Press Releases

April 16, 2018

Collaboration with Smithsonian CFCH

A team from the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH) led by its Director General Dr. Michael Mason was in Bhutan from April 2-11, 2018, as guests of the Royal Textile Academy. The […]
February 6, 2018

Winter Weaving for Students ends at the RTA

The winter Weaving Program for Students (2017-2018) ended on 2 February 2018 with awarding of certificates to the student trainees. The 2017-2018 training program, which began in December 2017 trained 29 students in two batches […]
January 4, 2018

Students from Laya visited RTA

A group of 15 students from Laya, who scored a minimum of 60% in their academic performance, are in Paro and Thimphu on their EMC (Educational, Motivational and Cultural) tour for a period of seven […]
December 19, 2017

Winter Weaving Program for students begins at RTA

19 December 2017: Winter Weaving Program for students is one of the regular programs conducted by the RTA since 2014. This winter, it is being conducted in two batches. The training for the first batch, […]
December 15, 2017

“Moen-Lam” photo exhibition inaugurated at RTA

A photo exhibition, titled ‘Moen-Lam; A Nation Pauses to Pray – A Tribute to the Great Fourth,’ was inaugurated on 11 December 2017 at the Royal Textile Academy in collaboration with Mr. Karma Jigme . […]
November 2, 2017

The 16th NDAC inaugurated at RTA

The 16th Annual National Design and Art Competition was inaugurated on 31 October 2017 at Royal Textile Academy in Thimphu. Her Royal Highness Ashi Eeuphelma Choden Wangchuck graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. His […]
October 30, 2017

Students from Dr. Tobgyel School visited RTA

A total of 69 students led by three teachers from Dr. Tobgyel School in Thimphu visited RTA on 26 October 2017. They were provided guided tours to exhibition galleries of RTA in different groups. They […]
October 13, 2017

RTA Participates in CSO Fair 2017

Coinciding with the Sixth Royal Wedding Anniversary on 13 October 2017, His Excellency Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay inaugurated the CSO Fair 2017 this morning at the Centenary Park in Thimphu. The Chief Justice, Agriculture Minister and […]
October 5, 2017

Students from Changzamtog LSS visited RTA

The educational program for second and third group of students from Changzamtog Lower Secondary School was organized on 4 and 5 October, 2017 respectively. The second group comprising of 184 students, led by five teachers […]
October 3, 2017

“Found Icons” art exhibition by Zimbiri opened at RTA

An art exhibition titled “Found Icons” by Zimbiri was inaugurated on 1 October 2017 at the Royal Textile Academy.   The introduction on the exhibition:   “Like Found objects, found icons takes preexisting images from […]
September 28, 2017

100 Students from Changzamtog LSS visited RTA

A total of 100 students led by six teachers from Changzamtog Lower Secondary School visited Royal Textile Academy this afternoon. They were on educational tour to RTA. They were divided into three groups and were […]
September 28, 2017

Druk School students visited RTA

A total of 44 students led by three teachers visited Royal Textile Academy this morning. They were on educational tour to RTA. They were given guided tour by RTA’s curators to upper gallery that hosts […]
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September 20, 2016

Press Release on exhibitions titled “Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel: The Founding Father”

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 20/09/2016 Royal Textile Academy P.O. Box: 1551 Thimphu: Bhutan Exhibition on “Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel – The Founding Father” Chubachu, Thimphu – 20 September 2016: Her Majesty Queen Mother Sangay Choden […]
November 2, 2016

Press Release on exhibition titled “Tashi Gomang: A National Treasure of Bhutan”

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 02/11/2016 Royal Textile Academy P.O. Box: 1551 Thimphu: Bhutan Exhibition on “Tashi Gomang: A National Treasure of Bhutan” Chubachu, Thimphu – 2 November, 2016: His Eminence Tsugla Lopen Samten Dorji […]
May 23, 2017

Press Release on “The Mellow” – A Fashion Exhibition and Sales

PRESS RELEASE Royal Textile Academy P.O. Box: 1551 Thimphu: Bhutan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 06/04/2017 Exhibition and sales on “The Mellow” The Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan (RTA) in collaboration with CDK Designs will be hosting […]
August 29, 2017

Press Release on “Trima – Discontinuous Weft Pattern” Exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 29/08/2017 Royal Textile Academy P.O. Box: 1551 Thimphu: Bhutan Exhibition on “Trima: Discontinuous Weft Pattern” Chubachu, Thimphu – 29 August 2017: Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck will inaugurate the exhibition “Trima: […]