Category Archives: Culture

Mountain echoed in Thimphu

The eighth edition of the three-day Mountain Echoes Literary Festival culminated Sunday in Thimphu which saw literary stalwarts from India, Bhutan and a few other countries participate in debates, discussions and topics of literary interest. While Bhutanese writers and literary

देश खोज्दै भुटानी शरणार्थी

स्वदेशबाट लखेटिएर वर्षौंदेखि नेपालमा शरणार्थी जीवन बिताइरहेका भुटानीहरूको व्यथा तेस्रो मुलुकमा पुनर्बासको निर्णयले झनै बल्झियो । देश फिर्तीको आन्दोलनमा एक देखिएका भुटानीहरू अमेरिकालगायतमा पुनर्बासका कारण आफैंमा बाँडिए । जाने वा नजानेमा आफैंमा मत बाझियो । परिवार नै अलग्गिए पनि ।

भुटानी शरणार्थी : देशले बोलाउने आस

दस वर्षअघि निर्देशक प्रकाश आङदेम्बेले प्रदर्शन गरेको भए दमकस्थित सानो सिनेमा हलमा फिल्म’देश खोज्दै जाँदा’ हेर्नेहरूको सायद भीडभाड हुन्थ्योे । तर, साउनको अन्तिम आइतबार आफ्नै कथामाथि बनेको फिल्म हेर्न आउने भुटानी शरणार्थीको संख्या औंलामा गन्न सकिने थियो । फिल्ममै अभिनय

Arati is Miss Bhutan US 2017

Aarati Ghising has succeeded Bimla Siwakoti to become the next Miss Bhutan US 2017. The contest is annually organised by Himalayan Festivals USA. Susana Pradhan from North Carolina and Simian Basnet from Pennsylvania became first runner up and second runner

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