RTAB News

February 14, 2014
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Czech Castle Exhibition

The inauguration of the exhibition titled, “Czech Castles” from the Republic of Czech was observed today at the premises of the Royal Textile Academy. Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck, the Royal Patron of RTA, […]
October 15, 2013

LIVE Opera in Bhutan

Live Opera of Handel’s ‘Acis & Galatea’ story held in Bhutan on the 12th of Oct. 2013 at the Royal Textile Academy premises is the result of many years of cross cultural collaboration between The […]
October 8, 2013
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Gearing up for the Grand Opera

The practice session of Opera is in full swing at the Royal Textile Academy. Some 76 musicians, singers and stage-performers from University of Texas at El Peso (UTEP) are in the capital for the Opera, […]
September 25, 2013

HRH Ashi Kesang Wangmo Wangchuck visits RTA

Her Royal Highness Ashi Kesang Wangmo Wangchuck visited the Royal Textile Academy on September 25, 2013. HRH toured the two galleries extensively and was later gracefully joined by Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck, the […]
September 19, 2013
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Educational Program at RTA

A total of 1,161 students from 4 schools and the Royal Thimphu College participated in the educational program conducted by the Royal Textile Academy in 2013. The students toured the two galleries of the Textile […]
August 29, 2013
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His Majesty the Druk Gyalpo and the Gyaltsuen visits the Royal Textile Academy

His Majesty the Druk Gyalpo Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck visited the Royal Textile Academy on the 10th of August 2013. At the RTA, Their Majesties were received […]
July 17, 2013
Selection Result

Selected Candidates

The selected Candidates are asked to report to the Royal Textile Academy before 30th of July 2013 to complete employment formalities.
June 12, 2013
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The Royal Grandmother’s visit on June 12, 2013

The Royal Grandmother Ashi Kesang Choden Wangchuck’s visit to the Textile Museum is yet another historic moment for the Royal Textile Academy. The Royal Grandmother was received by Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck, Her […]
June 11, 2013
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Window to Woven Dreams

To celebrate the inauguration of the RTA, a fashion show “Window to Woven Dreams” was held at the academy’s plaza on June 6. Six local designers and popular Indian designers like Rajesh Pratap Singh and […]
June 11, 2013
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The Third Phase of RTA to begin

With the donation of US$ 3 million from the Ferring Group, the third phase of construction; an administrative block, will begin. This building will offer 32,000 sq. ft of professionally-built and maintained office space for […]
June 11, 2013
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Ferring announces second $3 million donation to the RTA

Ferring Pharmaceuticals, announced during the inauguration a second $3 million donation to the Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan to support its mission to preserve and promote Bhutanese textiles and improve the livelihoods of the weavers […]
June 11, 2013

Inauguration of the Royal Textile Academy

On the 5th of July 2013, the Royal Textile Academy was inaugurated. This state-of-the-art academy has now opened its doors to educate Bhutanese youth on conservation, preservation, training, study and exhibition of the country’s textiles. […]
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