Tibet Week, Opening ceremony
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Kealiinohomoku, Joann W (Speaker)Craig, Suzan M. W (Speaker)Yangzom, Tashi (Performer)Dasara, Prema (Speaker)Knox, Cynthia (Singer)Merchant, Vasant V (Speaker)Boothe, Paul (Director)Chaksam-Pa Tibetan Dance and Opera Company (Performer)Cross-Cultural Dance Resources (Associated name)Bold Eagle, inc (Videographer)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1995-06-18 - 1995-06-25
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2345Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5009 (former)
TopicsDance -- China -- TibetMusic -- China -- TibetTibet Week in Flagstaff (1995 :Flagstaff, Ariz.)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesSpeeches
NotesContent: Recording made possible by the cooperation of the participants in Tibet Week in Flagstaff, Arizona, Cross-Cultural Dance Resources, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.Content: For programs and printed materials, see *MGS (Tibetan) 96-11997 Tibet Week in Flagstaff.Performers: Co-hosts: Aleia O'Reilly and John McLaughlin ; Speakers (in order of appearance): Prema Dasara, Mayor Christopher Bavasi, Joann Kealiinohomoku, Suzan Craig, Sonam Tashi, Lina Wallen, and Dr. Vasant Merchant ; Performers: members of Chaksam-pa, the Tibetan Dance and Opera Company: Tsering Topgyal, Nyima Gyalpo, Tenzin Gonpo, Sonam Tashi, Tashi Dhondup, Tsering Dolma, Tashi Yangzom; and Prema Desara.Venue: Videotaped at Wheeler Park, Flagstaff, Arizona, on June 18, 1995, during Tibet Week, by Bold Eagle, Inc.; director, Paul Boothe.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic SP) (61 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionSpeeches heralding the opening of Tibet Week in Flagstaff, Arizona, June 18-25, 1995. Also included are a blessing by Reverend Elaine De Vore; a dance by Prema Dasara, accompanied by a prayer sung by Cynthia Knox; music and dancing, including two performers costumed as a yak, by Chaksam-pa, the Tibetan Dance and Opera Company; the ceremonial presentation of scarves to Dr. Vasant Merchant, Lina Wallen, Jeneda Benally, Jones Benally, Mayor Christopher Bavasi, and John McLaughlin; and a flute and vocal solo by Tashi Dhondup.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY96-F370NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12561668Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1cbae6b0-2657-0137-8e34-0c7ce1a93356
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