Tibetan Olympics
Tibetan Olympics 2008

Torch Relay

The torch of the Tibetan Olympics went around the world, making one full circle touching five continents.

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Delhi: 30 January Sydney: 17 February Taipei: 24 February McLeod Ganj: 10 March Tokyo: 16 March Maui, Hawaii: 23 March San Francisco: 30 March New York City: 7 April Rio de Janeiro: 13 April London: 20 April Cape Town: 27 April Tel Aviv: 5 May McLeod Ganj: 15 May

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Cape Town torch relay: Sunday, 27 April

Cape Town - location of 27 April Tibetan Olympics torch relay

Cape Town and Table Mountain

— Archbishop Desmond Tutu urged world leaders on Sunday to stay away from the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics in August. ... South Africa's Nobel Peace laureate lit a "Tibetan" Olympic torch, which was kindled in Delhi on January 30 read

London torch relay: Sunday, 20 April

London - location of 20 April Tibetan Olympics torch relay

Passing through 10 Downing Stret

Rio de Janeiro torch relay: Sunday, 13 April

Rio de Janeiro - location of 13 April Tibetan Olympics torch relay

Torch Relay in Rio de Janeiro

New York City torch relay: Monday, 7 April

New York City - 7 April Tibetan Olympics torch relay

Tibetan Olympics torch in front of United Nations headquarters in New York City

San Francisco torch relay: Sunday, 30 March

Tsetan Dorjee holding the Tibetan Olympics torch near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

Tsetan Dorjee holding the Tibetan Olympics torch near the Golden Gate Bridge during the San Francisco leg of the torch relay.

Maui torch relay: Sunday, 23 March

Torch Relay in Maui, Hawaii

The Tibetan community of Maui and their supporters walking on Baldwin Beach during the Maui leg of the Tibetan Olympics torch relay.

  • The event
  • Press release: Tibetan Olympics Torch Relay in Maui: A Peace March For Human Rights in Tibet and Around the World
  • News: Maui Torch Relay in the media
  • Gallery: Photos of the Maui Torch Relay

Tokyo torch relay: Sunday, 16 March

The Tibetan Olympics Torch in Tokyo

The Tibetan Olympics Torch in Tokyo

McLeod Ganj torch relay: Monday, 10 March

Taipei torch relay: Sunday, 24 February

Miss Tibet 2006 Tsering Chungtak (center) stages a symbolic torch relay

Miss Tibet 2006 Tsering Chungtak (center) stages a symbolic torch relay

Sydney torch relay: Sunday, 17 February

Sydney-sider Tibetans lighting the  Tibetan Olympics Torch, Sydney

Sydney-sider Tibetans lighting the Tibetan Olympics Torch

Opening torch relay: Delhi, Wednesday, 30 January

Opening of torch relay, Delhi - 2

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