A Celebration of Tibetan & Himalayan Traditional Arts

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Monday, October 18, 2021

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

This free concert will feature elders, community artists, and members of the New York Ex-TIPA Ensemble performing songs for good health and healing for all.

While headlined by the virtuosity and skill of the New York Ex-TIPA Ensemble, which consists of instrumentalists, singers, and dancers trained at the Tibetan Institute for Performing Arts in northern India, the concert will begin with community artists and talented elders sharing songs from their home regions, languages, and traditions.

This concert is hosted by the Himalayan Elders Project at the Sherpa Temple of Elmhurst, Queens via a partnership between the Himalayan Language and Culture Program and the Center for Traditional Music and Dance.

Funding for this concert is made possible by the New York State Council for the Arts’ Restart New York initiative.

IMPORTANT: To maintain the safety of performers and audiences, quarantine restrictions will be closely followed. Please RSVP for the limited seating available for this event.

Please be ready to show proof of vaccination with ID and wear a mask at all times. The concert will take place in an in-door space.

If you cannot attend in-person, the concert will be live streamed as well as recorded. The program will then air online at a later date on the Center for Traditional Music and Dance’s Youtube channel and Facebook page.

This event is part of CTMD's Sustaining Cultures Program Inner Asian Sustaining Cultures Initiative.