RTAB News

June 12, 2017

Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel’s Relics returned to their owners and custodians

The exhibition on “Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel: The Founding Father” closed on May 31, 2017. The exhibition was organized to commemorate the 400 years of the legacy of our founding father. The exhibition was opened on […]
June 9, 2017

RTA partakes in the First Bhutan-Thailand Festival

The first Bhutan – Thailand Festival was inaugurated today at the Youth Development Multipurpose Hall, Thimphu. It is organized to celebrate friendship and goodwill between the two Kingdoms with common spiritual heritage and shared cultural […]
June 3, 2017

Her Imperial Highness of Japan visits RTA

Her Imperial Highness Princess Mako of Akishino of Japan visited the Royal Textile Academy on June 3, 2017. Her Imperial Highness was received at the RTA by the Director General of the Department of Culture […]
June 2, 2017

Commemoration of Coronation of Fourth Druk Gyalpo and Social Forestry Day

Led by the Executive Director, the staff of Royal Textile Academy commemorated the Coronation Day of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo and Social Forestry Day by planting varieties of saplings in the RTA compound. A small […]
May 23, 2017

Physiotherapy classes for Weavers

Ms. Reene Songer, a volunteer physiotherapist at the JDWNRH, will be giving free classes on physiotherapy to the RTA weavers for a week. She hopes that, with regular practice, it will reduce back-aches and other […]
April 28, 2017

RTA Team in Lhuentse (update)

On April 27, 2017, the RTA Team made a presentation to the Dzongkhag authorities including the Ven. Lam Neten and Dasho Dzongda on preliminary plan for the establishment of the Wangchuck Heritage Centre and solicited […]
April 27, 2017

RTA Team in Lhuentse

A team from the RTA consisting of Mr. Kuenga Lhendup, Deputy Director, Ms. Karma Deki Tshering, Curator, Ms. Rinzin Dema, Asst. Program Officer and Mr. Kelzang Dorji, Facilities Asst. are in Lhuentse to discuss the […]
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 […]
February 24, 2017

37th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty The King

February 4, 2017

Celebrating the First Birth Anniversary of His Royal Highness the Gyalsey

The Management and Staff of the Royal Textile Academy join the Nation in celebrating the First Birth Anniversary of His Royal Highness the Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck. We pray for the good health and wellbeing […]
January 30, 2017

Winter Weaving Program for students ends on February 2 , 2017

Winter Weaving Program for students is one of the regular programs conducted by the RTA since 2014. This winter, it is being conducted from December 19, 2016 – February 2, 2017. It is targeted to […]
January 26, 2017

His Majesty The King and His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo grace RTA exhibitions

The Royal Textile Academy (RTA) was honored by a Royal visit on 9 January 2017 The Royal Patron of the RTA, Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck received His Majesty The King, Her Majesty The […]
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