His Holiness the Dalai Lama Receives the German Media Prize

February 10th 2009

Baden Baden, Germany, 10 February 2009 (tibetoffice.ch) - His Holiness the Dalai Lama this evening received the German Media Prize in Baden Baden, Germany. 

'This Award from the media is of special significance,' said His Holiness the Dalai Lama. 'In democracy, freedom of press is essential to inform the public about the truth. The truth must been know', he said.

On his arrival at the hotel, a traditional Tibetan welcome song and dance was presented to His Holiness by the Tibetan Community in Switzerland and Liechtenstein’s dance group who were especial invited for the ceremony.

As the Tibetan national anthem was sung at the start of the German Media Prize ceremony, Tibetan national flag was shown on large video screens on the stage. Guest wore Tibetan national flag pins on their jacket. 

During His Holiness’ address, he emphasized his three commitments


Latest News

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Cancels October U.S. Visit
September 25th 2015
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is in the United States for a medical check-up. The doctors have advised His Holiness to rest for the next several weeks. As a result, His Holiness’ planned October U.S. visit has been cancelled. We deeply regret the inconvenience caused by this decision and apologize to all the people who have worked so hard in organizing the visit as well as to the public. We thank you for your support and understanding.

Interfaith Meeting and Action for Happiness Event
September 22nd 2015

Talks on Ethics and Ahimsa
September 21st 2015

Greeting Tibetans, Tibet Supporters and Addressing the Public at the O2 Arena
September 20th 2015

Interviews in Cambridge, Meeting Children in London
September 19th 2015