Saturday, December 20, 2008

Free Tibet Concert Anchorage Jan. 10, 2009

Paola Pivi and Karma Lama present

Free Tibet Concert - A Big Dream

January 10, 2009 at 7:00 PM
Atwood Concert Hall
Alaska Center for The Performing Arts
Anchorage, AK
- world renown , multi awarded, internationally acclaimed, best Tibetan vocalist, Yungchen Lhamo (already performed at Carnegie Hall in New York)
- prominent former political prisoner, Ngawang Sangdrol (already featured in BBC and CNN)
- the most famous and internationally acclaimed Alaskan Inuit band Pamyua (already performed at The National Museum of the American Indian in New York and Washington D.C.)
- talented uprising band Culture Brothers, a fusion of Tibetan, Yup'ik (Inuit) and American musical traditions, with Karma Lama also playing traditional Tibetan instruments
The purpose of the event is to offer a wonderful concert in the best venue in Anchorage for free in the name of Free Tibet, in order to inform and raise awareness about the situation of Tibetans in Tibet, who are suffering because of a lack of basic human rights.
The musicians are Tibetan and Alaska indigenous peoples
Yunghchen Lhamo will be performing for the first time in Alaska.
The event will begin with the first public talk on the West Coast by Ngawang Sangdrol, one of the most important former political prisoners in Tibet. She was in prison from age 13 to age 24 for peaceful forms of protest. She was released due to international pressure in 2002 before the visit of Chinese President Jiang Zemin to American President George Bush.
Both Yungchen Lhamo and Ngawang Sangdrol have been blessed and encouraged to continue their activity by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
Paola Pivi and Karma Lama
tel. 1 907 3604053

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