VISIT of H.H. the DALAI LAMA TO THE NETHERLANDS JUNE 4 & 5, 2009

We are pleased to announce that His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit the Netherlands on June 4 and 5, 2009. He will give Buddhist Teaching and a public lecture on June 4th in the RAI Conference centre in Amsterdam. In the coming month all information about this visit, as well as background information, will be published on this website. Also, you can

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NEWS

2 JUNE 2009 – LIVESTREAM PUBLIC LECTURE

The public lecture that the Dalai Lama will give in the RAI on Thursday June 4th (2 – 4 PM) will be broadcasted live on www.buddhistmedia.com.

29 MAY 2009 – TICKETS FOR RAI ELECTRONIC

PLEASE NOTE: ALL TICKETS FOR THE BUDDHIST TEACHING AND THE PUBLIC LECTURE ARE SENT TO YOU BY EMAIL. YOU NEED TO PRINT THEM YOURSELF.

28 APRIL 2009 – NEW TICKETS FOR PUBLIC LECTURE

There are now tickets available for the Auditorium, in which the public lecture can be followed live on a large projection screen. The price for a ticket is 15 euros. In case you do not want to follow the lecture in English but in another language, you need to order a headset. To do this, go to Tickets/ Order Tickets.

Also, for both the Buddhist and the Public Lecture there will be a limited number of seats for deaf people for which a sign language interpreter will provide translation. To apply for this please send an email to info@dalailamanederland.nl.

17 APRIL 2009 – NIGHT OF TIBET IN MELKWEG SOLD OUT, STILL TICKETS FOR CINECENTER

The Night of Tibet in the Melkweg is now sold out. On April 27th we will publish the full program on this website. Starting April 22nd, we will sell 2 batches of 90 tickets for the filmprogram in Cinecenter.

In Cinecenter 2, 9 – 12.30 pm, you can view ‘Leaving Fear Behind’ + interview with filmer Dechen Pemba, ‘de Jakhalzen in Dharamsala’ and the premier of ‘Kindness’ + interview with filmer Clementine Ederveen. In Cinecenter 3, 9 – 12.30 pm, you can view ‘Fire Under The Snow’ and ‘Unmistaken Child’.

Tickets cost € 9,50 and give access to the full program in one of the two halls. Ticket sales start April 22nd at Cinecenter, every day from 3.30 pm. Get your tickets soon!

6 APRIL 2009 – DUTCH PARLIAMENT INVITES DALAI LAMA

The Dutch Parliament has now officially invited to adress the Parliament. Earlier, in December 2008, the Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs, Maxime Verhagen, already declared that the Dalai Lama is welcome in the Netherlands.

31 MARCH 2009 – RACOON PLAYS AT NIGHT OF TIBET

Besides Bløf, also the leading Dutch popband Racoon will perform at the Night of Tibet. Also tv-hosts Ruben Nicolai and Sophie Hilbrand have agreed to host this special night. And of course the Dalai Lama still opens the evening live at the Melkweg. By the end of April we’ll announce the full program on this website. But don’t wait to long to buy your ticket, because the Night of Tibet is almost sold out!

27 MARCH 2009 – ROUTE DESCRIPTION TO THE RAI PUBLISHED

To make your trip to the RAI Conference Centre easier, we have published a travel advice under ‘Tickets’.

19 MARCH 2009 – PUBLIC LECTURE DALAI LAMA SOLD OUT

The public lecture by the Dalai Lama on the 4th of June in the afternoon is sold out. The organising comittee is looking into the possibility of getting an extra hall in the RAI Conference Centre where visitors could see the program on a big screen. However, this is still very unclear. There a still tickets for sale for the Buddhist teaching in the RAI Conference Centre on the morning of the 4th of June. Different than announced on the 18th of March there are still rank 2 tickets available for this morning session. Tickets for the Night of Tibet in the Melkweg on the 5th of June are also still available.

18th OF MARCH 2009 – TICKETS FOR RANK 1 AND 2 IN THE RAI SOLD OUT

All tickets – including combitickets – for rank 1 and 2 in the RAI conference centre are now sold out. That goes for the Buddhist teaching and the public lecture. There are still tickets available for the 3rd rank.

9th OF MARCH 2009 – TICKETSALES NIGHT OF TIBET STARTS WEDNESDAY 11th

On Friday June 5th His Holiness the Dalai Lama kicks of the Night of Tibet. This event takes place in the Melkweg (4-9 pm). Amongst other Dutch and Tibetan artists, Hollands biggest band BLØF will perform live at the Night of Tibet.

Ticketsales start Wednesday the 11th of maart at 10 am. Tickets cost € 20,-. Buy your ticket soon, because tickets are limited. Please check out the special page on this website under ‘Program’.

24th OF FEBRUARY 2009 – NEW INFO ON WHEELCHAIRS

Please inform us if you will be coming in a wheelchair by sending an email to info@dalailamanederland.nl; please also let us know if there will be a caretaker accompanying you. We will inform you by email about the possibilities and the ticket arrangements.

23th OF FEBRUARY 2009 – RULES FOR PRESS REGISTRATION

Rules for press registration for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s visit to the Netherlands are now posted under ‘Press’.