Tag Archives: Music

  • 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. ...

  • Exiled Tibetans take musical route to show solidarity with self-immolators

    Tibetan exiles in Dharamsala organised a 'Sing for Tibet' programme and used music to show solidarity to their compatriots who immolated themselves to protest against China. ...

  • Joshua Keating Does the West still want to free Tibet?

    Pro-Tibet activists are still there, but many may prefer to attach themselves to global movements that don't risk alienating a billion potential customers. ...