Group holds fundraiser for Free Tibet society

Image by Flickr user sfthqphotos Image by 20090424-tiber.jpg A photo from Olympic game protests, the caption reads: "Four Tibet activists from Britain and the United States were detained in Beijing today after unfurling Tibetan flags and two 140-square-foot banners outside the Olympic stadium. The first read, 'One World, One Dream: Free Tibet' in English, and the second read, 'Tibet Will Be Free' in English and 'Free Tibet' in Chinese."

On Saturday, April 25, Students for a Free Tibet: College of Charleston Chapter are holding a benefit that will teach others about the Tibetan Freedom Movement and what it means to work for peace.

The event will feature an evening of live music from four different local bands, dinner catered by Sermet's Corner, poetry, and speeches from Geshe Dakpa Topgyal.

Suggested donation is just $5 with all proceeds going to the Charleston Tibetan Society and Students for a Free Tibet. 

The event is open to students and the community. It will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at Gage Hall located at 4 Archdale Street in downtown Charleston.