Spent Brothers Productions

Official Opening of the London Photo Exhibition of
H.H. The Dalai Lama on 1 July 2005 at Hooper's Gallery
(part of the international celebrations of H.H.'s 70th birthday)

Michael Palin     MC  
Michael Palin arrives / The evening's MC introduces H.H.'s UK Representative

  H H The Dali Lama's London representative
His UK Represenative speaks in celebration of H.H.'s birthday & his message to the world

 Michael Palin     Michael Palin
Michael Palin talks with affection about meeting H.H. during his Himalaya TV series
and declares the Exhibition officially open

Singers   Singers
Members of the UK Tibetan Community perform traditional songs in costume

Musicians   Singers
The musicians play traditional Tibetan instruments


Dancers   Dancers
The dancing begins


  Michael Palin
Michael Palin chats with young members of the UK Tibetan Community
at the end of the celebrations

Wishing His Holiness a Very Happy 70th Birthday on 6 July 2005
May he have a long and fruitful life

All photographs © Derek Henderson 2005