News :: 2008

  • Tibet musician plays in Taiwan on world tour
    Determined to use music to raise awareness of Tibet's struggle for freedom and introduce his culture, Techung has been touring the world and made his first pubic performance in Taiwan.
  • Free as a bird - Namgyal Lhamo
    Namgyal Lhamo's cross-cultural experiences and understanding of Tibetan performing arts have opened up new and varied musical spheres. The "Nightingale of Tibet" speaks to Mathures Paul..
  • Rock stars to fight AIDS
    Top rock acts, including Coldplay and The Police, were to premiere songs on Monday on a new internet service raising funds for combating AIDS in Africa.
  • China slams Guns'N'Roses album
    A newspaper published by China's ruling Communist Party is blasting the latest Guns N' Roses album as an attack on the Chinese nation.
  • Tibetan and Indian music at Yale University
    Tibetan singer/songwriter Techung and Mr. Roop Varma performed an intimate concert at the Ezra Stiles Master's house at Yale University.
  • China lifts iTunes block but for Tibet album
    Apple Inc.'s iTunes online music store is back up and running again in China after it was apparently blocked last week by local authorities. ...
  • Taught in dreams, he says, he'll surface in Lowell
    On a frigid winter day about four years ago, Tibetan singer and musician Penpa Tsering was walking along the frozen waters of Walden Pond in Concord, practicing his throat singing. As he chanted in the deep-pitched rumbles that characterize this form of Central Asian music, ...
  • "Songs for Tibet" bring musicians together
    Some of music's biggest stars are coming together for a CD in support of peace in Tibet. Musicians such as Sting, Dave Matthews, John Mayer, Suzanne Vega, Rush and Duncan Sheik are all contributing songs to the compilation CD "Songs For Tibet — The Art of Peace."
  • China silences Tibet folk singer Drolmakyi
    The performer is one of at least seven Tibetan cultural figures detained recently with no formal charges. She may have used a hand-drawn Tibetan flag in her act. ...
  • Tibetan Spell
  • Radiohead Stage Tibet protest
  • Bjork in Shanghai: 'Tibet! Tibet!'
  • Losar kyipo tang concerts in Bylakuppe

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