English | Dzongkha Saturday, August 18, 2018

Camp Raven in Thimphu attracts over 600 students

Over 600 students are taking part in the ongoing seventh edition of the Camp Raven in Thimphu. The participants are the children of the members of armed forces.

Getting youth on board in the implementation of SDGs

Young people are a driving force for development. They can play a crucial role in the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030 but only if they are provided with necessary skills and opportunities.   

Country’s six important cultural sites identified

Towards managing cultural sites for sustenance of cultural landscape, the Culture Department has chosen six important cultural sites based on the cultural heritage values of the country.

‘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.

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