English | Dzongkha Monday, October 23, 2017

‘Rap’ becoming popular among youngsters in Bhutan

Often times when people hear about Rap, they paint a picture of something negative. But today, the popularity has picked up quite well and rap is now well accepted by the Bhutanese audience. Rap is an abbreviation for Rhythm and Poetry.

Entrepreneurship course equips youth with business skills

More than 30 out of school youths are learning how to make banana bread and chips and fruit wine and cardamom tea at a basic entrepreneurship course in Tsirang.

Tamzhing Phala Choepa’s historical significance

The annual Tamzhing Phala Choepa held at the Tamzhing monastery in Bumthang is a festival associated with the construction of the monastery in the 16th century by Terton Pema Lingpa and his protecting deity, Dorji Phagmo or the Diamond Sow.

Towards creating a drug, alcohol free society

To create a drug and alcohol free Bhutan, 24 youth volunteers including seven recovering addicts started to walk from Thimphu till Phuentshogling today.
They will be creating awareness to all the commuters along the highway and explain on topics ranging from the ill effects of drugs and alcohol, to relevant laws related to its trafficking.
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Recovering addicts help create a drug-free society

Opening up to strangers and sharing personal stories requires more than just a resolute will, especially when it concerns drugs and alcohol.

National drama festival kicks off

The first ever national level drama festival is underway in the capital. The festival began from August 16.

18 youths to leave for Korea for various vocational trainings

A total of 18 young Bhutanese will soon head to South Korea’s Jeju Province where they will undergo trainings in bakery, cooking, horticulture and carpentry among others.

YCC & youth mark International Youth Day

As the International Youth Day was observed in the country yesterday, Youth Caring Community (YCC) in Thimphu organised a session where youth from various educational backgrounds shared about their dreams and aspirations, and their icons.

Bhutan observes International Youth Day

The nation today joined the global community in observing the International Youth Day. The day was observed at Gelegphu Lower Secondary School in Sarpang.

9th scout leadership training ends

Some 125 scout students selected from schools across the country took part in the 9th leadership training for the scouts. The three-week programme, which was held in Wangdue Phodrang, ended yesterday.

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