About the Show
In 1924, an extraordinary silent film was made by Captain John Noel documenting the ill-fated attempt at the summit of Mount Everest by climbers George Mallory and Sandy Irvine. To promote ‘The Epic of Everest’, Captain Noel invited Buddhist monks from Tibet to travel to the west for the very first time to perform their magical masked dance and sacred music at screenings of the film.
Now, a hundred years later, the monks of Tashi Lhunpo present ‘From the Roof of the World’ featuring the same traditional Cham Dance and monastic music which captivated the pioneering mountaineers a century ago. A group of Tibetan monks from their exiled monastery in India are now able to share their unique culture with th ... Read More