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Tibet Expo Gets Great Response at Kollegal

September 11, 2010

Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)
September 10, 2010

Kollegal -- A two-day photo exhibition on Tibet
at Kollegal Dhondenling Tibetan Settlement drew
more than 2,000 visitors, which mainly consist of
Tibetan settlers including students and teachers.
The exhibition was organised by the Tibet Museum
of Department of Information and International
Relations (DIIR) from 8 to 9 September 2010.

During the inaugural ceremony, Settlement officer
Karma Senge briefed the gathering about the
objectives behind holding the exhibition in the
settlement, following which the head of the Tanak
Monastery, Trulku Pema Tamdin, opened the exhibition.

On the evening of 8 September, Tashi Phuntsok, an
official of Tibet Museum, presented a detail
introduction about the structure and functions of
DIIR and Tibet Museum through power point
presentation. Some Tibet related documentaries
movies like “What Remain of Us”, “China Brutality
Exposed in Tibet”, “Lhamo Tso: Behind the Sea”
and “Leaving Fear Behind” were screened at
community hall during the two-day event.

Some 60 panels were put on display portraying the
life of Tibetans in exile for the last 50 years,
and the past and present situation inside Tibet.

The Tibet Museum traveling exhibition team will
be holding their next photo exhibition in Goa on 13 and 14 September 2010.
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