Future Plans for Growth With the continued relocation and immigration of Tibetans to the Twin cities, we are actively planning to recreate the existing building and add new spaces to accommodate the growing population. TAFM estimates a budget of $2.3 million for structural repairs to the existing building while a new addition of 6000sq. ft. (with a 120- car parking ramp) will provide for the following: 1. Enough space and rooms for the Tibetan Culture School for enrollment of 250 students. 2. Media center for students. 3. Recreation facility (basketball) for youth. 4. Enough space to accommodate 500 people for TAFM events. 5. Enable services for senior citizens. In order to meet this goal TAFM is in clear need of your monetary...Read More
Tibetan New Year Celebration in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA on March 2, 2014 From 9:00am to 11:00am His Holiness will participate in Tibetan New Year celebrations in the morning at Augsburg College organized by the Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota. Losar event Program: Ticketing info: TicketingInformation: This is a kind notice to our community members that the tickets for the Losar with His Holiness the Dalai Lama on March 2, 2014 will be available for sale on the following dates below at TAFM Office. Current TAFM Members must bring their membership booklet with their membership dues up to date until 2013 in order to receive the membership discount on their tickets. New TAFM Members must pay 2013 2014 membership dues in order to receive this membership discount General Tickets Section A: TAFM Member – Adult (Ages 18 and Above): $50 Non – TAFM Member – Adult (Ages 18 and Above): $75 Child (Ages 10 – 17): $20 Child (Ages 5 – 9): $5 Child (Under 5): Free Section B: TAFM Member – Adult (Ages 18 and Above): $30 Non – TAFM Member – Adult (Ages 18 and Above): $60 Child (Ages 10 – 17): $15 Child (Ages 5 – 9): $5 Child (Under 5): Free Ticket Sales at TAFM Saturdays from 200pm – 6:00pm: January 18th, 2014 January 25th, 2014 February 1st, 2014 February 8th, 2014 February 15th, 2014 Sundays from 10:00am – 2:00pm: January 19th, 2014 January 26th, 2014 February 2nd, 2014 February 9th, 2014 February 16th, 2014 Note: All volunteers and performers must purchase tickets. The last day for receiving membership discounts on tickets is Sunday, February 16th, 2014. For questions, please contact TAFM Office @ 651-917-9556. Parkings:...Read More
Announcement of Scholarship We are happy to announce scholarship for TCV Summer program in Dharamsala, India. A dedicated TAFM member and longtime friends Mr. Michael Ormond and Professor Miriam E. Cameron are sponsoring one deserving and talented student with more information in English and Tibetan
Dear Midwest Community members and Midwest Meet participants We are sorry to inform you that the 2016 Midwest meet has been cancelled we will however resume the popular event starting next Click here for detail information.
Job Opening Announcement Position: TAFM Tibetan Cultural School Coordinator Click here more detail informationClick here more detail information
Students host Sino Tibet dialogue at University of Minnesota
Minnesota, US — A couple of Tibetan students in Minnesota Saturday hosted a three hour-long dialogue between Tibetan and Chinese students at University of Minnesota. London based Professor Dibyesh Anand and Minnesota based Professor Norman Piatti were guest of the speakers of the dialogue between Tibetan and Chinese students at the university. Professor Dibyesh Anand spoke about the two narratives of Tibet; one from Chinese side and one from Tibet side, and professor Norman Piatti spoke about the middle way approach that was initially introduced by the Dalai Lama. Click here for information.
Dear TAFM Community Members,
Tashi Delek! I write this letter after a very fruitful discussion with community members at the last general body meeting on December 6. Two issues of particular importance were highlighted which I would like to discuss for those unable to attend the session. First, many of the members present voiced their strong support of a membership drive. As it currently stands, if all outstanding receivables for TAFM membership as well as Tibetan cultural school fees were paid for, our organization would be in excess of revenue over expense. As you Membership-Drive-Letter-Eng
Sakya Trizin / Guru Rinpoche Tsok 2016