Into Tibet with Tintin

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Twenty five years ago at the Royal Museum of Art and History in Bruxelles an amazing exhibition was presented.

 

Into Tibet with Tintin, an exhibition that shone a light on Tibet through the lens of Hergé’s beautiful adventure Tintin in Tibet.

 

This wonderful exhibition took us on a journey through the history and everyday life of Tibet. Being led by Tintin our own Sherpa, revealing this mysterious landscape, myths, rural Tibet, a Tibetan home, urban Tibet, going left around the Chorten, sounds of bells, conches, trumpets, the sacred art, an altar, The Bardo Thodal, Tibet as the past and today ending with The Mandala. A visit to the Roof of the World…..