RTA in Media

November 8, 2018

Annual design and arts competition sees increase in participants

      The annual National Design and Arts competition is seeing an increasing number of participants since its inception in 2002. From about 50 participants in 2005, this year’s 17th National Design and Arts competition […]
November 8, 2018

RTA recognises 26 artists at the inauguration of phase 3 project

To provide a platform for artists across the country and recognise artists’ work, the 15 winners of the 17th annual National Design and Art Competition (NDAC) were awarded cash prizes and certificates on November 5 […]
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 […]
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 […]