The Tibetan Cultural Society of B.C. welcomes you!

Please enjoy our website to help you learn more about us and our many activities. We are particularly excited about our many initiatives to bring our community together for celebration and promoting and revitalizing our culture, religion and heritage.

Tibetan Cultural Society of British Columbia was established in 1981 as non-profit society and with the direction of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to preserve and to promote the Tibetan Culture.

Please return often to view our most recent calendar of events and the many photos and videos of past events we have posted for your enjoyment.

Tibet Fest 2016 Programme (Vandusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver: 27th August, 10am-5pm)


TIME                                            PROGRAMME

10:00- 10:20 Monastic Procession by all Monasteries and Dharma centres.

10:20- 10:30 Opening Ceremony by Chief Leonard George (chief of Tsleil Waututh First Nation- Pronounced Slay Wah-Tuth)

10:40-10:50 Tashi Shopa ,Tibetan Auspicious Dance

10: 50 –11:00 Tashi DeleK Song by AP Group

11:00-11:10 Introductory Speech by Tenzin Gyurme , President of Tibetan Cultural Society Of B.C

11:10-11:20 Gyangtuktso song by Dickyi Rukhag

11:20-11:30 Ngari Lhasa Tamo Tibetan dance by New Tibetan young kids

11:30-11:40 A brief speech by Ray Yee on Tibetan Resettlement Project

11:40-11:50 Athroungla by Pema Choki & Tenzin and Loden Ozaki

11:50-12:05 Song by Tsering Chung

12:05-12:10 Song by Dadon and Chodon

12:10- 12:25 Offer Khata to Event Sponsors: Thrangu Monastery, Tsengdok Monastry, Terra Bread and Rajan, Insurance Company by Tenzin Gyurmey/Tashi la of TCSBC

12:25-12:40 The Great Tibetan FOOD, Tsampa Talk by Tsezom Yuthok

                                ------------Entrance Tickets Draw---------------

                     12:40-01:20 --------------- BREAK FOR LUNCH ------------------

01:20- 01:30 An Old Traditional Song by Dalha

01:30-01:40 Ka Kha Ga Nga Song by Tibetan Language Weekend Class Kids

01:40- 01:50 Ri Thonpoe by New Tibetan group

01:50-02:10 Semjong: Mind Training by Ven. Lama Geshe Yongdong

02:10-02:20 Gyampalamo Gorshey by Dickyi Rukhag

02:20-02:30 Amdo Song by junior group

02:30-02-35 Lhasa Bhumo by Tenzin and Loden Ozaki

02:35- 02:50 Tibetan Calligraphy by Ven. Lama Rapten

02:50-03:05 Slide Show Presentation on Transition House by Ngawang Seldon

03:05-03:15 Gangchen Bod-kyi Tenpa by Dickyi Rukhag

03:15-03:25 Tso Nyongpo by Pema Chokyi and Tenzin Ozaki

03:25-03:35 Fifty-Fifty Lottery Draw

03:35-03:45 Fashion Show of Traditional Attire of Three Province of Tibet by Kunchok Dorjee, Tsering Youdon and Lobsang Dhondup Team

03:45-03:55 Cholsum Mirig by Junior Kids

03:55-04:05 Gangkar song by Tenzin and Loden

04:05-04:15 Kunsel song by Samphel and Dadon

04:15-04:25 Tibetan Modern Song by Tsering Yangchen

04:25-04:30 Dolma Lhakhang and Nying Jhemo by Tenzin Chime

04:30-04:35 Entrance Draw

04:35-04:50 Open Mic.

         Closing Ceremony: Gorshey, Thank you Katak Ceremony to Volunteers and Closing Ceremonial Prayer  

TCS Update

There are 12 Newcomer from Arunachal pradesh are arriving on 15th March 2016 and there will be 14th newcomer arriving on 12th April 2016.



TCS is organizing the 26th Noble Peace Prize celebration party, received by the H.H THE 14th DALAI LAMA in 1989, warm welcome for everyone to join us in this joyfull occasion.Details are mention below.

Date : 12,december ,2015

Time : 11 am

Venue : Old transition home.



On 2nd October, We are going to celebrate founding anniversary of Tibetan Transitoional House at 7pm at Royal Bouquet Palace, Edmond,Tickets $ 25/- per person(Dinner included)

We welcome you to join us. For inquiry contact: (604)442-2612

TIBET FESTIVAL 2015 is here !

Bringing the sounds, colours, and flavours of the Himalayas to Canada, the festival promises an exciting day of live Tibetan song and dance, calligraphy, mind training workshops, world peace prayers, a lively Himalayan marketplace, and more. Proceeds will benefit the Tibetan Resettlement Project (Vancouver), the Nepal Earthquake Relief,  and the Tibetan Children's Music Ensemble.

When: Saturday, August 8, 2015

Where: Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tickets: $10 per person, available at the door



Watch the entire Oct 23, 2014 teaching by His Holiness the Dalai Lama here on our recorded webcast:

Avalokiteshvara Empowerment Live Webcast from Oct. 23, 2013, UBC, Vancouver


A Heartfelt Thank You to All Our Sponsors!

Thanks to you, we hosted a highly successful event on October 23rd, 2014, for the full-day teaching given by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at the UBC Thunderbird Arena! Over 5000 people attended this event. 


Past Events

Sept. 13, 10am  Transition Home Inauguration - Tibetan Resettlement Project of BC                     To welcome the newcomers from Tibet and to bless the newly established transition home in Burnaby, BC.

Dec 14, 6pm Potluck at Masonic Hall                                                                                                   To commemorate the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1989, we will celebrate with a potluck dinner at the Masonic Hall in New Westminister (508 Agnes Street).

Dec 10th, 6-7:30pm Candlelight Vigil at the Chinese Consulate                                                         In recognition and support of Human Rights Day, TCS and CTC are organizing a candlelight vigil

November 9th,2013 meeting in Tsengdok Monastery at 4pm .Regarding His Holiness Visit.

Nov 5th 8pm Film and Slideshow at Trout Lake Community Centre                                               Film screening of "Vultures of Tibet" and a slideshow of nomadic Tibet

TIBET FEST Vancouver

August 3rd, 2013 

from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

 at VanDusen Botanical Garden

5251 Oak St, Vancouver

Proceeds will go towards the Tibetan Resettlement Project, and for the Language, Art and Culture preservation of Tibetan youth in British Columbia.

Tibet Fest 2012: youtube link -




The Dalai Lama Trust in New York is pleased to announce its second round of graduate scholarship grants for the academic year 2012-2013. Ten exceptional candidates of the Tibetan descent will be selected to receive scholarship awards of up to US$10,000.00.

Past awardees of the program are required to reapply this year.

The purpose of the scholarship program is to further the human capital development of the Tibetan people by supporting the pursuit of excellence among Tibetan students in the graduate field of their choice.

In order to apply, applicants must be enrolled fulltime in or already accepted to a graduate degree, post graduate and Phd. program in a university in Europe, Australia and North America and must demonstrate proof of Tibetan Heritage.

The complete application form along with all supporting documents must be reached by mail or emailed (in PDF) on or before May 31, 2012 to the Dalai Lama Trust. Receipt of application will be acknowledged by email. Selected applicants will be contacted for a phone interview. Awards will be announced by July 05, 2012

Application Forms and guidelines are available at:

For further information, please contact:
The Dalai Lama Trust, 241 East 32nd Street, New York NY 10016, USA

Phone No: 1-212-213-5010 (Extension 12)
Fax No : 1-212-779-9245


Financial support is appreciated to support our many events, activities, and programs. We would like to express our deep appreciation to the following sponsors.