Tenzin Choegyal

Tenzin is a Tibetan artist, composer, activist, musical director and cultural ambassador. The son of Tibetan nomads, he is dedicated to keeping the music of Tibet alive in the freedom of exile. While proudly maintaining the unbroken nomadic lineage which is central to his musical repertoire, he also enjoys pushing the boundaries in collaborations with other artists from various genres, both in the studio and on stage, including performances with Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson. Tenzin has released 7 independent albums, the latest being Apo Gaga with fusion band Tibet2Timbuk2, and Songs from the Bardo, an interpretation of the Tibetan Book of the Dead with Laurie Anderson. He has also collaborated with Philip Glass on the film score for The Last Dalai Lama?. Through his cultural activities, such as the annual Brisbane Festival of Tibet, Himalayan Film Festival and For Tibet with Love home concert series, Tenzin continues to share the music and stories of his homeland.

Appearances

Wed, Sep 235:00PMSpangled Perch Bar

dirtgirlworld bush camp

Create nature art and launch it in the nature art gallery, join the council of all beings, be part of the great Mudster Chef Challenge, find your voice and ‘sing as one’ in the dirtgirlworld bush choir, search for a rainbow hiding in Woodfordia, create a wild look and find the natural you with dirtgirl and scrapboy every morning at the dirtgirlworld bush camp! Then in the afternoon, slap on your walking shoes and transform into a nature detective as the dirtgirlworld bush camp tribe get up close and personal with the nature of Woodfordia …become a citizen scientist, plant a tree for the kids of the future, visit the prayer wheel and create a chant for peace, get funky in the compost and meet the other creatures that call Woodfordia home.

Sun, Sep 202:00PMOut and About [Ages Under 10’s]