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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, 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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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

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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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

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

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Paths of the Soul: Two Points of View

Paths of the Soul: Two Points of View

0 by / on 25/09/2017, 15:06 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth presents two very different pieces discussing the 2015 film Paths of the Soul by Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yang. The two pieces were both published online recently.

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From Young Rocker to University Professor: An Interview with Tenzin Dawa from the Band Namchag

From Young Rocker to University Professor: An Interview with Tenzin Dawa from the Band Namchag

0 by / on 16/11/2016, 14:57 / in Interview, Music

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an interview with Tenzin Dawa, a founding member of the most loved and established Tibetan rock band from Lhasa, Namchag (also known as Vajara in English and Tianchu in Chinese). The interview with Tenzin Dawa was carried out by the Lhasa-based WeChat arts and culture channel “Sweet Tea House” and published on July 18, […]

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“The One Who Escaped” – Tsering Shakya Reviews Pema Tseden’s Film ‘Tharlo’

“The One Who Escaped” – Tsering Shakya Reviews Pema Tseden’s Film ‘Tharlo’

1 by / on 16/05/2016, 08:25 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post, a review of Pema Tseden’s most recent fillm “Tharlo” written by Tibetan scholar Tsering Shakya.

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A Glimpse of Pema Tseden’s New Film “Tharlo”

A Glimpse of Pema Tseden’s New Film “Tharlo”

0 by / on 18/08/2015, 16:57 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation of recent Tibetan language news articles on filmmaker Pema Tseden’s new film called “Tharlo”.

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Chemar: The Auspicious Offering of Roasted Barley and Butter

Chemar: The Auspicious Offering of Roasted Barley and Butter

0 by / on 19/02/2015, 00:19 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth would like to wish all readers Losar Tashi Delek! February 19, 2015 marks the first day of Tibetan New Year (Losar), the Tibetan year is 2142, the Wood Sheep year.

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The Online Debate Continues: “Do We Need a Common Losar?”

The Online Debate Continues: “Do We Need a Common Losar?”

3 by / on 20/02/2012, 13:06 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost about Losar (Tibetan New Year) originally written in Tibetan and posted on a Tibetan-language blog site on January 4, 2012. This year, Chinese New Year fell on January 23, 2012, so this blogpost was posted in good time to catch the attention of readers before both Chinese and Tibetan new years. With Losar […]

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The Tradition of ‘Gu-thug’ Before Losar

The Tradition of ‘Gu-thug’ Before Losar

4 by / on 08/02/2010, 21:46 / in Comment

As Losar (Tibetan New Year) is quickly approaching this year on February 14, and Tibetans in Tibet and all over the world are proudly asserting their Tibetan identity, what better way to start the year 2137 with a traditional bowl of hot steaming Gu-thug on Friday evening?  High Peaks Pure Earth would not want anyone to partake in this tradition […]

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