RTA in Media

September 25, 2016

Taking a moment to thank the Founder

As Drukyul celebrates the 400th year of Zhabdrung Rinpoche’s arrival in the country, it is indeed most appropriate to organise an exhibition of his sacred relics to the general public. The Royal Textile Academy’s exhibition […]
September 23, 2016

Zhabdrung’s relics exhibited

Exhibition: A visit to the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) will give visitors a rare glimpse of sacred relics that once belonged to Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel and some of his reincarnations. Her Majesty the Gyalyum Sangay […]
September 22, 2016

Exhibition on Zhabdrung opens

Her Majesty the Queen Mother, Sangay Choden Wangchuk graced the opening of the exhibition on “Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel- The Founding Father” at the Royal Textile Academy, yesterday. The exhibition, organised to celebrate the 400 years […]
September 21, 2016

Zhabdrung exhibition opens today

Exhibition: An exhibition on Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel begins today at the Textile Museum in Thimphu. Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck, the Royal Patron, will grace the opening ceremony. The exhibition titled “Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel […]
May 16, 2016

Sustaining culture in the face of globalisation

Culture: In this age of rapid globalisation, local artistic practices and cultural identities are increasingly facing the challenge of sustainability. At a one-day symposium in Washington DC, USA on “Cultural Sustainability in the Age of […]