News :: 2009

Two Tibetan albums nominated for awards in US

Two Tibetan albums nominated for awards in US

Albums: TibetFest and Pilgrimage Courtesy of the artistes

Two Tibetan musical albums "Tibet Fest" a live concert recording and "Pilgrimage" by Karjam Saeji are nominated in the Asian Album of the Year category in the 2009 Just Plain Folks music awards.

Both the artistes living in California, have been nominated in more categories. Two of Techung's songs are in the A Cappella Performance and Asian Song nominees.

Danlih by Karjam Saeji has been nominated in the Asian Song category.

The awards presentation ceremony will take place in Nashville, Tennessee, the Mecca of the country music, on 29 August.

The "Tibet Fest" album is a live recording of the Drepung Gomang monks, Techung, Nawang Khechok, Phurbu T Namgyal and Penpa Tsering at the 2006 TibetFest, an annual Tibetan festival in Connecticut.

Karjam Saeji (full name, Karsang Jamtso Saeji) grew up in Yunnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. His album "Pilgrimage" is produced by Lenedra Carroll, Michele and Steve Heller and Ralf Illenberger.

Just Plain Folks is a community of over 51,500 Songwriters, Recording Artists and Music Industry Professionals and about every other type of member of the Music Industry, host to the world's largest independent music awards. The organisation was created to provide a network of cooporation and inclusion for musicians.

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