Tibet Fest 2018

Come one. Come all. Our Annual Tibet Fest, a free event, highlights the cultural roots and influences of Tibet. The festival features visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, a marketplace, group dances, artwork, and discussions. There also will be handmade arts and crafts, prayer flags, children’s activities and traditional food. Meet local Tibetans and reminisce/talk to them about your travels to Nepal, India and Tibet..

Tentative Program:-
SATURDAY and SUNDAY, AUGUST 25 2018

11:00 AM USA National Anthem followed by Tibetan National Anthem by Tibetan Language and Cultural School students
11:10 AM Welcome Address by Tsultrim Dorjee, President: Tibetan Association of Washington
11:15 AM Tashi Sholpa auspicious opening masked dance by Ex TIPA group
11:25 AM Address by Seattle Center Representative Ned Dunn: Assistant Director, Redevelopment/Capital Budget
11:30 AM Address by US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, Washington 7th Congressional district
11:40 AM Address by Bhuchung K. Tsering, Vice President: International Campaign for Tibet
11:45 AM Drodung (Drum dance) Ex TIPA Group
11:55 Noon Arshay (Construction dance) by Tibetan Language and Cultural School students
12:05 PM Kalsang la, Central Tibet dance by Trisong Dance Group
12:15 PM Guests to briefly visit the exhibits upstairs
12:15 PM Nangma Toeshey Ex TIpa
12:25 PM Dance by Tibetan Language and Cultural School students
12:35 PM Ema Che So, Kongpo dance by Trisong Dance Group
12:45 PM Instrumental by Tensel Dhongthog and Legyal Dhongthog
12:55 PM Song by Tibetan Language and Cultural School students
1:05 PM Solo Dance by Yangchen (Sherab la’s daughter)
1:15 PM Opera Dance by Kunzey Dhongthog with Legyal Dhongthog on drums
1:25 PM Kyipae Dharamsala, Song by Kunzey Nanglo
1:35PM—-2:30PM LUNCH BREAK
2:30 PM Ema Ho la, Dance by Trisong Dance Group
2:40 PM Solo song by Tashi Lhamo
2:50 PM Kaypa-Sang, 3 Regions song by Tashi Lhamo, Rinchen Khando, Pema Khando (3 Sisters)
3:00 PM Tham Che Khenpo, Dance by Trisong Dance Group
3:10 PM Dance by TAW group (same as WCP dance)
320PM–420 PM Ex TIPA Group Performances –
Flute Solo Ex Tipa
Utsang Dranyen solo
Amdo/Relpa
Sengcham
Nangtoe
Tibetan Opera–Ngonpe Dhoen

4:20 PM THANGKA PAINTING by Lama Migmar (Sakya Monastery)
4:30-5:00 PM Circle Dance Work Shop