Taipei, Taiwan: The 2018 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) kicked off on February 7, including various exhibitions featuring augmented reality.
The 2018 TIBE, which is themed “Age of Reading,” will run through February 11 at Taipei World Trade Center Halls 1 and 3, is also scheduled to host five large book-related forums and over 500 reading sessions and activities.
Opened by President Tsai Ing-wen, the exhibition also has on display some 30 books on Tibet in Chinese published by the Snowland publications.
The Snowland publications, in fact, also released its two new books on Tibet in Chinese. While Representative Dawa Tsering and Prof. Mab Huang inaugurated the book titled The Water Tower of Asia, Ms Lai Yu-Ling, the director of Snowland publications, inaugurated the second book titled Wailings from the Avici Hell.
The book titled The Water Tower of Asia is a collection of 46 articles on the importance of Tibet’s ecology authored by Chinese scholar Weiluo Wang after years of in-depth study and research.
The book titled Wailings from the Avici Hell, authored by Tibetan writer and blogger Woser, is based on her interviews with various Tibetans, Chinese and Xinjiang people.
The book release event yesterday also featured a program titled Finding Common Ground, which was webcast live on social media, in which Representative Dawa Tsering was interviewed by Ms Lu Hu-Chuan, the chief editor of Sky Above Tibet, a quarterly magazine in Chinese published by the Office of Tibet.
During this half-hour long interview, Representative Dawa Tsering discussed the current situation of Tibetan people in and outside Tibet, the Middle Way Approach and the five-fifty vision of the Kashag.
Representative Dawa Tsering will tomorrow appear in another hour-long social media event hosted by the organizers of the book exhibition and speak about the accomplishments of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
– Report filed by OOT Taipei –