Dear friends of the Tibetan Cultural Society of Vancouver Island:
Only 6 days remain until TibetFest, this summer’s celebration of Tibetan Culture. This free public event will feature Tibetan Food, Drink, Song, Dance, Handicrafts, Costumes, Massage, Meditation and much more!
When: 6 July 2013, 10AM – 5PM
Where: Centennial Square, Victoria
Cost: Attendance is Free
(Proceeds from sales of food and handicrafts will help support the Tibetan Resettlement Project.)
Read more about this great event on the Festival Website.
And let us know you’re coming via the Festival Page on Facebook!
And please invite your friends as well!!
See you July 6th at Centennial Square in Victoria!
– Tibetan Cultural Society of Vancouver Island
Come see Dolma Tsering perform at TibetFest, Saturday July 6th!!
Dolma Tsering is a Tibetan singer-songwriter living in Victoria and India. Dolma’s origins are in the Minyag region of Kham, Tibet’s easternmost province, near the famous peak Minyag Gangkar.
Jamyang Yeshi will be performing at TibetFest!
Jamyang was born into a nomadic family in the Amdo region of Tibet and escaped across the Himalayas in 1998, settling in Dharamsala, India. Soon after his arrival there, he founded the group, Youth from Snowland, which later became the popular Aku Pema Performing Arts group. During his four years as leader of this group, Jamyang produced two CDs of Amdo music, “Aku Pema I” and “Aku Pema II,” he performed at the first Tibetan Music Festival in Dharamsala, India and in a special performance for Prince Charles in Delhi in 2002, and with the well-known Tibetan musician, Nawang Khechog, in Toronto, Canada. He has performed in the United States and has also played at various locations around Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. His music has been broadcast on CBC radio and the CKUA public radio station.
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