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Stray arrows injure three in Trashigang

In separate incidents, stray arrows struck three men on their foreheads during an archery match in Trashigang on September 23 and 24. Kuenzang Dorji, 23, from Merak, who was injured after an arrow hit his forehead, is currently under observation at a hospital in Guwahati, India.

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Patterns of Happiness opens in Thimphu

The exhibition continues till October 15 (Photo: VAST Bhutan)

With 71 paintings by various Bhutanese artists, a competition exhibition named Patterns of Happiness opened at the Voluntary Artists’ Studio Thimphu (VAST) art gallery and VAST Bhutan studio in Thimphu on September 24.

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Thousands attend Lhamoi Drupchhen

Drubchhen is performed in three phases to appease Pelden Lhamo

Thousands of people stepped into the courtyard of the Tashichhoedzong to witness the second day of the Thimphu Dromchoe yesterday. Dromchoe is part of the 15 days annual Lhamoi Drubchhen ceremony performed by the Central Monastic Body.

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Residents dress up for Dromchoe celebration

RAPA dancers perform at the Dromchoe

If mask dances and the loud sounds of religious instruments marked the festival dedicated to the protective deity of Bhutan, Palden Lhamo, the vibrant colours of silk on the courtyard celebrated the country’s rich culture and tradition.

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Picture story

An atsara entertains the crowd at the Thimphu Dromche festival which began yesterday with the Degay Zhana Ngacham. Lham Tsom dance, the highlight of Thimphu Dromche will be performed today at the courtyard of the Trashichhodzong

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