W: Put it right in the middle MC: Today we are having a contest on who knows more Tibetan Songs MC: When we play the song MC: If you know the name of the singer, pick up the item MC: Say the name MC: If you don’t know it. The other person gets to answer MC: How many songs do you guys think you know? L: I think I know like 6 MC: Like 6? L: (Under Breath) I mean. Yah D: I think I know about 4 S: How many do you know? C: Ummm S: You should know all of them since you sing all the time C: 8 S: 8? C: Yes MC:8? C: Yes S: If you are only a 8 I should be a 1 TL: 11 (Both Laugh) TL: W how much you know? W: (Still Laughing) W: 10. Between 9 and 10 S: Phurbu T Namgyal D: I’ve heard this song L: Phurbu Namgyal L: Phurbu T Namgyal D: Oh, yah! (Both Laugh) L: When I first heard it I was wondering. “What is it?” D: Doesn’t Phurbu T Namgyal live here, In MN TL: Phuri Namgyal TL: Phuri Namgyal TL: Phuri Namgyal is MN’s most famous artist (Tibetan) C: Kunga C: (Laughing) S: (Sad she lost) L: Kunga? MC: Yes D: I’m probably not going to get any points D: Is this from Tibet? L: Yah it’s from Tibet. It’s really old. D: Oh ok L: I think it’s like 6 years old D: Oh ok TL: Kunga! Kunga TL: W is just singing with the song C: No, Nam, Nam, Namtsa S: Lumo Tso! Lumo Tso! S: Yah C: I don’t wanna play now S: You are losing you know D: I’m gonna get the next one D: This one is also from Tibet D: I only know the tone L: It’s a girl L: The singer D: Tsewang Lhamo L: Is this Lumo Tso? D: Oh he got it! TL: Lumo Tso! Lumo Tso! W: I’m just singing the song, but can’t think of the name S: Tenzin Seungyi S: Sing’s momo song right? S: Sing that song S: Momo (trying to sing) C: Momomomomo D: (Laughing) oh shit D: Tenzin Seungyi L: Oh hoho! Nice one D: I got 1! D: I got 1 point W: Shapale W: That’s not it? TL: Seungyi! Seungyi! Tenzin Seungyi! TL: Shapale? W: I thought it was the Shapale song TL: Did you feel like eating Shapale? S: Dosi C: Donsel S: Donsel? C: It’s D-O-N. Donsel L: Oh! Donsel L: It’s the same song D: Song? Oh! D: It’s the same song? L: Played it 3 times D: 3 times? W: It’s Chulsum Tenzin Donsel right? W: Oh this person’s song is played at graduation parties and birthday parties all the time S: Who is this? S: Ta-Tashi Jigme? C: Tashi Gyurmey C: .Tsering Gyurmey! Tsering Gyurmey! MC/S: Tsering! S: I was wrong? C: You said Tashi Gyurmey. You’re wrong D: (Singing along) L: Tsering Gyurmey D: I know this one D: The song’s very good W: Wait. Isn’t it… Ten.. TL: Tsering Gyurmey! Tsering Gyurmey! W: Tsering Gyurmey is a very famous singer S/C: (Singing along) C: Tashi Phuntsok S: Do you know how to sing this song?
C: Yes S: Sing C: (Sings) L: Oh My God D: Ah.. This.. L I’ve heard this song D: I don’t have any idea D: Where? L: Tibet. He sang in China recently D: He’s you’re relative? D: Tashi Tenzin D: Tashi Dorjee D: Tashi Palmo D: That was a girl’s name (embarrassed) L: Ama Yi Chak (song name) DL Ohhh! Oh My God! D: You’ve heard the song MC: Name is Tashi Phuntsok L: Tashi Phuntsok
D: Tashi Phuntsok
MC: Yes D: oh ok W: (Singing along) TL: Tashi Phuntsok TL: She’s just singing the song TL: Tashi Phuntsok sings very well W: Is Tashi Phuntsok the same person that sings Phur (Fly)? TL: No no. Different people TL: Tashi Phuntsok is. He got first place from a show in China recently C: (Singing the tune) S: (Singing along) S: Sonam Topden! Sonam Topden D: Sonam Topden! W: Ying du la Kunsel W: Right? Tenzin Kunsel and Sonam Topden W: oh yah!
TL: Good job! S: Phur Phur Phur. Anu. Anu S/C: (Singing along) S: Ok I won! (No you didn’t) L: I know the song, but don’t know the singer D: It’s Phur right? I dont’ know who sings it L: Oh! Anu Ranglug W: It’s Phur! TL: It’s Phur. I don’t know who sings it W/TL: Anu Ranglug W: Phur is a song that makes everyone feel good TL: Everyone is dancing TL: Fly W: Everyone is feeling good and happy S: I said 1 before but I am a 10 now. C: please just stop singing S: I wanna sing too you know C: as long as you are happy D: I feel like I’ve heard some of the songs D: But D: Since I don’t pay much attention to the artist names D: So I don’t know them. I don’t really know them well L: Nothing particularly, but i like listening to Sherten songs L: Sometimes and Tsering Gyurmey TL: How do I feel after listening? After hearing the songs I knew them all. TL: I felt like Oh I listen to songs very well TL: Next time listening to a song it’s important to know who the artist is TL: And when someone asks you. You can just tell them to play this song or that song really easily W: TL and I went to the same school. So when I hang out with her I got really into Tibetan songs