Yee Art & Culture
Miniature Bhutan carves on the lead of pencil tips to make traditional miniature sculptures such as the Buddha, traditional bridges, swords and butter lamps. The designs are so intricate to the point that each product has minute details that can be seen magnificently on close speculation. Written by Dilisha Subba […]
Suja, literally translated to mean churned tea, is the Bhutanese name for butter tea, a type of tea quite popular in the Himalayan regions of Nepal, India, Tibet and Bhutan. Written by Pema Yangchen In the olden days, preparation of Suja was quite the task and a wooden churner was […]
With the onset of countless imported plastic toys in the market and children’s unsupervised time on phones, ipads and TV – there is a general concern about how children are growing up at this day and age. Gyaltshen K Dorji and his wife Uygen Wangmo created TSEM: locally-made toys with […]
This digital “artist” gives modern pop culture icons a more Bhutanese twist.
‘Trima’ literally means ‘coiling the warp,’ and is a highly-sophisticated technique where weft yarns are entwined around the warp yarns, producing motifs that are raised above the ground cloth and are often mistaken for embroidery. These sophisticated designs and motifs are created by highly skilled weavers and can easily take […]
Yeewong handpicked a collection of authentic products from Sabah made by Bhutanese home-based workers from different parts of the country designed to style your home with a more traditional touch.
Junction Bookstore hosted ‘Deliberately Framed: Scenes from a Poetic Stew’ at the end of May. The event marked the 3rd annual Deliberately Framed exhibit, an event where photographers and poets come together to create new art. Written by Crystal Watkins Photos by Zuki Juno Tobgye […]
“Warriors is no doubt a visually striking collection of work. Twins not only in physicality but in spirit, their work is no singular vision, but rather a collaboration of four hands and two souls painting on a single canvas, in perfect unison.” – Tina Ahmed, Dubai Text by Chimi Wangmo […]
An artistic endeavor in bridging two nations. The project participants seek to create deeper understanding of both cultures through civilian channels, and to pave the way for freer interaction between the artistic communities of the two countries.
An exchange student at the Royal Thimphu College, Gina Gabriela Mehmann, shares her top 5 moments at the Paro Tshechu festival and why it’s an occasion people look forward to every year.