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29june20092Taipei: July 6, 2009 is His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 74th birthday. Tibetans and Buddhist followers in Taiwan have organized a series of activities to celebrate the birthday of His Holiness "H.H the Dalai Lama's Religious Foundation of Taiwan" will lead the events. From July 4 to July 30, they have planned an exhibition of Tibetan culture "Snow led the soul for half a century." The special events include offering long life prayers to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, lectures on cultural and heritage, and films such as historical documentaries of Tibet. The exhibition will display a history of modern Tibet in the past 50 years.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama is recognized and respected as Bodhisattva "Avalokitesvara", and the political and spiritual leader by the people of Tibet. He symbolizes compassion and world peace.  In the 50 years that he has been in exile from his home land the spiritual leader has led the struggle for freedom of Tibetan people.

The special exhibition will include precious photos show the history of Tibet which based in truth across the centuries, as well as a visual account of the fifty years in exile. Photographs including:

1.Brief history of Tibet
2.The resettlement of Tibetans in exile
3.The Tibetan exiles to settle in and entrepreneurship
4.Structure and functions of the Tibetan government in exile  
5.The preservation of Tibetan culture and heritage
6.Carrying forward the tradition of religion
7.The status of democracy and freedom in Tibet and the international community's concern
8.His Holiness of Dalai Lama and Tibet

Through the historical photographs of Tibetan people those in attendance will sing with deep feeling and elegy and remark at the Tibetan people's adherence to religious and cultural heritage; the special exhibition is endued with Tibetan culture.

The following exhibition website launched by The foundation of H.H the Dalai Lama in Taiwan can be found at, http://www.tibet.org.tw/50

Please contact Taipei conrrespondent for The Tibet Post, Ms. Keary Huan for this events: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Cellphone: 00886986083030.