Tibetan Music Awards 2013 concludes in McLeod Ganj
MCLEOD GANJ, India, 15 October 2013
Tibetan Music Awards 2013 concluded successfully on Saturday night, and awards in 15 different categories were given.
Tibetans in exile honoured with music awards in Dharamshala
DHARAMSHALA, India, 14 october 2013
Exiled Tibetans in northern India's Dharamshala town [McLeod Ganj] honoured musicians for their artistic achievements and contributions to society.
Ring my bell: Music for Tibet
ON THE WEB, 2 September 2013 (BlackBook)
Today is Tibet Democracy Day. So find your inner bodhisattva and listen to some music that won't make the Dalai Lama reach for his earplugs.
Techung Band announces Seattle tour in August
MCLEOD GANJ, India, 3 August 2013
The Tibetan-inspired multicultural Techung Band has just announced its August 2013 Northwest Tour dates, including performances in Seattle, Olympia and Mount Vernon, Washington.
Tibetan monks to rock Glastonbury 2013
GLASTONBURY, UK, 12 June 2013
The Dalai Lama's Gyuto monks will make a pilgrimage of a different kind this summer, to the Glastonbury music festival to play alongside Mumford and Sons, The Arctic Monkeys, and The Rolling Stones.
Tibetan Freedom Concert featuring Ben Sollee and Friends with Nawang Khechog
LOUISVILLE, KY, US, 15 May 2013
The Dalai Lama is coming to Louisville May 19 and 20. After His Holiness' public talks, check out Ben Sollee's and Friends with Nawang Khechog's concert benefiting the Drepung Gomang Institute.
Tibetan folk singer Techung performs at the Old US Mint in New Orleans on May 18
NEW ORLEANS, US, 10 May 2013
Tibetan folk singer Techung will appear at the Old US Mint. His band Lhasa Spirits will team with New Orleans' Africa Brass band in a concert dedicated to the Dalai Lama's New Orleans sojourn.
Justin Bieber: A romantic, regular kid who's nothing like the Dalai Lama
ON THE WEB, 2 May 2013
Justin Bieber's frenetic and fascinating life has been given the once over in a new interview with a Gulf outlet ahead of the singer's twin Believe tour concerts in Dubai on May 4 and 5.
Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform for Dalai Lama
ON THE WEB, 18 April 2013
Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform for the 14th Dalai Lama as part of the spectacular aimed at inspiring "future generations to care for our planet" at the Veteran's Memorial Coliseum in Portland, US, on 11 May 2013.
China forbids Kraftwerk gig over band's involvement with Free Tibet concert
ON THE WEB, 29 March 2013
China has forbidden German electronic band Kraftwerk from performing at a music festival.
The decision is believed to be linked to the band appearing on the bill of a Free Tibet concert 15 years ago.
Opera master Norbu Tsering passes away
MCLEOD GANJ, India, 15 March 2013
Tibetan opera master Norbu Tsering passed away at Delek Hospital in McLeod Ganj on Thursday evening after a prolonged illness. He was 86.
Kashmir's all-girl rock band "Pragaash" disbands after threats
SRINAGAR, India, 4 February 2013
Kashmir lost its only all-girls rock band on Monday as its three teenage members decided to call it quits, a day after the Grand Mufti issued a fatwa terming singing as un-Islamic and asked them to abandon it.