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Songs and music offered to Tibet in Thailand

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Sing for Tibet performers.

During the Sing for Tibet event at Green Gallery, Ko Phangan, Thailand, on 27 December 2017. In the center is Conor Doran, on left is Kom Thongtan, and on the right is Leela. Music Tibet photo

Like a miracle, the rain stopped just in time for the Sing for Tibet event to start, on the Thai resort island of Koh Phangan.

The Green Gallery venue courtyard was packed with about a hundred people from all over the world.

The stage for the event was set with a Tibetan flag and prayer flags, and a row of candles.

Lobsang Wangyal, a Tibetan from India (the director of the event), began with a space consecration which included the Tibetan prayer for taking refuge.

Davide (from Italy) enthralled the audience with his performance on the hang. He was joined by Kom Thongtan (Thailand) on djembe.

Conor Doran from Ireland and Leela from Italy sang, accompanying themselves on guitars.

Then Lobsang Wangyal gave a presentation about the past, present, and future of Tibet, with discussion of the environment, culture, history, and politics.

AFter the talk Mohammed Ibrahim Al-Balushi (Oman), played guitar to the singing of Dominique Zuniga (US).

The event closed with a long impromptu jam session by all the performers and many more artistes from the audience.

The annual Sing for Tibet event was started in 2010 to bring the attention of the world to the calls of Tibetans for freedom in Tibet, with music and song.

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