Dharamshala, India — An exclusive interview with tattoo artist and musician Tamding Tsetan. He shares with TPI his strong passion for art and the meaning behind it, as well as how he became an artist and musician. Tamding says, "Music has always connected me to my culture, and my lyrics are related to the fight for Tibetan freedom".
Tibet's unique culture has overcome numerous obstacles to survive
Dharamshala, India — Tibet, the roof of the world, is a country known for its unique culture that was not built in a day. The exchange and mutual absorption with other national cultures have led to the unique culture we can observe today. It has overcome a number of obstacles to survive and the Tibetan community is working to preserve it in an ever-changing world.
Men-Tsee Khang signs agreement with Manipur International University
Dharamshala, India — Men-Tsee-Khang, an organisation established to preserve the traditional arts of Tibetan medicine and astrology has signed an agreement with Manipur International University (MIU) that will provide the medical institute a land of 2,500 acres to establish a Center, in imphal collaborative to preserve, protect, promote and propagate Sowa-Rigpa.
Many ancient sports and games are very popular in Tibet
Dharamshala, India — Involving extraordinary horsemanship and talents, Tibet is known as the Roof of the World has numerous ancient Sports and Games. People of Tibet also additionally play a large number of the other progressively modern sports that the world plays today. Sports such as polo, horse racing, horsemanship, archery, wrestling, two-man tug of war and yak racing are some of the Tibetan sports they play to date.
An exhibition commences in Taiwan to bring the art about different forms of Human Rights issues
Dharamshala, India— An exhibition titled "Inside and Outside" opens in Taiwan and brings the art about different forms of Human Rights issues from December 5 to December 26, 2020. Through the discussions of borders to connect and materialise a reconciliation with broken self in the modern society by the artists part of the exhibition.
Kikisoso Tibet festival to provide a forum for Tibetans and supporters in Japan
Nagano City, Japan — From September 14-16, the Kikisoso Tibet Festival will provide a forum for Tibetans throughout Japan to escape urban life and celebrate Tibetan culture with Japanese supporters. It is the fifth independently organized festival by the couple Genyen Tenzin and Shoko Yanagida. For two nights, festival participants will sleep in tents in the outdoor venue, enjoying the Nagano environment reminiscent of Dharamsala and experiencing Buddhist teachings and cultural exhibitions.
Norbulingka is also known as a center of religious art in Tibet
Dharamshala, India — Located in Sidhpur, a suburb of Dharamshala, about 30 minutes from Mcleodganj, stands the Norbulingka Institute. The institute, erected for the revival of Tibetan culture and art, stands tall and proud.