Year of Tibet

2006 is officially the Year of Tibet in NZ and Australia. The Dalai Lama launched the year-long festivities at the Woodford Festival in Queensland on January 1. “On behalf of Tibetans, both in and outside Tibet, I wish to express my appreciation to you all for your continuing interest and support in our non-violent efforts for freedom and justice,” he said before the 100,000+ strong crowd. The Dalai Lama will tour Australia and NZ in 2007.


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