Post Tagged with: "Tibetan"

Learning the Tibetan alphabet (Photo via NY City Lens)

A Tibetan Language School in Queens

Asian, Culture, Metro Area, Queens April 3, 2017 at 12:59 pm

The Sunday Tibetan Language School in Queens provides a “source of comfort” for a community already familiar with the challenges of preserving the language, reports NY City Lens.

Tashi Choephel (second from right) won $7,000 from Uber to go toward renovating a community center for Tibetans. (Photo from Uber via QNS)

Uber Driver Wins Money to Help NYC Tibetan Community

Asian, Culture, Queens, Transportation November 30, 2016 at 4:26 pm

Uber driver Tashi Choephel of Queens received $7,000 through a company program, which he will use to help build a permanent center in Woodside for the Tibetan Community of New York and New Jersey organization, reports QNS.

Tibetan New Year

Tibetans Celebrate the New Year in Manhattan

Asian, Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Video February 17, 2016 at 1:13 pm

Tibetans celebrated Losar, the Tibetan New Year, at St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral in midtown Manhattan, with speeches and performances and a visit from the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile.

Tenzen Tsering (Photo via Times Ledger)

‘Most Respected Tibetan Chef in Queens’ Opens New Restaurant

Asian, Food, Queens April 1, 2015 at 10:43 am

World-renowned Chef Tenzen Tsering, of GangJong Kitchen in Jackson Heights, has opened a second Tibetan restaurant – Punda in Sunnyside, which he hopes will make the neighborhood “happier and healthier,” he tells the Times Ledger.

(Photo by Meral Agish/Voices of NY)

Himalayan Designs Come to Jackson Heights

Business, East Asian, Featured Posts, Queens, Voices' Picks, Women March 13, 2014 at 6:08 pm

Two young immigrants from Nepal offer modern versions of the chuba and other traditional attire.