Arts & Culture

Selection underway for Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund 2020

Dharamshala: The Department of Religion and Culture, CTA organized two days interview on July 30 and 31, 2020 for the selection of candidates in the fourth Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund (TACF). The core aim of this program is to support Tibetan artists and organizations who work for the preservation and promotion of distinct arts […]


Sixty years of excellence in Tibetan performing art: An exile success story

Dharamshala: For hundreds of years, Tibet has been celebrated as the Ocean of Songs and Dances (Glu gar gyi rgya mtsho). Tibet’s musical heritage and its associated art as deeply immersed in the wisdom of Buddhist tradition and values have been passed down through generations. Each musical feature pertains to different unique occasions in the […]


His Holiness the Dalai Lama graces the 60th milestone celebration of TIPA

Dharamshala: Not long after His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s arrival in exile in 1959, His Holiness envisioned establishing an institution that could not only retain the foundation of Tibetan identity but also boost public awareness about the issue of Tibet. In the last 60 years, Tibetans under the leadership of His Holiness the Dalai Lama […]


US Ambassador for International Religious Freedom addresses first International conference on Tibetan Performing Arts in Dharamshala

Dharamshala: In the most extraordinary show of support for the rich and revived culture, art and religion of Tibet, the US Ambassador at large for International Religious Freedom, His Excellency Samuel D Brownback, graced the First-ever International conference of Tibetan Performing Arts here in Dharamshala at the special invitation of the President of Central Tibetan […]


Final Selected List of Tibetan Art and Culture Fund 2019

Dharamshala: 25 individual and organizations from various part of India and Nepal have applied in TACF and submitted a variety of project proposals such as research studies, making a documentary film, buying traditional costumes for practicing cultural dance and exhibition of Tibetan painting etc for the aims of promoting distinct culture and arts of Tibet. […]


Selection underway for Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund 2019

Dharamshala: The Department of Religion and Culture of Central Tibetan Administration conducted interviews for the selection of candidates in Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund 2019 (TACF). 25 individual and organizations from various part of India and Nepal have applied in TACF and submitted a variety of project proposals such as research studies, making a documentary […]


TACF Recipient Releases a Book at the 24th Shoton Festival

February 23, 2019: Sonam Wangdue la, a recipient of the Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund (TACF), a program of the Department of Religion and Culture, CTA, released his book Photographic Records of the Costumes and Masks of the traditional Tibetan Folk Opera- Ache Lhamo at the 24th Shoton Festival in Bylakuppe on February 20, 2019. […]


2018 Tibetan Art and Culture Fund Recipients

The Department of Religion and Culture (DoRC) selected twelve recipients for the 2018 Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund (TACF). The annual grants program recognizes and supports individual artists and organizations based in South Asia and working to preserve and promote Tibetan art and culture. Grants ranging from INR 150,000- to Rs.300,000 are awarded. A total […]


Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund (TACF) Recipient

The Tibet memory project founded by Tsering Topgyal and Tsering Choephel aims to document through digitalization, old photographs kept in the homes of elderly Tibetans in the settlements of India, Nepal, and Bhutan. Tibet memory project will collect the stories linked to the photos as the individuals recall them. Likewise, they will interact with the […]