RENAISSANCE SERIES | Amplifying Everything Banned in Tibet
Episode 02. Revolutionary Beats
July 26, 2010
Watch all videos from Revolutionary Beats in the player below.
The second installment in SFT’s Renaissance Series explored the rhythms and beats of Tibetan resistance and dissent in Chinese-occupied Tibet. Program to include performances of Tibetan songs banned in Tibet, commentaries on resistance through music, “reactionary ringtones” sharing and much more.
The program highlighted the popular Tibetan singer, Tashi Dhondup, who was sentenced to 15 months of “re-education” through labor on January 5, 2010 for including revolutionary songs on his album titled “Torture Without Trace”.
Watch more videos by Tashi Dhondup and learn more about his inspiring music on the blog High Peaks Pure Earth.
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To download the pamphlet from Revolutionary Beats, click here.
Kunga’s Yi Re Kyo with English subtitles
Kunga’s “Ghangdruk Ghi Dhunlam” (Son of the Snow City) with English subtitles
Jamyang Kyi’s “You and Me” with English subtitles
Jamyang Kyi’s Phayul Dren Lu with English subtitles
To view translated music videos from Revolutionary Beats, click here.
*Special thanks to Khenrap Yeshi and Thupgon for their translations and Jigdo for HQ videos.
Banned Lyrics, Reactionary Songs by Bhuchung D. Sonam, a young Tibetan writer & activist living in Dharamsala, India
Tibetan singer Tashi Dhondup detained report issued by International Campaign for Tibet
The Times Online: Tibetan singer Tashi Dondrup arrested over ‘subversive’ CD
Son of the Snow City by Kunga:
Yi Re Kyo by Kunga:
Torture Without Trace by Tashi Dhondup
Torture without trace by Tashi Dhondup
Unable to Meet by Tashi Dhondup
1958-200 by Tashi Dhondup
Let’s Go by Tashi Dhondup
For That I Shed My Tears by Tashi Dhondup
No Regrets by Tashi Dhondup
Tibet Has Good Karma by Tashi Dhondup
Phayul Dren Llu by Jamyang Kyi
You and Me by Jamyang Kyi
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