May 31, 2009 - Dharamsala

The 15th Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup Football tournament kicked off today with an elaborate ceremonial opening at the Tibetan Children Village School.
His Holiness Karmapa graced the occasion as the chief guest. Ven Tsering Phuntsok, Minister of Religion; Mr. Chope Paljor Tsering, Minister of Health; Thupten Tashi Anyertsang from the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission; and Atul Fulzile, the Superintendent of Police, Kangra, were also present among other guests.
His Holiness gave an inaugural speech mentioning that all of the participating teams "have come from different places, different Tibetan settlements, and that this is a wonderful stage to show the power of one-ness, which is very important for us [Tibetans]". His Holiness concluded by wishing success for every team. Later, His Holiness felicitated each team with a gift and took group pictures with them.
A symbolic “Thank you India” match was played between TCV United and Kangra District Police before the opening of the tournament.
His Holiness left for Gyuto after the tournament.

2009.5.31 法王噶瑪巴應邀出席第十五屆西藏足球賽 15th Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup Football Tournament

Karmapa chief guest at 15th Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Cup Football Tournament


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