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Tibetans in Australia Focus on Tradition During New Year Celebrations

Millions of Tibetans are celebrating Losar, the Tibetan New Year. It’s the biggest holiday in the Tibetan calendar, but celebrations inside Tibet have been subdued or cancelled in recent years due to tension under China’s rule. But in exile communities around the world, Tibetans are helping to keep the culture of their homeland alive - even ‘down under’ in Australia.   On a Saturday afternoon in north Sydney, dozens of Tibetan children rehearse traditional songs and dance at a local...

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