Of Lomba celebration and miraculous mural

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Monday, December, 25th,2017 in News. No Comments

It is a special moment for people in Wangtsa village in Haa. The whole community gathered in the village Lhakhang by 9am to witness the local festival called Wangtsa Goencham. A prominent village resident, Wangcha Sangey, says: “This is one of the best ways of keeping the community united.” There are three sacred masked dances […]

Weavers, artists recognised for promoting arts and crafts

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Wednesday, November, 1st,2017 in News. No Comments

Tashi Yuden’s lungserma, which took her about a year to complete, bagged the first prize in Gho category during the 16th National Design and Art Competition (NDAC) at the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) in Thimphu yesterday. The 44-year-old housewife has been weaving since she was 15. She said that creating new motifs has been difficult […]