Tag Archives: Music

  • Sheama-tam – Tibetan hip-hop music in resistance

    Hip-hop music has become a channel for Tibetan youth to communicate among themselves between the two worlds we are living in, and a resistance in its own way against the Chinese government. ...

  • Winners of 9th edition of Tibetan Music Awards announced

    Lifetime Achievement Award for Lobsang Samten from McLeod Ganj, Special Recognition for Michelle Weik from Connecticut, and a dozen other awards announced for the Tibetan Music Awards 2019. ...

  • Tawo Lobsang Palden dies — Pioneer of Tibetan pop music

    A pioneer of Tibetan pop music, Tawo Lobsang Palden, passed away in Germany on Monday. A medical doctor by profession, Palden was also known for composing songs and music. ...

  • Techung awarded New York state artist fellowship

    Tashi Dhondup Sharzur, aka Techung, has been accepted in the 2018 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Artist Fellowship Programme, among 89 artists throughout New York. ...

  • Phur takes five awards at Tibetan Music Awards

    "Phur", the infectious and anthemic song by Anu Ringluk that has taken the Tibetan world by storm, grabbed five awards at the Tibetan Music Awards last night. ...

  • TYC Odisha Cyclone Phailin benefit concert raised lakhs

    A benefit concert for the victims of a cyclone in India's eastern state of Odisha raised a few lakh rupees for flood relief efforts. Indian Idol star Prashant Tamang captivated a crowd of more than two thousand. ...

  • China detains Tibetan singer for “politically subversive” song

    A Tibetan song has drawn the ire of the Chinese authorities, who have detained the singer for singing a "politically-subversive" song at a concert, an exile Tibetan group said. ...

  • Dalai Lama promotes peace and pop in Melbourne

    The Dalai Lama was in Melbourne yesterday promoting peace — and a pop song, speaking at the Melbourne Convention Centre to a crowd of about 6000 devotees. ...

  • Raageshwari Loomba meets with Dalai Lama

    Raageshwari Loomba the well known singer and actress on her tour to promote her upcoming audio CD of affirmation, recently met with the Dalai Lama and presented him a copy of her new music CD. ...

  • Acclaimed Tibetan singer now calls Kingston home

    Yungchen Lhamo has led — and continues to lead — an extraordinary life. But seated in her Kingston home, she worries about telling her story. Her life is easily misunderstood. ...