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VAST Bhutan, the canvas for expressions

Unlike traditional Bhutanese art, contemporary art started rather late in Bhutan. The Voluntary Artists’ Studio Thimphu (VAST) Bhutan is at the forefront of this contemporary art movement. VAST Bhutan started in 1998. With kidu in the form of studio rent from His Majesty The King, a group of artists who …

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Braised lamb rack with creamy mash potato rosemarry jus

Ingredients Newzeland lamb rack 0.75 kg Thyme 0.25 kg Potato 0.50 kg Rosemarry 0.25 kg Celery 0.10 kg Rosemarry 0.25 kg Carrot 0.50 kg Onion 0.50 kg Demiglaze 0.25 kg Popcorn 0.25 kg Sugar 0.25 kg Butter 0.25 kg Milk 0.25 lit Olive oil 0.25 lit Salt to taste Black …

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We need to consider why we do things

I am 25-year-old guy who has trained overseas as a chef. Now, I’m working in a hotel in Paro. I like the job but have been told to cut my hair or be fired. I don’t want to lose my job, but also I don’t want to cut my hair. …

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Adopt a PET!

Kuzuzangpo to all of you…  and a big hello to my mom and family if you are reading this column! I am Mambo and I am so happy to be in the central pages today! Did you see the Topsy story the other week? He was trying to get in …

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Defining the future of children and youth

He never dreamt of life behind bars. He wanted to study hard and become a better person. However, Nima Tshering was detained for almost two years at the Youth Development and Rehabilitation Centre (YDRC) for robbery in 2013. He lost his father at an early age and his mother avoided …

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Lhadar Flag

The Lhadar (ལྷ་དར་) flag is a special flag hoisted at the entrance of important establishments in Bhutan. Literally known as the flag of gods, it is a tall flag measuring some 50 meters with a white cloth on it. It marks an important institution, establishment or household. The lhadar marks …

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Adopt a PET!

Hello hello, My name is Tiger. You saw my brother Ginger in this column a month ago. He did not find a family yet, so I hope that my story will help getting us both the chance to be adopted by a cat loving family in Bhutan. A mom and …

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Conserving the traditional art of weaving

Under the vision of her Majesty the Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck the textile museum was opened in 2003. It was funded by the government and was a part of the government under the home and culture department. Executive Director of Royal textile Academy (RTA), Rinzin O Dorji, said that soon …

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Roasted lemon chicken, poached asparagus, rosemarry potato

Ingredients Whole chicken 0.75kg Thyme 0.25kg Potato 0.50kg Rosemarry 0.25kg Celery 0.10kg Salt to taste Asparagus 0.50kg Black pepper to taste Onion 0.50kg Lemon 2 Carrot 0.50Kg Mushroom 0.25kg Demiglaze 0.25kg Butter 0.25kg Olive oil 0.25lit Milk 0.25lit Method:  Preheat oven to 400.F degree. Spray olive oil in baking tray, …

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Adopt a PET!

Hello everybody My name is Topsy and I might look familiar to those of you who read this column regularly. I was in the paper a bit more than a year ago trying to find my family. Yes, my family, not an adoptive new mum and dad, but my own …

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