Ticket Lottery for Dalai Lama at WestConn Begins Monday, June 25

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama will come to Western Connecticut State University (WestConn) in October 2012 for two public talks, “The Art of Compassion” on Thursday, Oct. 18, and “Advice for Daily Life” on Friday, Oct. 19. The talks will take place in the Feldman Arena of the O’Neill Center on the WestConn Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury.


Ticket prices will range from $20 to $200, based on proximity to the stage. To ensure a fair distribution of tickets, tickets will be sold by random draw. There will be no online ticket sales for this event.


Ticket requests will be accepted beginning at 10am on Monday, June 25, at wcsu.edu/tickets. The form required to submit requests for the drawing will not be made available until then.


Tickets will be sold using the following format: A request for tickets must be submitted via the online form after 10am on Monday, June 25. Names will be drawn at random and posted on wcsu.edu/tickets. Once a name has been posted, tickets must be purchased by Sunday, July 15. When the guest contacts the WestConn box office within the allotted time period,box office staff will verify that the guest has received an invitation to purchase tickets. Once verified, the guest will have the opportunity to purchase a maximum of two tickets.


For guests who do not purchase tickets, the Dalai Lama’s appearances will be simulcast to a remote location to be announced.


For more information, visit  wcsudalailama.org/index.html.

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