Monthly Archives: April 2015

World Heritage Day: Talks on Buddhist culture and heritage initiated (2015-16)
Students on world heritage day

World Heritage Day was observed in Leh on April 18 at Lonpo house near Leh Palace by Himalayan Cultural Heritage Foundation in collaboration with Central Institute of Buddhist studies (CIBS). A discussion and talk on ‘Buddhist cultural and heritage’ were initiated by prof. Geshes Konchok Wangdu and Dr. Tashi Dorjey. Prof. Geshe Konchok Wangdu said that our ancestor gives importance to tangible cultural heritage, monuments, and objects. But more

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Week-long workshop on reviving traditional folk arts in preparation for the Silk Route Festival (2015-16)
Silk Route Festival.2

A week­long workshop on reviving traditional folk arts including traditional dances, music (daman & Surna) and folk songs organised jointly by Himalayan Cultural Heritage Foundation (HCHF), Samstan Otsal Tsogspa and Culture and Welfare Society Sumoor concluded on 12 April in Sumoor, Nubra. The workshop was organized in preparation for the “Silk Route Festival”, which is being held every year on 23rd and 24th June. The training was imparted

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