RTA in Media

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
November 2, 2017

Weavers, artists recognised for promoting arts and crafts

Tashi Yuden’s lungserma, which took her about a year to complete, bagged the first prize in Gho category during the 16th National Design and Art Competition (NDAC) at the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) in Thimphu […]
September 1, 2017

Exhibition on Trima opens to public

Source: Kuensel