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

 

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