The Tibet Museum in Dharamshala will join museum around the world to celebrate the 39th International Museum Day from May 18 – 20, 2016.
The three-day long programme includes guided tours of the exhibition “A Long Look Homeward”, talk by former Tibetan political prisoners, live demonstration of thangka (scroll) painting, showcase of costumes of the three traditional provinces of Tibet, talk and lecture on Tibet history and culture and all-day documentary screenings. Schoolchildren from Mewoen Tsuglag Petoen Model School, Sherab Gatsel Lobling, Lower TCV Suja, Sambhota Tibetan school, Chauntara and Indian government school in Dharamshala will participate in the event.
During the inaugural session, chief guest Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay will release the Tibet Museum’s exhibition catalog and DIIR Secretary Sonam N. Dagpo will launch museum’s promotional video. The three-day long event will be concluded with traditional Tibetan dance and gorshey (circle dance) in the evening of May 20th, 2016.