« Tintin doesn’t fight for everyone, but every time that his adventures bring him face to face with someone suffering misery, injustice or violence, Tintin takes their side. »
To celebrate the visit to Belgium of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Hergé Museum and Tintin take you on a journey to the Roof of the World.
« In 1990, I visited one of the Tibetan communities in exile in India, and on this occasion I had the joy and privilege of meeting the Dalai Lama. His Holiness knew of Tintin and was very positive about the idea of nurturing the links between our reporter and the story of his country. When I asked him what we could do for his people, he simply answered: Just help by talking about us,so that we are not forgotten. »
The story of Tintin in Tibet has allowed people all over the world to discover the geography and culture of the Himalayan country also known as the Roof of the World. This Tintin adventure is the result of immense effort and research carried out by Hergé and his assistants.