Tag Archives: Tibetan Culture

  • Tibetans ordered to replace Dalai Lama portraits with Chinese party leaders

    Some families in Tibet are being forced to replace portraits of the Dalai Lama with those of President Xi Jinping of China in order to continue receiving government aid. ...

  • Old Demon, New Deities launched in Kathmandu

    Old Demon, New Deities: Twenty-One Short Stories from Tibet, first-ever anthology of Tibetan writers, was launched in Nepal yesterday in an evening of inspiring cultural programmes. ...

  • Mundgod does it again, lifts GCM cup 2019

    The Mundgod football team from South India won the Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup, beating Clement Town football team in the penalty shootout. ...

  • Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts celebrate 60-year milestone

    The Institute trains young people in dance, music, and performing arts in order to preserve and promote traditional Tibetan performing arts and culture. ...

  • CTA’s Education Department gets maximum budget of 559 million rupees

    Low birth rate, emigration of Tibetans to the West, and much lower numbers of new arrivals from Tibet are said to be the reasons for shrinking number of Tibetan children in India and Nepal. ...

  • One Tibetan’s greener grass in Bangkok

    For Tibetan restaurateur Yangkyi la the grass is greener in Bangkok in the East, while many other Tibetans rather go West to US, Canada, or Europe, where they hope to find a better future. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo We will never change our native spiritual ways

    They can starve us, brainwash and bleach us Red But the iron spirit of Milarepa that lives within us, The fortitude and courage of Songsten Gampo that breathes within us, Will never yield. ...

  • Miss Tibet Tenzin Yonten lands in Manila for Miss Global title

    Miss Tibet 2018 Tenzin Yonten has landed in Manila for the Miss Global Pageant. She is among 40 national contestants vying for the title, with the Finale set for 11 February. ...

  • 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. ...

  • How a Tibetan hotelier born in exile helped put Shangri-La on the map

    At the age of 16, Dakpa Kelden returned to his father’s hometown and enrolled at elementary school to learn Chinese. Today, he operates boutique hotels in Shangri-La and Lijiang. ...