News :: 2011

  • Lifetime achivement award for Tibetan opera artist
    Promising to remain committed to traditional Tibetan opera, 78-year-old artist Kundeling Thupten has won the lifetime achievement award at a function here, an event organiser said Sunday.
  • Tibetan Music Awards all set to go
    The fifth Tibetan Music Awards will be held in McLeod Ganj on Saturday, 15 October, evening starting at 7pm. This year's event has been dedicated to the Tibetans inside Tibet for their courage and determination to fight for basic human rights.
  • Bono sings to Desmond Tutu for his 80th birthday
    Dignitaries and even rock stars gathered in St George's cathedral in Cape Town on Thursday for the launch of a new book about Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a part of wider events to celebrate his 80th birthday. ...
  • Skylar Grey performs for Dalai Lama
    Skylar Grey helped welcome the Dalai Lama to Washington, DC at the Kalachakra for World Peace event on Saturday. The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter performed a new version of one of the hits she helped pen, Diddy-Dirty Money's "Coming Home," as a tribute to His Holiness.
  • Tibetan Music Awards 2011
    The fifth Tibetan Music Awards will be held in McLeod Ganj on 15 October. There will be 15 different awards given in categories such as: Best Male Singer, Best Female Singer, ....
  • Awakening kindness
    Premier Tibetan flutist Nawang Khechog (right) joins pianist and composer Peter Kater at the Maui Arts and Cultural Centre (MACC), Hawaii, for an evening of music, chant and prayer on Friday, 13 May 2011.
  • Tibetan musician expands cultural palette
    Emory's ties to Tibet are well-documented, but the on-campus residency of one of Tibetan folk music's foremost artists adds a new dimension to this long-standing relationship.
  • Global rock stars knockin' on China's door again
    Bob Dylan's first China concerts next month could be a sign the times are a-changing as the world's biggest promoters make a push to bring more international music stars to China.
  • Tibetan singing sensation nun to debut in India
    A Buddhist nun from Nepal who became a singing sensation there and the west, as well as an icon for hundreds of young Buddhist women, will finally make her debut in India, the country where her parents lived in exile.
  • Phurbu T Namgyal performs in Bangalore
    Phurbu T Namgyal performed for a pre-Losar celebration at Fusion Lounge in Bangalore. The show was powered by Gonpo Entertainment. Tibetan, Bhutanese, Mongolian, Thai, Northeast Indian, and Ladakhi party-goers were thrilled to have the Tibetan artiste perform in the pub city.
  • Free Tashi Dhondup and Dhondup Wangchen Concert
    The Exile Tibetan Singers Association and several performers held a five-day concert from 11 to 15 January in Sarnath, India, on the sidelines of the teachings given by the Dalai Lama. The concerts provided music, fun and joy, as well as a sense of unity among the the devotees and fans who were gathered to receive the teachings. Performances were given with a sense of reverence to His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

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