Miss Himalaya Global — There is a vibrant Himalayan community in the US, particularly in New York City. In 2018 we decided to extend the Miss Himalaya Pageant and created Miss Himalaya Global to include young Himalayan women in all parts of the world. This new Pageant is a platform for them to shine, as well as a way to bring the worldwide Himalayan community together.
The Exile Tibetans website aims to provide useful and timely information for the Tibetan diaspora. Its keystone is the in-depth information and articles about exile Tibetan citizenship, voting rights, and passport for exile Tibetans in India.
ExileTibetans.com began in 2012.
Tibet Sun was launched on 8.8.08 at 8 seconds, 8 minutes, 8am. The launch day coincided with the opening of the Beijing Olympics. TibetSun.com is constantly updated with Tibet and Tibetan news, major global news, and unique interviews, opinions pieces, and photographs.
The site imparts news and views frankly and fearlessly, with reportage that is objective and based on truth.
McLeodGanj.com was launched on 27 May 2013. The website has everything that you want to know about McLeod Ganj, featuring upcoming events, a collection of historical photographs, unique stories in the blog, and a town directory. You can grow your business and visibility by advertising on this site!
The Miss Tibet Pageant is a platform for young Tibetan women to showcase their talents and aspirations, and be encouraged to demonstrate the full range of their capabilities and interests. The pageant helps assert the Tibetans as a people and a race through presentation of Tibetan culture in a contemporary fashion. When a Miss Tibet participates in an international pageant this fact becomes clear. The pageant was started in 2002.
The Miss Himalaya Pageant is organised to bring beautiful women from the entire Himalayan region onto one platform to celebrate the mighty and majestic Himalaya, the beautiful cultures, and peaceful people.
First organised in 2012, the Pageant provides an opportunity for young women to showcase their art, talent, and intelligence, and to foster friendship and understanding among the people in the region.
The Free Spirit Film Festival is an annual event held in McLeod Ganj to promote the joy, beauty and power of cinema. Aimed at sharing beautiful stories, concerns, interests, and creativity, the festival honours and promotes independent filmmakers from around the world.
The festival, started in 2004 and showing a wide variety of film genres, is truly the McLeod Ganj International Film Festival.
Tibetan Music Awards — Tibetan music hasn't received the recognition and attention it should have according to its potential. Hence the works of Tibetan musicians have remained hidden from the international music scene. The purpose of the Tibetan Music Awards is to address and challenge the shadow Tibetan music is lying under and to give Tibetan music and the musicians the recognition they deserve.
Tibetan Music Awards was started in 2003.
The Free Spirit Festival is a celebration of contemporary Tibetan art and culture. A special focus is also laid on the vanishing traditional arts. The festival is a platform for Tibetan artistes, especially those who need attention and promotion, to showcase their talents and aspirations. The festival was started in the year 2000.
Sing for Tibet is to tell the world that Tibet is not forgotten. We need to bring to the attention of the world the Tibetan calls for freedom and the return of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to Tibet. We sing to assure Tibetans in Tibet that we are with them, and that we are here to do whatever we can to bring an end to their misery.
Sing for Tibet was started on 10.10.10.
Tibetan Olympics was a sporting event for Tibetans to ensure that they are not left out of the spirit of the Beijing Olympics 2008. It was held from 15 to 25 May 2008 in Dharamshala, India.
There were two championship trophies — men and women’s. There were 15 participants each in both the categories, competing in 10 different games. The events were long-distance-running, swimming, archery, shooting, and track and field. The event took place in Dharamshala.
Free Spirit, Free Tibet cross-country motorcycle race. The race will be Mcleod Ganj – Manali – Mcleod Ganj. This two-day racing event will have three categories. Two categories are for Tibetans who are between the age 18 to 35. From the two categories, one will be with bikes with cc from 100 to 350 and the other will be 350 cc and above. The third category will be open for non-Tibetan racers and the cc is of personal choice.
The date of this event is not yet fixed, but will be announced when more details and concrete planning is done.
TV Tibet is an online TV channel that collects and presents videos related to Tibet and Tibetan people from various sources like You Tube, Veoh, and other video sites. It was launched on 2 October 2007.
The newest videos will be featured on the home page. Other relevant videos will be shown according to their subjects listed in the Channel menu.
We would be happy to receive your videos to share with others what’s happening in your area as well.
We plan to do live telecast of Tibetan events around the world in the future when we will have more resources.