RTA in Media

February 6, 2018

Encouraging art of weaving

In an effort to preserve and promote art of weaving, the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) conducted a one-and-half-month winter weaving programme that was attended by 29 students. Two batches of students were trained for three weeks each. Students were awarded certificates along with a scarf each in Thimphu yesterday. Curator […]
February 6, 2018

“Going to the Winter Weaving Class”

BBS featured a TV program titled “Going to the Winter Weaving Class” on Weaving Program for Students at the RTA which was aired on 25 January 2018.
January 8, 2018

Making of: Kira, Tingma and Aikapur Weaving, Bhutan

WORDS BY EMILY LUSH, PHOTOS BY TRIPTOES, VIDEOS BY RED LANTERN JOURNEYS & GLOBAL VISION MOVIE Bhutan is renowned for its silk-on-silk textiles that carry sophisticated, embroidery-like patterns. Working on backstrap looms, weavers use a pick-up technique to create designs which are worn by both men and women in daily life. […]
January 4, 2018

RTA explores avenues to sustain their future programmes

In order to sustain their future programmes, the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) will lease 30,000 square feet office space and will earn Nu. 18 M rent annually from the fully-leased complex. The building, which is a phase three project of the RTA, will be ready to lease in April. Currently, […]
November 2, 2017

Week-long exhibition opens in Thimphu

A week-long exhibition opened in the capital displaying the winning entries of this year’s National Design and Art Competition. Her Royal Highness Princess Eeuphelma Choden Wangchuck graced the inaugural this morning. Among the art work on display is one by Passang Dema. It is a poem in Braille. The best […]
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