For Peace In Tibet
Techung is a Tibetan singer currently serving as Artist in Residence at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Techung and his band combine traditional and contemporary music to convey the message of peace, freedom, and courage. They tour internationally, and in 2009, they performed with with Philip Glass, Patti Smith and others at Carnegie Hall in New York City. His albums have met with critical acclaim, and his music has been featured in films such as IMAX "Everest," the "Dalai Lama Renaissance," "A Good Day to Die," and more. Techung will be touring the East Coast from July 14-28, 2012, accompanied by Michel Tyabji (percussion), Rinzing Wangyal (guitar) and Tsering Phuntsok (dulcimer and more).
"The goal for the Peace In Tibet Tour is to find a channel to heal the community through music, especially given the recent tragic lost of 33 Tibetans who self immolated themselves for Tibetan freedom and the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Tibet." - Techung. More information about Techung and his band: www.techung.com
Kreeger Building Auditorium American University (View)
440 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington DC, DC 20016