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filming Shining Spirit in Amdo, TibetOn Thursday, 2 February 2012, from 3:30-5pm, the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, in co-sponsorship with the UBC Department of Anthropology and the Contemporary Tibetan Studies program at UBC’s Institute for Asian Research, will host a screening of the documentary film, SHINING SPIRIT: THE MUSICAL JOURNEY OF JAMYANG YESHI (2009) in the Michael Ames Theater (http://www.moa.ubc.ca/events/index.php?pg=2).  Jamyang Yeshi will be in attendance to play a concert of traditional Amdo Tibetan music, and the film’s director, Karen McDiarmid, will also join the event to take audience questions after the film.

Download and share the Shining Spirit Poster

LISTEN to samples of Jamyang Yeshi’s music here: http://jamyangyeshi.com/index.php?option=com_metaudio&view=metaudio&Itemid=137

JY performing at Vancouver Folk Festival

SHINING SPIRIT has screened at film festivals around the world, including the National Geographic’s “All Roads” Film Festival and the Banff Mountain Film Festival & World Tour; and Jamyang’s music is featured in several documentary films. In 2009, Jamyang toured in Hungary, and performed at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival, as well as opening for k.d. lang at a special concert during the Dalai Lama’s visit to Alberta.

For more information on the film and how it gives back to Tibetan communities in Tibet, please visit SHINING SPIRIT’s webpage: http://www.taracafeproject.ca.

Amdowa woman singing

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