Well known Tibetan film maker Pema Tseden’s mystery film Jinpa has won the top prize at an International Asian film festival. The 25th Cyclo d’Or (Golden Rickshaw) award at the Fica, the Festival International des Cinémas d’Asie went to the Tibetan film. Besides the Golden Rickshaw, film Jinpa also won two other awards at the film festival.Read more
One of the finest Tibetan folk artists of the era, Tashi Dhondup Sharzur, aka Techung has been awarded the 2018 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Artist Fellowship Programme. The veteran Tibetan artist is among 89 artists throughout New York State from various disciplines of arts to be awarded this year’s version of the program.Read more
At the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival that concluded on Sunday night, a Tibetan director won two golden goblet awards for the film ‘Ala Changso’. The Tibetan film directed by Sonthar Gyal has won two awards – the jury grand prix and best screenplay, shared by Tashi Dawa and Sonthar Gyal.Read more
Nga Yi Lama, a new music video from the sensational young Tibetan singer Bhuchung has been released and people are loving it. This is the third music video from Tibetan music award winner whose first music video, Milaam that was released earlier this year came out to be a sensational hit in the Tibetan community.Read more
Tibetan artists performed at the prestigious fifth edition of Tawang festival held this year in Arunachal Pradesh. Popular international Tibetan artists have taken part in the on going four day Tawang Festival held for the fifth time in Tawang during the evening event of the first day of the festival last Thursday.Read more
Veteran Tibetan Artist Dubey who is also known by the title of ‘Blue Cuckoo’ for his melodious serenading voice as a singer has succumbed to a liver problem after prolonged treatment at a hospital in Chengdu, Sichuan.Read more
On the 7th of February, Tibetan artist Nortse and Indian artists Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam had their photographs and art installations removed at the behest of the Chinese ambassador to Dhaka from the Dhaka Art Summit taking place in Shilpakala Academy in the capital of Bangladesh.
Until the end of the 6th of February, both artists were still depicted on the walls of the Art Summit. On the 7th, what greeted the visitors and patrons were blank stretches of white wall with white frames. It was as if the works had never existed.