News :: 2015

  • Grammy for Good Luck: Interview with Techung
    Techung is aiming for a Grammy next year for his latest album Tashi Sho: Good Luck, Good Life, that will be launched worldwide in January.
  • Bon Jovi's China shows cancelled over Dalai Lama picture
    Officials in China have reportedly cancelled Bon Jovi's first-ever concerts in the country over the band's use of a picture of the Dalai Lama at a show several years ago.
  • Tibetan Music Awards 2015 welcomed by double rainbow
    High above the hustle and bustle of Dharamshala, in what is known as the Dalai Lama's home, the Tibetan Music Awards 2015 began with an auspicious welcome as a double rainbow appeared after a huge downpour.
  • Former Tibetan monk to sing in front of Dalai Lama
    A former Tibetan monk is to sing at a huge public talk by the Dalai Lama in London after being talent-spotted by BBC Radio 3.
  • New music generation celebrates Dalai Lama at 80
    The Dalai Lama has long enjoyed an avid following among Western musicians and, as he turns 80, both new and veteran stars are offering songs to spread his message.
  • Tibetan Music Awards 2015 on 5 September
    The Tibetan Music Awards 2015 will be held in McLeod Ganj, India, on 5 September. The voting for the awards will be held online from 1 to 10 July on MusicTibet.com.
  • Techung: Tibet; Lam La Che/On The Road (ARC Music)
    This album offers a fascinating collection of pieces, mostly instrumentals, which range from folk tunes on traditional instruments (string and flute) to the title track with bluesman Keb' Mo', and at the end, the anthemic "Ning Thop" (a plea not to give up hope).
  • "King of the Blues" Legend B.B. King Dead at Age 89
    B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89.
  • Dalai Lama will give talk on final day of Glastonbury Festival 2015
    In a statement on his website, the Dalai Lama revealed he will be giving a talk at Worth Farm in Pilton, Somerset, on June 28 — the final day of this year’s event.

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