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Music Video: “Khata” By Kelsang Yonten

Music Video: “Khata” By Kelsang Yonten

0 by / on 11/12/2013, 20:36 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a music video by Tibetan singer Kelsang Yonten titled “Khata”. Khata is the Tibetan word for a ceremonial silk scarf, used for special occasions. Although the title in Tibetan uses the honourific term jaldar, we have used the more well-known word khata. Kelsang Yonten is a Tibetan singer from Kham and especially popular amongst […]

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“Paying Respect to Dhondup Wangchen and Golog Jigme” By Woeser

“Paying Respect to Dhondup Wangchen and Golog Jigme” By Woeser

0 by / on 10/12/2013, 14:45 / in New, News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on December 1, 2013 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on December 10, 2013. The blogpost is about Tibetan filmmakers Dhondup Wangchen and Golog Jigme, both of whom Woeser has written about before. Dhondup Wangchen is currently serving the final year of […]

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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2013 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2013 Reading List

0 by / on 05/12/2013, 18:16 / in New, News, Reading list

  High Peaks Pure Earth is happy to see so many Tibet-related publications come out just over the past few months! Since our Summer reading list, there are lots of new books to update you all on. Some of these would make great holiday reading whilst some are academic titles but we hope that you find something of interest nonetheless. […]

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Poetry Series: “Flame” Part 1

Poetry Series: “Flame” Part 1

0 by / on 27/11/2013, 17:48 / in New, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated new poetry that was posted online on a TibetCul blog on September 9, 2013. Readers may remember the poetry series “Straying Far From Myself” that we translated last year, today’s poetry comes from the same group.

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Music Video: “The Call of Unity” By Namgyal Choetso

Music Video: “The Call of Unity” By Namgyal Choetso

0 by / on 20/11/2013, 13:03 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a music video by Tibetan singer Namgyal Choetso titled “The Call of Unity”, taken from her second album “Uncles” which was released on August 26, 2013. The whole album can be seen on YouTube here.

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“The Disappearance of Tromsikhang’s Different Lives” By Woeser

“The Disappearance of Tromsikhang’s Different Lives” By Woeser

1 by / on 19/11/2013, 13:32 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on June 11, 2013 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on July 13, 2013. This longer piece was broadcast in two parts in Tibetan by Radio Free Asia, the first part on June 19, 2013, and the second part on June 21, 2013. The blogpost […]

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Preface and First Chapter of “The Restless Himalayas” By Dolma Kyab

Preface and First Chapter of “The Restless Himalayas” By Dolma Kyab

2 by / on 15/11/2013, 12:00 / in Comment, New

On the “Day of the Imprisoned Writer 2013″, High Peaks Pure Earth remembers Tibetan writer and teacher Dolma Kyab, sentenced to ten and a half years in prison March 2005.  High Peaks Pure Earth has translated articles in the past by Woeser that have been about or referred to Dolma Kyab. In her 2010 piece, “May the Deities Protect the Snowland”, Woeser […]

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Music Video: “The Auspicious Triple Gathering” By Tashi Thaye

Music Video: “The Auspicious Triple Gathering” By Tashi Thaye

0 by / on 13/11/2013, 19:16 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a music video titled “The Auspicious Triple Gathering” written, composed and sung by Tashi Thaye.

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TAR Party Secretary Chen Quanguo on New Propaganda and Control of Social Media Strategy

TAR Party Secretary Chen Quanguo on New Propaganda and Control of Social Media Strategy

0 by / on 11/11/2013, 21:37 / in Comment, New, News

High Peaks Pure Earth has strayed from the usual material and this time translated an article by Party Secretary of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) Chen Quanguo that was published in the primary theoretical journal of the Central Committee of the Communist Party “Qiushi” (literally meaning Seeking Truth) and was posted online on their website on November 1, 2013.

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Music Video: “The Call” By Sherten

Music Video: “The Call” By Sherten

0 by / on 06/11/2013, 22:43 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a music video titled “The Call” by Sherten, one of the biggest pop stars in Tibet today. Sherten (full name: Sherab Tenzin) is from Golok in Amdo and was previously translated by High Peaks Pure Earth in 2010 when his song “The Sound of Unity” became very popular amongst Tibetans both inside and outside […]

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