Events


87th birthday celebration of the Dalai Lama

July 06, 2022

Traditionally, hundreds of Tibetans in the Netherlands gather on July 6 to celebrate the Dalai Lama's birthday. This time however, a large number of Tibet supporters and guests were invited to take part in this special celebration.Not only as spiritual leader of all Tibetans, but also a dedicated advocate for compassion, tolerance, nonviolence and the environment, the Dalai Lama unites not only Tibetans, but millions of people around the world. As a festive introduction to the evening there was a traditional yak and snowlion dance which immediately set the right tone for the rest of the evening.

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Cycling with Eva van Tulden

May-08-2022

Together with Eva van Tulden from Belgium, we visited Gangjong Rigzod school, cycling in Amsterdam with the local Tibetans and dance together in Oosterpark, Amsterdam for Lhakar celebration. Eva van Tulden is cycling through the Netherlands to raise funds for a language project in collaboration with Manjushri educational services.



Protest against IOC in Lausanne, Switzerland

Feb-03-2022

Tibetans from at least eight different countries in Europe gathered in front of the IOC building to protest against IOC awarding the Winter Olympics 2022 to the Beijing government. From Netherlands, we had around 80 Tibetans who took part in this protest. It is important for us to take part in this event to show our solidarity and of course protest against the IOC for letting the Chinese government to host Beijing 2022 winter Olympic.



#NoBeijing2022

Jan-04-2022

With the restriction imposed on mass gathering due to Covid-19, We didn't get to include the local Tibetans for our events. Nevertheless, along with ICT and Tibet support group, the board members took part in the global day of action to boycott Beijing winter Olympic 2022. We protested infront of Olympic stadium in Amsterdam, Parliament, Chinese Embassy and the peace palace in Den Haag.



Birthday of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

July-06-2021

Today is much waited year for all the Tibetans and admirers of His Holiness the 14th Dalai lama as it is his Birthday. Together with ICT and Tibet Support group, we gathered in Dam square and it was a successful events. We had our traditional dress on and we danced Tibetan circle dance. There were speeches given by Ms. Tsering Jampa lal, the executive director of ICT and Mr. Dawa Tsering, the president of Tibetan Community Nederland. It was fascinating sight as many foreigner joined with us and celebrated this great day with us.



New Board Members

April-21-2021

Congratulation for all the newly appointed board members of Tibetan Community in the Netherlands. Today we had a ceremony to convey our gratitude to the board members 2018-2021 and welcome the new board members. We had a special Thank you session for the Tibetan volunteer teachers and a lunch together with both current and new board members.



Global Day of Action

Okt-01-2020

Tibetans, Hong Kongers, Uyghurs and Mongols demonstrated today, October 1, China's National Day, at Museumplein, against the repression by the Chinese Communist Party. Demonstrations are taking place today not only in the Netherlands but worldwide as part of the Global Day of Action! #RestistChina #savetibet

Raise your prayer flags

August 31, 2020


China’s government has ordered that prayer flags, THE symbol of Tibet, be taken down from roofs and hilltops in Tibet.

Help us stop the Chinese oppression in Tibet! On 27th September we raise our prayer flags for those who can’t.

Hang prayer flags outside where everyone can see them and share a photo online with the hashtag #FLAGSFORTIBET

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Happy 85th birthday to His holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

June 06, 2020

A small token of love from the Tibetans living in The Netherlands .

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Happy Birthday to His Holiness the Panchen Lama

April 25, 2020

You are turning 31 today but the saddest part is that we tibetans don’t know about your whereabouts. China abducted you when you were just 6 years old. We pray and hope that where ever you are, that you are in healthiest of form. We wish you a peaceful and a happy mind.

We remember you in our prayers, Kyab su chey

Join us in commemorating 61st Tibetan Uprising Day

March 5, 2020

Please join us in commemorating 61st Tibetan Uprising Day on 10 march 2020. On 10 march 1959, thousands and thousands of tibetans took to the streets of lhasa and rose against the suppression by China. The uprising was brutally suppressed and His holiness the 14th Dalai lama was forced to flee into exile.
Ever since, we have been commemorating 10th of march as Tibet’s National Uprising Day!! China occupied Tibet illegally and we shall continue our strive for Tibet’s independence. We therefore need your voice and support like never before.

To show your solidarity, please join the freedom march in Amsterdam organised by International campaign for Tibet and Tibetan community in the Netherlands.


When:10 march 2020 at 12.30 p.m.

Happy Tibetan Year of the Iron Rat, 2147

February 24, 2020

We wish all our tibetan friends a very very happy and prosperous Losar 2147, the Iron Rat year!!
We pray for His Holiness the 14th Dalai lama’s long life and may peace prevail on earth.

Community’s E-mail id is hacked!!

August 8, 2020

Dear Friends, With this, we would like to inform you that our community’s e-mail id has been hacked. You can e-mail us at our new e-mail, that is hollandtibetan@gmail.com Thank you and have a good day.

His holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s 84th birthday

June 07, 2019

All the friends and supporters of Tibet are welcome to join the Tibetan community of the Netherlands in celebrating His holiness the 14th Dalai lama’s 84th birthday. There will be rituals performed on the first day before starting the celebration. The days will be further filled with tibetan cultural programs, games and tasty Tibetan food.
When: on 9th and 10th of July 2019
from 11 O’clock.
Where: At the Koning party events, Isolatorweg 29 in Amsterdam.
Entrance: from the age of 18 and above, its €35 for 1 day and €45 for 2 days.
From the age of 10 to 17, its €25 for 1 day and €35 for 2 days.
Children under 10 years of age are free.
See you all on 9th and 10th of July!!
བོད་རྒྱལ་ལོ་།། BHOE GYALO (FREE TIBET).

Gebedsdienst voor het snelle herstel van Zijne Heiligheid de 14e Dalai Lama.

April 14, 2019

Uitgenodigd: Tibetanen in Nederland en Vrienden van Tibet
Wanneer: Zondag, 14 April 2019
Tijdstip: 8.30 tot 12.00 uur
Waar: Isolatorweg 29,
1014AS Amsterdam