English | Dzongkha Monday, August 29, 2016

Lugar Theatre restored to its former grandeur

Lugar Theatre restored to its former grandeur--

The oldest cinema hall of Thimphu, Lugar Theatre has been restored to its former grandeur. It now has all the features of a professional new-age cinema and entertainment centre- from foldable seats, clean toilets to new silver screen.

Kuenga Lhaden wins two titles in Miss Asia 2016 Pageant

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Although Bhutan’s Kuenga Lhaden did not win Miss Asia 2016 Beauty Pageant, she bagged two other titles – Miss Viewer’s Choice and Miss Congeniality – for being the most popular contestant in the competition.

BFA to revoke best screen award given to Drukdra Lingpai Tashi

BFA to revoke best screen award given to Drukdra Lingpai Tashi

Bhutan Film Association (BFA) has decided to revoke the award for the best screen play of the Bhutanese movie “Drukdra Lingpai Tashi”. Screenplay writer Gyem Dorji, who bagged the best screenplay, will have to surrender the award to the Bhutan Film Association, according to a letter issued by the association yesterday.

The lone film distributor’s woes

The lone film distributor’s woes-

It has not been even four months since Bhutan’s first film distributor Druk Films started screening Bhutanese films and they are already finding it challenging to get screening halls. From September this year, they were supposed to screen a new release across the country at the same time.

Bhutanese documentary wins Neuro Film Festival

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“The Curse, Bhutan Epilepsy Project” a documentary by Project Director, Sonam Yangzom won the Grand First Prize at the Neuro Film Festival in the US.

Bhutanese film makes it to Berlin International Film Festival

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A Bhutanese short film titled Lo Sum Choe Sum or three year three month retreat will be premiered at Berlin International Film Festival, the first for Bhutan.

Korean film festival begins

The opening of the fourth Film Festival of the Republic of Korea began at Terma Linca resort in Thimphu, yesterday.

Viewer’s Choice Awards for local films

The Bhutan Film Association for the first time is organising a Viewer’s Choice Awards.

Students learn art of Origami

About 50 children and a handful of teachers from different schools learned the basics of origami, the Japanese art of paper folding at Pelkhil School, yesterday. They were given lessons by an origami expert from Japan.

Sherubtse film festival

(Picture Story): A film festival was held in Sherubtse College for the first time in its history. Nine feature films and two documentaries made it to the film festival.

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