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Tsurphu ‘Cham Dance’ Festival འཆམ་

Tsurphu translated from འཆམ་ – known as the ‘Cham Dance Festival’  is an energetic religious event held in Tibet. Tsurphu or The Cham Dance festival, falls on the 10th day of the forth month in Tibetan Calendar. In 2018 it began on May 24th.In 2019 it will begin on the June 12th. It is held at […]

The Tibetan Phrasebook – Greetings and Pleasantries

Our ‘Tibetan Phrasebook’ series of Blog articles are written to provide you with a quick reference when travelling in Tibet. We hope you enjoy them! Before we delve deeper into Greetings and Pleasantries in Tibet we should cover what the region is actually known as to the Tibetan people. This will familiarize you with their […]

Chunga Choepa ‘Butter Lantern Festival’ བཅོ་ལྔ་མཆོད་པ་

Chunga Choepa translated from བཅོ་ལྔ་མཆོད་པ་ – known as ‘Butter Lantern Festival’ is an important religious event in Tibet. Chunga Choepa or The Butter Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the first month of the Tibetan calendar. In 2018 it began on March 2nd.In 2019 it will begin on February 19th. It is one of […]

Top 10 Interesting Facts about Tibet

Our ‘Top 10’ series of Blog articles is written to provide you more insight into Tibet, it’s culture and people. We hope you enjoy them! 1. Tibet is the ‘roof of the world’. Tibet is located in the Himalayan Mountains on the Tibetan Plateau. The highest region in the world. The elevation is 4,500m (14.763 […]