Articles by: High Peaks Pure Earth

“East Turkestan Through the Eyes of a Tibetan” By Woeser

“East Turkestan Through the Eyes of a Tibetan” By Woeser

0 by / on 05/12/2018, 14:50 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia in August 2018, and published on her blog on September 22, 2018.

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Poem: “Waterfall of Youth” by Dondrup Gyal in a New Translation by Lowell Cook

Poem: “Waterfall of Youth” by Dondrup Gyal in a New Translation by Lowell Cook

1 by / on 30/11/2018, 08:30 / in Guest Post, Latest, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth, in a cross-post with LA Review of Books China Channel, presents the seminal 1983 Tibetan poem Waterfall of Youth by Dondrup Gyal in a new English translation by Lowell Cook.

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Chinese Language School Textbook Angers Tibetans on WeChat

Chinese Language School Textbook Angers Tibetans on WeChat

0 by / on 21/11/2018, 17:00 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a selection of WeChat posts from March this year about a controversial passage in a primary school textbook that had Tibetans outraged about what they saw as misrepresentation and distortion of facts.

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Music Video: “Red-faced Tibetans” By Gyaltsen (Jason J)

Music Video: “Red-faced Tibetans” By Gyaltsen (Jason J)

0 by / on 08/11/2018, 19:22 / in Latest, Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the English translation of a song from Tibet by Gyaltsen (Jason J) called “Red-Faced Tibetans” which came out in October 2017.

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Woeser’s Instagram Posts from Lhasa, June 2018

Woeser’s Instagram Posts from Lhasa, June 2018

0 by / on 01/11/2018, 20:30 / in Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a selection of Woeser’s posts on her Instagram account from Lhasa posted in June 2018. Woeser’s return to Lhasa from Beijing in April was the first time she had been allowed to return to the city since November 2014. She has since left Lhasa again but we will continue to post translations of her […]

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Interview with Tibetan Comedy Actor Tashi Dhondup: “Life is Like a Comedy, It Needs Joy and Sorrow to be Complete”

Interview with Tibetan Comedy Actor Tashi Dhondup: “Life is Like a Comedy, It Needs Joy and Sorrow to be Complete”

0 by / on 24/10/2018, 12:29 / in Interview, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a profile of well-known Tibetan comedy actor from Lhasa, Tashi Dhondup. The profile was distributed via a WeChat Channel on June 26, 2018.

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Do you know the “Trunglha Yarsol” Festival to Celebrate the Birthday of His Holiness?” By Woeser

Do you know the “Trunglha Yarsol” Festival to Celebrate the Birthday of His Holiness?” By Woeser

0 by / on 12/10/2018, 13:32 / in Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia on July 6, 2018, and published on her blog on July 17, 2018.

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Young Tibetan Photographer Nyedron: “It’s Not the Tibet you Imagine, but it’s Just as Cool”

Young Tibetan Photographer Nyedron: “It’s Not the Tibet you Imagine, but it’s Just as Cool”

0 by / on 30/09/2018, 23:26 / in Interview, Latest, People

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a profile of young Tibetan photographer and entrepreneur Nyema Droma, also known as Nyedron for short. The profile was published on WeChat on August 14, 2018.

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“Collecting Eyewitness Accounts in Lhasa”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 7 By Woeser

“Collecting Eyewitness Accounts in Lhasa”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 7 By Woeser

0 by / on 12/09/2018, 23:14 / in History, 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 April 27, 2018. This is the seventh essay in a long series of posts about the Cultural Revolution in Tibet.

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Tibetan Film Director Pema Tseden: “Jinpa” is Different From All My Earlier Films

Tibetan Film Director Pema Tseden: “Jinpa” is Different From All My Earlier Films

0 by / on 06/09/2018, 22:09 / in Interview, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a profile of Tibetan film director Pema Tseden that was circulated via WeChat on August 1, 2018. The profile focuses on Pema Tseden’s new film, “Jinpa”.

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