English | Dzongkha Friday, June 22, 2018

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.

Gangkar Wangdi, Sangay Choden receives Druk Norbu Award

Gangkar Wangdi, 67, and Sangay Choden, 60, received the Druk Norbu or Bhutan’s Living Treasure for Culture Award, in the capital.

Bhutanese documentary film ‘The Next Guardian’ screened in the Netherlands

A feature documentary film ‘The Next Guardian,’ from Bhutan was screened at the International Documentary Film festival Amsterdam, IDFA, in the Netherlands yesterday.

National drama festival to showcase 50 best dramas

The Education Ministry will organise a national level drama festival in the capital. The first ever drama festival will start from 16th of this month and will go on for the next 50 days.

Japanese Opera singer encourages world peace through music

Encouraging world peace through singing, music brought Meiko Tsurusawa, an accomplished Japanese Opera singer in the country.

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