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  1. Tibet

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... office, a new wave of more contemplative films from Tibet are garnering critical attention both at home and abroad. At the centre of the movement is Pema Tseden, the son of nomads and the only ... Film Festival in October. 'They're the first generation of filmmakers from that area,' says Jamyang Norbu, author of Shadow Tibet, essays on Tibetan politics and culture, ...

  2. The Struggle for Tibet

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Struggle for Tibet by Wang Lixiong and Tsering Shakya Verso, HK$121 Wang Lixiong's essay Reflections on Tibet came out in the March-April New Left Review in 2002. ... Tibet-born Shakya censured Wang for his 'highly selective account of the historical relations between China and Tibet'. One of many recent books on the former Himalayan kingdom, ...

  3. Oasis blames Tibet controversy for cancellation of mainland gigs

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... the reason is its links to the Free Tibet movement more than 10 years ago. But their mainland-based promoter for the two shows- scheduled for next month- attributed the cancellation to 'cash-flow' and internal problems. The mainland promoter refused to comment on the Tibet link. The Manchester rockers were scheduled to make their mainland debut at Beijing's Capital Arena ...

  4. Bjork faces ban after provocative Tibet call

    Posted Mar 05th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... performance in Shanghai. In the final performance of her encore, the singer chanted 'Tibet, Tibet' near the end of her song Declare Independence, people who attended the show said. 'It ... said?'' The lyrics of the song make no direct reference to Tibet, but contain the lines: 'Declare independence' and 'Raise your flag'. A clip reputed to be of the incident has ...

  5. Tibet activist holds auction to fund children at remote village school

    Posted May 31st 2007, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... lived on the mainland for more than 20 years. During that time he has witnessed China's transformation, and he is devoted to improving the education and medical facilities in Tibet. Brahm ... film- part documentary and part fiction- that he directed and acted in. The film, called Shambhala Sutra, showcased little-known areas of western Tibet, including Ngari and Guge. An auction ...

  6. What's On

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from Urbtix on 2734 9009. TIBETAN CULTURAL PERFORMANCE To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Tibet Autonomous Region, the Tibet Autonomous Region Song and Dance Troupe will perform their new production, Mysterious Tibet, tomorrow and Thursday in the Hong Kong Cultural Central Auditorium at 8pm. The troupe is comprised mainly of Tibetan performers, but also Han, Hui, ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by MARK PETERS

    ... received the Light of Truth award for the book Tintin in Tibet. An accolade awarded for contributions to the fight for human rights in Tibet, it was jointly won that year by Archbishop Desmond Tutu ... helped form Tibet House US in New York in 1987. A cultural embassy to champion Tibetan heritage, it was co-founded by professor Robert Thurman, alleged gerbil enthusiast Richard Gere ...

  8. Despite Bjork outburst, shows must go on

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... 'Tibet, Tibet' at the end of the song Declare Independence at her concert in Shanghai on March 2. The ministry posted a statement on its website last week claiming Bjork's words ... including Iceland, that Tibet is 'an inalienable part' of China. 'No countries acknowledge Tibet as an independent state,' he said. Chinese censors routinely vet performance ...

  9. Tibetan highlands provide breathtaking inspiration for artist

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... at least one month in the region researching his paintings and having his breath taken away - almost literally. 'Tibet is a pure sacred land and the environment is very inspiring,' Wong explained. 'The only drawback is that it's very hard to breathe because of the high altitude. I even developed a heart problem when I got back from Tibet. But that won't stop me from ...

  10. The Exhibition

    Posted Jun 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tian Xing- In Tibet New works in nuanced and bright gouache by the Hong Kong resident artist. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Sun, noon-5pm, State-Of-The- Arts Gallery, 3/F 78 Queen's Road, Central. Inquiries: 2526 1133. Ends Jun 30 ...




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