Gallery

Father and child

Two characteristics that all Bhutanese men should be proud of: knowing how to cook, and taking care of their children. These picture show off what wonderful fathers we, Bhutanese men, make!

Horses by Asha Karma

Karma Wangdi (popularly known as Asha Karma) has dedicated a lot of his art to freeing the \"wind horses\" trapped in old prayer flags. This collection features some paintings from his \"wind horse\" collection.

Life in Ngangla through the Children\'s Eyes

“Life in Ngangla through the Children’s Eyes”, a photo-exhibition by students of Kagtong Community Primary School, located in a remote village in lower Zhemgang. The student photographers describe their own photographs in their own words

Paintings (1 March 2011)

Paintings currently on display at VAST

Bhutan by Bhutanese (29 January, 2011)

Some of the images displayed in the exhibition \"Bhutan by Bhutanese\" that runs for 3 weeks in Baar, Switzerland. All photos by Bhutan Institute of Media.

Young Zoom on Garbage (26 August 2010)

VAST showcases the results of a year-long art project on garbage. The art festival was organised from 26 to 29 August at the Clock Tower Square

Sunday biking group (23 May 2010)

Our Sunday biking group is growing. Today, there were 12 of us. We biked from the Clock Tower Square to Dechenphug and back.

Thimphu Primary School Costume Parade (21 May 2010)

Thimphu Primary School ended their \"book week\" with their annual costume parade. Students dressed up as their favourite characters from their favourite books for their parents, teachers and fellow students.

Dratshang takes up Summer Residence (15 May 2010)

In keeping with tradition spanning several centuries, the central monastic body took up their summer residences in Tashichhodzong, Thimphu

Takin

The takin mother and calf were photographed in the Motithang Takin Preserve, a 20-acre sprawling blue-pine forest in Thimphu.

16th SAARC Summit

These photos commemorate the successes of the 16th SAARC summit that was held in Thimphu. The pictures were provided by Lhendup Dorji, an official photographer with Business Bhutan.

Rhododendron (23 February 2010)

The area between Tergola (3800m) to Taashi Thang (about 1800m) is one continuous rhododendron forest that are home to at least 35 species of rhododendron. Though most of the forest will be in bloom only a month from now, the lower parts are already flowering. I couldn't resist taking a few pictures while walking from Dorithasa to Dorikha.

Sombaykha Dungkhag celebrates HM's birth anniversay (21 February 2010)

The people of Sombaykha and Gakiling gewogs celebrated His Majesty the King's birth anniversary with archery, khuru, song and dance at their dungkhag headquarters in Sibthang.

Constituency visit (9-19 January 2010)

Snapshots of my visit to Sombaykha and parts of Gakiling.

Nyilo 2010

Some of photographs I took while cycling around Thimphu on 'Nyilo'

Natioanl Memorial Chorten (27 August 2009)

Every year the Central Monastic Body conducts a Moenlam Chenmo at the National Memorial Chorten. This year, they extended the prayers to include a Bazaguru Dungdrup. The prayers, for all sentient beings and the welfare of the Bhutanese, were led by His Holiness the Je Khenpo.

Solar eclipse, Thimphu  (22 July, 2009)

The moon eclipsed the sun totally early in the morning on 22 July 2009. I enjoyed the breathtaking phenomenon from Kuenselphodrang, above Thimphu, with my family and about a hundred viewers. I don’t have many photographs to share, because I didn’t take many. I had chosen, instead, to immerse myself completely in the very rare moment.

Haa Moenlam Chenpo (20 June 2009)

People from every village in Haa participated in the "moenlam chenpo" (prayers for world peace), which was conducted in the compounds of the Lhakhang Karpo. Devotees from neighboring Paro and Thimphu also attended the sacred event.

H.H the Je Khenpo (16 June 2009)

People of all walks of life--farmers, students, shopkeepers, mothers and babies--waited to receive blessings from H.H the Je Khenpo. His Holiness was traveling to Haa to lead the "moenlam choenpo".

Talo, Punakha (6-7 June 2009)

Two days of non-stop archery were organised to celebrate the inauguration--by HM the Queen Mother Ashi Sangay Choden Wangchuck--of the Talo Shedra library. The archery match, between Team Talo and Team Friends, was played in Talo\'s historic and very beautiful archery grounds.

 

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