English | Dzongkha Sunday, August 25, 2019

Guidelines for international co-production of films to be developed

Despite an increasing international interest to co-produce films in Bhutan, the Bhutanese Film Industry is not able to work together with international investors due to the absence of a co-production guideline in the country.

A book, ‘In love with Butterflies and Other Stories’ released

Despite the small market and requirement of funds while bringing out a book, a number of Bhutanese writers are writing novels and compiling a collection of short stories. This is a positive sign for the growth of literary culture in the country. 

‘Tsip Choelo -The Vested Astrologer’ wins the Best Film Award

‘Tsip Choelo -The Vested Astrologer’ won the best film award at the 18th National Film Awards 2019. The award function was held on February 21 to celebrate the His Majesty The King’s birthday and for the tireless and selfless services of armed forces in the country.

Bhutanese film festival underway in Sikkim

A two-day Bhutanese film festival is underway in Gangtok Sikkim, India. The Bhutan Film Association (BFA) is organising the film festival for the first time outside Bhutan.

Music studios provide platform for budding artists to pen original songs

Over the past few years, music in Bhutan has seen tremendous change giving listeners the choice to listen to different genres of music. And this change has brought in the trend of creativity and originality, thus giving rise to independent music in the country.

Documentary on snowman trek by an American film maker to hit theatres soon

The Snowman Trek, a documentary shot in Bhutan during the 2016 Snowmen Trek, captures the experiences of what it is like running the mountain trails in Bhutan.

A Woman of Pure Heart bags best short film award

A woman of Pure Heart bagged the best film award 2018 at the fifth documentary and short film awards held on 2nd May in the capital.

Jigme Lhendup from Trongsa wins Voice of the Nightingale

After entertaining viewers for more than two months, Kalapingka or the Voice of the Nightingale has ended with the crowning of Jigme Lhendup as the winner of this season.

‘Nge Tsawai Lama’ bags the Best Film Award

‘Nge Tsawai Lama’ won the best film award at the 17th Bhutan National Film Awards 2018. The Film Association of Bhutan organised the event in the capital yesterday to celebrate the 38th birthday of His Majesty The King.

Live musical concert to celebrate Daw Dangbi Losar

A group of three Tibetan artists from India and Nepal, led by Misty Terrace, a popular local band, will stage three hours of live musical concert to celebrate and usher in the New Lunar Year.

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