Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts

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Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts

The Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) was founded by Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama on reaching McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh, India in exile from Tibet in August 1959. It was then called Tibetan Music, Dance and Drama Society, which was one of the first institutes set up by the Dalai Lama, [1] and was established to preserve Tibetan artistic heritage, especially opera, dance, and music.



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  1. Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts Frommer's India, by Pippa De Bruyn, Keith Bain, Niloufer Venkatraman, Shonar Joshi. Published by Frommer's, 2008. ISBN   0-470-16908-7. Page 514.
  2. Jamyang Dorjee Chakrishar Archived 8 July 2012 at Archive.today