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The Many Faces of Buddhism



Tantric Buddhist Priest Prajwal Ratna Vajracharya as Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Dance form: Charya Nritya Tantric Dance of Nepal)Photo: Andre Elbing
Tantric Buddhist Priest Prajwal Ratna Vajracharya as Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Dance form: Charya Nritya Tantric Dance of Nepal)
Photo: Andre Elbing
The Many Faces of Buddhism
ENGLAND
LONDON  •  various venues  •  Ongoing
 
 

The Many Faces of Buddhism – a city-wide celebration of Buddhist ideas and values through the arts. It is sponsored by The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation whose new Gallery of Asian Buddhist Sculptures at the V&A opens on 29 April. A series of arts events including an International forum on Buddhism and the Arts Today and A Day of Rare Buddhist Dances will be held at the V&A in celebration of the Gallery inauguration while International Buddhist Film Festival (IBFF 2009) will take place at East London’s cultural hub The Barbican.

These programmes include:

25 April: An International Forum on Buddhism and The Arts Today

29 April: Buddhist Sacred Dance Traditions - A Talk by
Joseph Houseal

29 April: The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Gallery opens

1 May: A Day of Rare Buddhist Dances

7 - 17 May: International Buddhist Film Festival



The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Website


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