RTA in Media

September 1, 2017

Exhibition on Trima opens to public

Source: Kuensel
September 1, 2017

Queen Mother inaugurates an exhibition on Trima pattern

Her Majesty The Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck inaugurated an exhibition titled “Trima -Discontinuous weft pattern” at the Royal Textile Academy in Thimphu today. Trima is one of the complicated and expensive patterns of the Bhutanese weavers. The exhibition is to promote the unique and sophisticated art of weaving which […]
April 13, 2017

Eco-friendly fashion exhibition begins

A local fashion designer’s eco-friendly apparels are on exhibition for the next three months at the Royal Textile Academy beginning today. Her Royal Highness Princess Eeuphelma Choden Wangchuck accompanied by His Royal Highness Prince Ugyen Jigme Wangchuck graced the opening of the exhibition ‘The Mellow,’ at the RTA gallery in […]
April 13, 2017

Reducing environment pollution through sustainable clothing

In a move towards reducing environment pollution, an entrepreneur, Chandrika, comes up with first ever biodegradable clothes for different seasons. Her Royal Highness Princess Eeuphelma Choden Wangchuck launched the products, yesterday. The products are manufactured within the country. The natural dyes with Bhutanese textiles and wooden beads are the main […]
January 30, 2017

Learning the art of traditional weaving

Crafts: Instead of spending their winter holidays at home, twenty five girls are learning the art of traditional weaving, the art of yarn dyeing, contemporary skills related to design and colour combination, and are acquiring basic knowledge on business and book keeping skills. The weaving centre at the Royal Textile Academy […]