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China Tibet Culture Festival

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Rare ancient monastery moat discovered in Tibet

    LHASA, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- Chinese archaeologists have discovered a 700-year-old rare moat surrounding a monastery in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

    "The unearthed part of the moat whirled its way about every five meters in a square manner, which has been a shape rarely found in history both at home and abroad," said Zhang Jianlin, deputy director of the Shaanxi Archeology and Research Institute. Full story

Tibetan rinpoche voices blessings for ambassadors to UN Office in Vienna

    VIENNA, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- "The snow-white had a represents true friendship and extend my blessings," Tibetan rinpoche Dadrak Tenzin Gelek told ambassadors to the UN office in Vienna (UNOV), when attending the luncheon held for him and his delegation by the UNOV.

    Tenzin Gelek was here attending the China Tibet Culture Festival from Oct. 18 to 29. The festival, part of celebrations to mark the 35th anniversary of China-Austria diplomatic ties, features a photo and tangkar exhibition, a Tibetan song and dance performance and exchanges of activities between the Chinese Tibetologists and rinpoches and the Austrian scholars.   Full story


Expert: Tibet sees unprecedented period of development

    VIENNA, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- Tibet's traditional culture sees its unprecedented period of development, a leading Chinese Tibetologist said here on Sunday.

Pasang Norbu, who was attending the "China Tibet Culture Festival" held in Austria from Oct. 18 to 29, made the remarks to journalists from the local mainstream media.   Full story

Austria: Railway to help bring closer Tibet

    VIENNA, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- Vice-president of the Austrian State Council Anna Elisabeth Haselbach cherishes a yearning for a trip to China's Tibet.

    Meeting a Chinese delegation attending the "China Tibet Culture Festival," Haselbach said she hopes the Qinghai-Tibet railway built on "the roof of the world" would help bring closer Tibet and the rest of the world.  Full story

Austrian parliament leader congratulates China Tibet Culture Festival

    VIENNA, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- Andreas Khol, President of the National Council of Austria, sent a congratulatory message on Monday, for the forthcoming China Tibet Culture Festival to be held in Austria.

    Khol said in the message he was very glad that the festival, scheduled for Oct. 18-29, was being held in Austria on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the establishment of Austria-China diplomatic ties. Full story

China Tibet Culture Festival to celebrate Austria-China ties

    BEIJING, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- The China Tibet Culture Festival will open in Austria on Oct. 18 and run till Oct. 29, marking the 35th founding anniversary of China-Austria diplomatic ties and the ongoing "Year of China" initiated by the Austrian government.

    The festival is the sixth large exhibition abroad of Tibetan culture since 2001, said a spokesman for the Chinese Association for Cultural Exchanges with Foreign Countries. Full story

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