25th Annual Tibet Day
* Tibetan & Chinese Tales of Tibet * 21st Anniversary of the Dalai Lama’s Nobel Peace Prize * Tibetan Sand Mandala: Creating a Picture of Universal Compassion *
WHO: Bay Area Friends of Tibet
CONTACT: (415) 264‐3264 or (707) 546-5460 http://www.Friends-of-Tibet.org bafot [at] friends-of-tibet.org
WHEN: Saturday, December 11, 2010, 11 AM ‐ 7 PM, Evening Event: 8 PM – 11 PM
WHERE: Fort Mason Conference Center, San Francisco at Marina Blvd at Buchanan St.
DONATION: $10 Adults, $5 Children 12 and under. Free with current paid BAFoT membership. Concert $20
Experience a unique and enchanting Saturday with members the Bay Area Friends of Tibet and the creation of a Tibetan Sand Mandala, which is a picture of Universal Compassion. BAFoT is pleased to invite you to our celebration of all things Tibetan in San Francisco. Tibet Day is the Bay Area's annual tradition and celebration of Tibetan art, politics, culture, and music! Discover the third largest Tibetan community in the United States. Come enjoy the unique people, the special culture of Tibet, and celebrate dialogue with Chinese, American, Burmese, Taiwanese, Himalayan, and other friends.
Watch “Sand Painting” in action as the monks of Drepung Loseling Phukhang Monastery make a blueprint for world peace as part of their West Coast Tour. Come see the Tibetan Association of Northern California’s Tibetan Children’s Chorus.
The 25th Annual Tibet Day will feature delicious Tibetan cuisine, informative announcements, authors and activists, slide shows, and performances of Tibetan music and dance. See and purchase from 100’s of beautiful handicrafts, including jewelry, clothing, rugs, and ritual objects. Participate in cultural and political events including expected Tibetan, Burmese, and Mongolian performances. Meet local Tibetans and friends. Watch important Tibetan movies. Materials will be available to help lobby for Tibetan rights. Numerous aspects of Tibet’s beautiful and intriguing culture will be presented.