Khoma is colourful with kishu thara. All Khoma women and girls weave – young girls weave simple pieces, and older ones weave kishu thara.
In the face of an explosion of modern games, thanks largely to cable TV, Bhutan’s traditional sports – despite the government’s pledge to promote them – are on the brink of extinction.
Meteorological data over the last 6 years show that Bhutan is becoming warmer.
Since ancient times, she has been revered and worshipped by the archers and the locals of Changzamtog. Now, even soccer players, volleyball players or basketball players join archers to seek her divine intervention to help win games.
48 years ago, a 10-year-old girl weaves a kira. She keeps it as an heirloom for 44 years. Now 55, she wears her prized kira.
The Honolulu Academy of Arts (HAA) has gifted a video archive of over 300 hours of high-definition footage on chham (Buddhist ritual dances) to the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs yesterday at the National Library, Thimphu.
‘Facts About Bhutan’ authored by Lily Wangchhuk is a comprehensive book which unveils all there is know about Bhutan. A maiden venture by a Bhutanese, it reveals amazing facets about the country and provides a holistic picture of the many delightful and incredible aspects of this little known Kingdom.
With the historic coronation event only 2 weeks away, a festive ambience has begun to set in and the fever has crept beyond the capital to other districts in the country.