremony at the Boudhnath Stupa -- a temple just outside Katmandu.