24th Annual Tibet Day

You are Cordially Invited to Attend our 24th Anniversary of Tibet Day Community and Cultural Fair

When: Saturday December 5, 2009 11 am to 7 pm
Evening Performance 8pm to 11pm.

Where:Fort Mason Conference Center
San Francisco

$10 Adults, $5 Children 12 and under.
Free with current paid BAFoT membership

Evening Concert
Adults $25, Kids & Seniors $15,
$5 discount on Concert for daytime attendees.

Pre-Tibet Day Documentaries and Concert
December 3
7:00 - 8:45 PM
Presentation Theater, USF
2350 Turk St. (near Masonic)
San Francisco
Bay Area Friends of Tibet is pleased to announce a grand celebration of all things Tibetan in San Francisco. Tibet Day is the Bay Area's annual traditional celebration of Tibetan art, politics, culture, and music! Experience the Tibetan culture up close and support the survival of this extraordinary civilization. Celebrate shared interests with expected Chinese, American, Burmese, Taiwanese, Uyghur, Mongolian, Himalayan, and other American friends.

Join Tibetans and supporters “Looking at the World through Eyes of Compassion.” The 24th Annual Tibet Day will feature delicious Tibetan cuisine, political updates from behind the "red dragon" curtain, Tibetan authors, lectures, and expected performances of traditional Tibetan music and dance, such as pop music artist Pemsi straight from India, Tsering Wangmo & students, the Sodro group, and the Dharma Bums. Also, world‐famous South African singer Gideon Bendile, from the Lion King movie will perform. Hundreds of one‐of‐a‐kind handicrafts, including jewelry, clothing, rugs, and ritual objects will be available to admire and purchase. Meet prominent Tibetan activists, learn about cultural, environmental, and political

Meet Artist‐photographer Don Farber, and enchant yourself with his new brilliant photography book, His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He will also have a new Tibetan Life 2010 Tibet Fund Calendar. Also meet Attorney Dennis Cusack, Chairman of the International Tibet Support Network and author of Tibet’s War of Peace, Producer‐Director Gregg Eller and his new film, Recalling a Buddha, and Author/activist Canyon Sam, who will speak about her new book, Sky Train: Tibetan Women on the Edge of History.

Join us in experiencing Tibet’s warm people and its beautiful and intriguing culture.

Proceeds from Tibet Day will go towards helping BAFoT continue to support education and awareness about Tibet and providing assistance for the Tibetan cause.