|Tibetan musician expands cultural palette By Eric Rangus 2011/04/19|
Emory\\\'s ties to Tibet are well documented, but the on-campus residency of one of Tibetan folk music\\\'s foremost artists adds a new dimension to this longstanding relationship.
Techung, a Tibetan vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, is spending a six-week residency on campus, splitting his time between the stage and classroom.Read More...
|Tibetan Pop Star Phurbu T. Namgyal Releases New Album on Losar 2011/03/09|
|Sem Kyipo is the title of Tibetan Pop Star Phurbu T. Namgyals new music album. \"The album consist of love songs, songs for our people inside and outside Tibet, as well as songs about life and reality of life\", says Namgyal. This album is being distributed all over the world as part of a joint project to promote Tibetan songs, music, art and language, while raising funds for the local participating Tibetan Non-Proft organizations. Read More...|
|Entrusting the legacy of Yak Band 2011/02/13|
|Ngodup Tsering La is one of members of the famous Tibetan band, the ‘Yak’ Band that once attracted the Tibetan community to their rocking and patriotic music including the super hit ‘tsechen chakna pemed’. The band dismembered during their hey days due to personal reasons but now after over a decade, they are back but all former members could not rejoin and so four new younger members are included. According to Ngodup La, now based in Berkeley, California, it is rather more of passing on the legacy of the Yak Band to younger boys than their reunion. Phayul correspondent in Kathmandu met him for a candid interview. Read More...|