Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Wed 10, Feb 2016 08:40 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Ratu Ngawang dies at 90
Exhibition on self immolation bullied to “cover up” under Chinese pressure
Dalai Lama assures good health, sends losar greetings
Kashag issues clarification on Kalachakra postponement
Pro-Independence movement denied political space, says Lukar Jam
Health Minister urges Tibetans to stay protected from HIV
EC announces candidates for Sikyong and 16th parliament polls
Poetry book by exile born Tibetan female writer launched
Deadline for surrender of Dalai Lama photos ends in Draggo
NY/NJ RTYC elects new executive members
 Latest Photo News
Monks participate in the Tsetor rituals of the Tibetan Losar, at the Tsuglakhang temple on the first day of the Tibetan Fire Monkey Year 2143. Theckchen Choeling, Feb. 9, 2016. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
Officials of the Central Tibetan Administration pray for Kagyu MP and former speaker Karma Choephel who breathed his last on Jan. 30, 2016. Offices remained closed in mourning after the prayer. Ghangchen Kyishong, Feb. 1, 2016. TibetNet Photo
His Holiness the Dalai Lama laughs as he comments on a presentation during the second day of the Mind & Life XXX conference at Sera Monastery in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India on December 15, 2015. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL
more photos »
Advertisement
Language preservation the theme for TIPA's 54th anniversary
Phayul[Thursday, August 22, 2013 15:59]
Jubilant captain and vice captain of Ngonpa troupe recieve the trophy from speaker of the Tibetan parliament in exile, Penpa Tsering, August 21, 2013
Jubilant captain and vice captain of Ngonpa troupe recieve the trophy from speaker of the Tibetan parliament in exile, Penpa Tsering, August 21, 2013
DHARAMSHALA, August 22: The only government run institute of the exile Tibetan community that was founded as the Tibetan Drama Party and now known as TIPA (Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts) turned 54 today. The institute that is as old as the Tibetan government in exile marked the anniversary with the annual cultural performance and play compettition between the two troupes Gyalu and Ngonpa which have practised with vigour for over a month.

Tenzin Woser and Dawa Bhuti of Gyalu troupe singing for the duet category, August 21, 2013
Tenzin Woser and Dawa Bhuti of Gyalu troupe singing for the duet category, August 21, 2013
Emotions ran high among the members of the two troupes as the results were being announced. Ngonpa troupe won this year’s compettiton that is seen as the highlight of the institute’s excellence. The speaker of the Tibetan parliament Penpa Tsering attended the ceremony as the chief guest. Also present were MEA Liaison officer, representatives from the three pillars of the Tibetan democracy and officials of the Tibetan government.

The speaker, in his address to the gathering, appreciated the efforts in promotion of Tibetan performing arts by the institute and advised the members and students to continue the preservation of the unique cultural heritage of Tibet.

“Performing arts play a vital role in instilling interests in the general audience and creating awareness about issues facing the scoiety,” Penpa Tsering said, suggesting that the institute should tour Tibetan settlements with the performances themed towards promoting the Tibetan language. “Sometimes plays are more effective than parent’s advice and can be really helpful to bring change among youngsters.”

The focus this year for the contest was the preservation of Tibetan language with the each troupe performing a play on the preservation of the Tibeatn language.

Located in the exile headquarters of Dharamshala, TIPA is the only official organisation in the exile community catering to the preservation and promotion of Tibetan performing arts. The institute's artistes travel widely around the globe showcasing Tibet's unique culture and traditional arts.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
Nephew of Tibetan self immolator among two missing
Language preservation the theme for TIPA's 54th anniversary
Tibetan co-operatives' body meet concludes today
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2016 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement