A Tibetan singer preserves culture
ON THE WEB, 15 December 2010 (Care2.com) —
Tibetan folk singer Techung is working hard to preserve his culture. After Tibet's forced hostile takeover by China in 1949, Tibetans-in-exile have found inspiring ways to preserve their culture.
Rocking for a Free Tibet
DHARAMSHALA, India, 1 November 2010 (The Caravan)
"I have a problem with my head. It's like short-term memory loss," says Tenzin Jigme, a sheepish smile spreading across his face. "It's here, in my head, but I am not able to remember it exactly. You are going to have a hard time talking to me." I have just asked him what music he is into while Jimi Hendrix bellows from the café speakers in the background.
Tibetan musician finds a home in Toronto
TORONTO, Canada, 26 October 2010
First, there was a simple question: how old was he? Amchok Gompo Dhondup wasn't sure. But Canadian refugee officials wanted a date. ...
A fight to preserve Tibetan music
NEW YORK, US, 23 September 2010
Ngawang Choephel, a Tibetan musicologist who was imprisoned by the Chinese for more than six
years, would have had a compelling film had he simply stuck to his own remarkable story. But
his documentary, "Tibet in Song," is doubly powerful ...
British ballet dedicated to people of Tibet is pulled from China expo
BEIJING, China, 31 August 2010
A British composer says he is "deeply disappointed and dismayed" by the British Council's decision to cancel a performance of his ballet in China because it was dedicated to the people of Tibet.
I've followed Gandhi's maxim: Shakira
GENEVA, Switzerland, 4 March 2010
Colombian singer Shakira says she has followed Mahatma Gandhi's maxim, saying "Gandhi used to say 'Be the change you wish to see in the world', and I've followed that maxim."