Category Archives: Culture

Bhutanese music artists in US get organised

The Bhutanese music artists in United States finally decided they should have their own organisation to look after their welfare, advocacy and career development. The recent gathering of the artists in Cincinnati, Ohio, culminated into formation of Bhutanese American Music

Anjana Rai is Bhutanese Achiever of the Year

Anjana Rai is named The Achiever of the Year 2017 from Bhutanese community – a new initiated taken by Radio Pahichan to appreciate and recognise the contribution and achievements made by community members. The award is to be given every

Bhutan is not happy – Happiness Report 2017

Bhutan observed International Day of Happiness (IDH) amidst reports Bhutan stands nowhere in the world happiness ladder despite being leader in establishing the index as one the basis for human development. Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the day was celebrated

Himalayan Festival to have more attractions

The newest edition of Himalayan Festival USA (HFUSA) scheduled its annual event this summer in beautiful City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania slated to kick off on July 20-23. The three previous annual events in Houston, Texas (2014), Nashville, Tennessee (2015) and

Dashain event in The Netherlands

Bhutanese Community in The Netherlands (BCN) has successfully organized its planned program for Dasain and Tihar (2016) on 16th. October 2016 at a community hall in Beusichem, a small Dutch town at eastern part of The Netherlands. One minute silent

Two Bhutanese honoured in White House

The US presidential office White House has honoured two Bhutanese-American in recognition of their services to refugees and migrants who arrive US for settlement. President Barack Obama took this initiative. Khara Timsina and his wife Bishnu Timsina were honoured along

Himalayan Festival US conclude

Third edition of Himalayan Festival USA (HFUSA) concluded its annual mega event in the morning of August 1. Kicked off its opening ceremony with Soccer tournament from July 29 with grand participation of 27 teams from across the United States.

FOG to felicitate artists, mountaineers

The Founder and Convener of Festival of Globe, Silicon Valley (FOGsv), Dr. Romesh Japra has officially appointed a team for a FOG Nepal and Bhutan. According to him Mr. Rajen Giri will be chairing the joint committee along with Sanjeev

Gurung’s gazal album launched

The first solo music album of Bhutanese rising music star Laxman Gurung, who uses ‘Ekloudasi’ as nickname, has been launched amidst a special function organised in Adelaide on Saturday. This is the first gazal music album by Australian Bhutanese whose

Himalayan festival in US slated for July

The third edition of annual Himalayan Festival USA (HFUSA) is scheduled for this summer in Cleveland, Ohio after the successful event in Houston, Texas and Nashville, Tennessee in 2014 and 2015 respectively. According to the organisers, the festival slated to