• Representatives of Foreign Diplomatic Missions attend Tibetan Losar Celebration in Nepal
    February 13, 2019
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    Nepal: Representatives of more than six Foreign diplomatic missions based in Nepal attended the official celebration of Tibetan New Year, Losar at Swoyambhu, Nepal. The three-day ceremony was organised by the Tibetan Coordinator's Office in Nepal. H.E. Randy W. Berry, Ambassador, US Embassy, Mr. Michael Gonzales, Deputy Chief of Mission, US Embassy, H.E. More
  • Trending This Week on Social Media: Tibetan Losar-Earth Pig Year
    February 10, 2019
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    -Filed by Tenzin Jigme, DIIR Social Media Journalist Tibetans and Tibet Supporters celebrating Tibetan New Year, Losar around the world are trending all over on social media platforms. As per the Tibetan Lunar calendar, this year is Earth Pig year 2146. Tibetan Losar is an occasion for families, loved ones, friends to spend quality time with each other. More
  • The US State Department celebrates Tibetan Losar
    February 9, 2019
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    Washington DC: Impressive crowd of over hundred people comprising of Tibetan Americans, diplomats, State Department officials, staff from Office of Tibet and International Campaign for Tibet, representative from Capital Area Tibetan Association and Tibetan media staff from Radio Free Asia and Voice of America attended the Tibetan Losar Celebration at the State Department hosted by The Office of th More
  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama wishes everyone on Losar-Year of Earth Pig 2146
    February 4, 2019
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    Dharamshala: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama, on Monday, greeted Tibetans in Tibet and those in exile on the occasion of Losar, the Tibetan New Year. Speaking from his residence in Dharamshala where he was meeting a group of elderly Tibetans aged over 90, His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered Losar message on the occasion of Tibetan new year 2146, beginning 5 February. More
  • CTA President Greets Tibetans on Tibetan New Year (Losar 2146 – Year of the Earth Pig)
    February 4, 2019
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    President Dr Lobsang Sangay, Central Tibetan Administration Greetings on Tibetan New Year I, personally as well as on behalf of the Kashag, extend my heartiest greetings and wish a happy Tibetan new year (Losar 2146 – Year of the Earth Pig) to our deeply revered spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama, heads of the four schools of Tibetan Buddhism and Bon tradition, Tibetans living inside a More
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    A Dance for Tibetan New Year, Then 17 Hours in Custody
    February 19, 2018
     
    By STEVEN LEE MYERSFEB. 18, 2018 New York Times Read original story here A monk at Dzongsar monastery in the Chinese province of Sichuan. Credit Gilles Sabrié for The New York Times DZONGSAR MONASTERY, China — The monks, dressed in crimson robes and wielding blue plastic swords, were rehearsing a dance they would perform the next day in celebration of the Tibetan New Year. More
  • Tibetan Losar – 2145 – Celebrated in Belgium
    February 18, 2018
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    BRUSSELS, Belgium: Tibetans in Belgium ushered in the Tibetan New Year, Losar, with day-night-long celebrations in Antwerp yesterday. Known as the diamond capital of the world, Antwerp, hosts most of the Tibetan events being centrally located on account of the scattered nature of Tibetan community in this Low Country. More
  • Photo Story:Gearing Up for Tibetan New Year (Losar)
    February 14, 2018
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    Although the year of the earth dog, 2145 is still two days away, Tibetans have immersed themselves in religious events to pray for peace and gear up for a prosperous Tibetan new year (Losar). Losar is the Tibetan New Year, a festival that instills sacred and secular practices such as prayers, ceremonies, hanging prayer flags, sacred and folk dancing, and partying. More