Cochin: The Tibet Museum of the Department of Information and International Relations concluded its south India traveling exhibition programme after holding a two-day long exhibition at St. Albert’s College, Ernakulam (Kochi) Kerala.
The two-day exhibition from 6-7 January 2014, saw an overwhelming response from the students and staff of the college. Around 1000 students and staff of the college thronged in large number to see the exhibit with keen interest and enthusiasm.
Local residents of the city also poured in to see the exhibition including some Tibetan residents in the city. This exhibition was jointly organised by the Tibet Museum and the Friends of Tibet, Kochi.
The principal of St. Albert’s college, Mr. Harry Cleetus inaugurated the exhibition on 6 January 2014. Mr. Tashi Phuntsok, Director of the Tibet Museum led the Principal through the exhibition and explained him about the current situation in Tibet and the Tibetans life in exile, the two subjects on which the two exhibitions were based.
The exhibition received lot of positive accolades for being informative and featuring factual evidence through photographs. Leading national dailies like The Times of India and Deccan Chronicle covered the event in their issues and vernacular TV Channel MTN and Cochin TV also featured news about the exhibition in their channels.