THF in the media

Soleha Kousar interviewed Yutaka Hirako about his work and Tibet Heritage Fund for her article “Open Door to Architecture & Conservation“ published the October 26, 2012 on the online blog DOLKHAR. To read the article visit Enjoy.
Do you Flush and forget? Relevance of Ladakhi Dry Compost Toilet.
Yutaka Hirako gave an interview for a promotion video of dry toilet by LEDeG (Ladakh Ecological Development and Environmental Group). Yutaka introduced our newly designed dry toilet, which is functional, improves the hygienic and looks good too. This promotion video is now available on YouTube channel, ‘Do you Flush and forget? Relevance of Ladakhi Dry Compost Toilet’.
Article in the South China Morning Post on 19th December 2018
On December the 19th, 2018 one article featuring the work and efforts of Tibet Heritage Fund to preserve Tibetan traditional architecture was published in the South China Morning Post paper with the tittle ‘Rising from the ruins – A group of devoted heritage experts are on mission to restore and preserve traditional architecture, from landmarks in Lhasa to Buddhist monasteries in Mongolia’ by Enid Tsui. The article is available also online:
Japanese ABC Asahi TV filmed Yutaka Hirako 世界の村で発見!こんなところに日本人
In 2017, THF’s Yutaka Hirako was feature on the Japanese ABC Asahi Broadcasting Television programme ‘ Discovered in Villages in the World!’, a TV documentaries about Japanese living in different corners of the world and their lives, motivation and dreams. The Japanese actress Tomomi Nishimura (西村知美) together with the filming crew come over land from Delhi, India to meet with Yutaka in Ladakh and visit THF/LOTI projects. The documentary was broadcasted in all Japan on 12th September 2017.
Reach Ladakh - CAML, the new cultural center of Ladakh
Reach Ladakh in October 15, 2015 publish an article on Central Asian Museum Leh and THF/LOTI work on the museum.
STAWA vol.2 issue 6, June 2015.
A Ladakhi journalist Ms Fatima Ashraf Barcha interviewed THF/LOTI and concerned NGOs about RAY scheme, the current development project by the government in Leh Old Town. The article called ‘The RAY project in Old Town: A golden opportunity?’ was published on the vol.2 issue 6, June 2015.
Article in the Asahi Weekly, Japan
‘Ladakh, India チベット文化『最後の秘境』を守る人びと‘ (The people who preserve the spectacular Tibetan culture in Ladakh) was published in the Japanese newspaper Asahi Weekly on 1st February 2015. A British writer, photographer and illustrator Mr. Oliver Raw wrote the article based on his visit to Leh. Oliver interviewed Yutaka Hirako and visited THF’s project sites in the old town of Leh.

Rei Takahashi, a former volunteer for Tibet Heritage Fund, published an article about her work experience in THF in the Japan Conservation Project, JCP, news letter no.24, September 2011.
An article about THF and the Leh Old Town Initiative restoration work in Leh old town by Amar Grover ‘Old Leh, new clothes’, was published in January 2011, in
You can see the article here.
JetWings, the Jet Airways inflight magazine, reports about THF's work in Leh in the April 2011 edition:
..."it's a passion for preservation that has seen the restoration of the oldest mosque in Leh to near-original shape. Once in a dilapidated condition, the Masjid Sharif, known as Tsas Soma or New Garden Mosque, has been painstakingly restored by the Tibet Heritage Fund. It's replete with Ladakhi elements as pillars, paper lamps, roof waterproofing with markalag or butter-mud [clay] wooden floors, etc."

HK-based Orientations Magazine reported about the Vienna Cultural Heritage Preservation Workshop, where THF contributed a paper, in the June 2011 issue.
A documentary featuring THF Ladakh on arte, made by Hajo Bergmann and Manuel Bauer (aired April 11 at 19.30 CET, it can be still seen online).
THF Ladakh on German radio, Deutschlandfunk Sonntagsspaziergang on April 10 at 11.30 German time, online: oder bei:
Article about THF in Ladakh in on April 9 2011.
On 31 March, two Sikkimese dailies, Sikkim Now! and Sikkim Express reported about the start of THF's conservation project of the Gangtok Tsuklakhang, read the articles in Now (page 1 and page 4) and Express here.
THF featured in the January issue of Geographical, the official magazine of the National Geographical Society (UK) in a beautiful article by writer/photographer Amar Grover.
THF's Andre Alexander is mentioned in Bhutan's national newspaper, Kuensel (though slightly misquoted...the Jokhang is not "inside the Potola").
The Wall Street Journal's India Real Time blog section covers the recent tragic flash floods and mudslides in Leh.
BBC feature about THF's Ladakh project and interview with Andre AlexanderTHF is featured in the BBC series, Heritage Heroes. Transmission 24/07 @ 01.30, 08.30 GMT and 25/07 @ 14.30, 20.30 GMT.
Rangyul, the newspaper with the largest circulation in Ladakh, reported about a new exhibition at Lala's Gallery operated by THF in Leh. Click here to download the article, introducing young Ladakhi artist Tondup Dorjay.
Himal magazine January 2010In 2010, the respected Nepal-based magazine Himalcarried an article about THF in its January issue.
The May 2009 issue of the Mumbai-based Indian Architect & Builder magazine featured a 3-page article entitled Conserving Hillside Heritage, written by A. Alexander.
Jammu & Kashmir monthly magazine reports about THFIn August, the Vol.3 No.8 issue of the Jammu & Kashmir monthly news magazine, Epilogue, featured a two-page article about THF. Titled, The Challenge of Restoring the "Old Leh Town' - Living Testimony of Ladakh's Cultural Heritage, it was written by Zainab Akhtar under the first "Sanjay Ghose Ladakh Women Writer's Award 2008-09".
Cover of November 2009 issue of Orientations magazine, with an article about THFThe November/December issue of the Hong Kong-based Orientations magazine (Vol.40, No.8) had a 9-page article by Rob Linrothe, titled Conservation Projects in Ladakh, Summer 2008. Among various restoration efforts in Ladakh, THF/LOTI's Ladakh projects, specifically the Alchi Tsatsapuri Restoration and Leh Old Town Conservation projects are prominently featured.
THF's Leh project is featured on the Buddhist Channel.
online magazine about world-wide conservation and restoration projectsIssues 1, 5, 6 and 7 of the online magazine e-Conservation have articles about THF projects.
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