English | Dzongkha Sunday, July 21, 2019

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.

Local music bands struggle to make ends meet

Local music bands in the country are struggling for firm footing due to lack of audience.

‘Switched Off,’ a book authored by Bhutanese writer launched

A book titled “Switched Off”, written by the Bhutanese author Karma Tenzin was launched in Thimphu, today.

PSY and 4 other K-pop bands cancel Bhutan visit

A global Korean sensation, PSY, and four other K-pop bands cancelled their visit to Bhutan, a day ahead of the much awaited Bhutan-K-pop concert tomorrow.

Honouring best documentaries, short and animation films

Lyonpo, a documentary film on former minister Ugyen Tshering won the best documentary film award at the 4th Documentary and Short Film Awards. The award ceremony held in Thimphu yesterday also honoured outstanding works in the short and animation film categories.

Film ‘Prophecy’ bags best narrative feature award

Zuri Rinpoche’s feature film, ‘Prophecy’ won the best narrative feature award in “SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York”.

Filmmaker accuse BFA of manipulating film awards criteria

The director and the co-producer of the Bhutanese movie “Tshorwa-The Inner Call”, Karma Lhatrul Rinpoche, is accusing the Board members of the Bhutan Film Association (BFA) of manipulating the criteria for the 16th Bhutan National Film Awards, which was held last month.

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