DHARAMSALA, Oct 8: Tibetan contestants seem to continue to enjoy their good run at the famed Chinese reality talent show Sing! China as another Tibetan singer has been crowned the winner of the show on Sunday.
Tenzin Nyima from Malho Prefecture in the Traditional Tibetan province of Amdo was crowned the winner of the show’s third season in the grand finale held at the Beijing National Stadium on Oct. 7.
Nyima became the second Tibetan to have won the Sing! China after Tashi Phuntsok who teaches mathematics in Shigatse swept the famed Chinese reality show and ultimately went on to become the champion of the season two of the show earlier last year.
Like Tashi Phuntsok, Nyima is also a teacher by profession. He outperformed the singers in the top five with his performance which included a cover of an Inner Mongolian folk a song in the final.
Along with Nyima, Dukgyam Tsering, another Tibetan contestant made it to the top five act of the season.
The third season of the Chinese reality talent show started on July 13 and ran till Oct 7.
A day before the Tibetan teacher won the Sing! China season three, a contestant from Ughyur; another country under Chinese occupation has won the season two of The Rap of China.
Aire, an Uyghur rapper from one of the most restive parts of Xinjiang won showpiece reality extravaganza The Rap of China, on Oct. 6, raddiichina reported.