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A Collection of Tibetan Jokes

A Collection of Tibetan Jokes

1 by / on 17/01/2018, 17:00 / in Art, Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has collected and translated some Tibetan jokes.

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Tibet’s Youngest Principal Cellist on Her 20 Year Long Musical Journey

Tibet’s Youngest Principal Cellist on Her 20 Year Long Musical Journey

1 by / on 07/12/2017, 17:14 / in Comment, Interview, Latest, Music, Music, People

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a profile of professional Tibetan cellist Dolma Tsering from Shigatse. The profile was published on WeChat on August 7, 2017 but has since been deleted. The piece can still be found online such as on this website, from which the accompanying images were extracted.

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“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 2) By Woeser

“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 2) By Woeser

1 by / on 30/11/2017, 12:29 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated the second (and final) part of this piece by Woeser originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on October 14, 2017.

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“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 1) By Woeser

“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 1) By Woeser

0 by / on 29/11/2017, 12:18 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on October 14, 2017.

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“HER” Part 1 By Gade: Tibetan Female Art Exhibition Series in Lhasa

“HER” Part 1 By Gade: Tibetan Female Art Exhibition Series in Lhasa

0 by / on 22/11/2017, 21:56 / in Art, Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an article from a Tibetan Women’s WeChat Channel written by artist Gade. In this article, Gade gives a personal introduction to the female artists in an exhibition titled “HER”, which he also curated. The article was published on September 17, 2017, and the exhibition featuring five Tibetan female artists opened at the Scorching Sun […]

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Tibetans and Fish – Part II: “Do Tibetans Eat Fish?”

Tibetans and Fish – Part II: “Do Tibetans Eat Fish?”

0 by / on 15/11/2017, 20:52 / in Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an essay from WeChat on Tibetans and fish which follows on from last week’s post “From Taboo to Eating Fish”.

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Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Emoji Poem “Longing” By Kyabchen Dedrol

Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Emoji Poem “Longing” By Kyabchen Dedrol

0 by / on 10/11/2017, 11:00 / in Comment, Guest Post, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Lowell Cook* who has translated an emoji poem by contemporary Tibetan poet Kyabchen Dedrol and written an accompanying introduction. As different screens render emojis differently, an image of the whole poem is inserted into the post at the end. Thank you to Lowell Cook for another great submission! Please be sure […]

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Tibetans and Fish – Part I: “From Taboo to Eating Fish”

Tibetans and Fish – Part I: “From Taboo to Eating Fish”

0 by / on 08/11/2017, 16:42 / in Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an essay from WeChat on fishing and eating fish.

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Poem: “This is How We Quietly Work” By Gangshun with Accompanying Essay by Françoise Robin

Poem: “This is How We Quietly Work” By Gangshun with Accompanying Essay by Françoise Robin

0 by / on 01/11/2017, 21:32 / in Comment, Guest Post, Latest, Poetry

  “This is How We Quietly Work” How I felt yesterday upon meeting Pema Tseden By Gangshun

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Guest Post and Music Video About Tibetan Nomads

Guest Post and Music Video About Tibetan Nomads

0 by / on 27/09/2017, 12:48 / in Comment, Guest Post, Latest, Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Tenzin Choekyi. Tenzin Choekyi is an environmental science and policy graduate. She has previously worked as interpreter, translator for Restored Voice Project, a non-fiction book project about exiled Tibetan nuns. 

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