March the 10th – More than 4000 persons gathered in demonstration in Brussels to mark the occasion

Nearly 4,400 people from 17 Tibetan communities in Europe and their supporters came together on March 10 in Brussels to commemorate the March 10 anniversary of the 1959 Tibet Uprising and the fifth anniversary of the protests that swept across Tibet from March 2008.

Tibetans and their supporters gathered to march through the streets of Brussels, convening at a rally at Le Mont Des Arts addressed by Kirti Rinpoche; Penpa Tsering, Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament in exile; Kalon Dicki Chhoyang, members of the European Parliament and other politicians, supporters, ICT’s Tsering Jampa and Vincent Metten. The crowd was also entertained by Tibetan singers and rap stars including Swiss Tibetan Karma Emchi, known for his viral hit ‘Shapale’.

Photos of the event can be found here