Yee Art & Culture

September 23rd, 2019


Tomza: The Bhutanese Lunch Box

Kesang Choden sat us down for an interview in Chuniding Food on a drizzling Wednesday afternoon, but that didn’t stop her bright personality showing up in the answers that she gave to our questions. Kesang Choden is the woman behind Chuniding, a food brand from Bhutan that brings to the […]

September 5th, 2018


The Tiny World of Bhutan’s First Miniature Artist

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 […]

July 13th, 2018


An Easy Recipe to Make Suja, the Bhutanese “Salty” Tea

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 […]

April 4th, 2018


TSEM: Bhutanese Toys for Today’s Children

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 […]

September 21st, 2017


Top Digital Illustrations from HomeBasedIllustrator

This digital “artist” gives modern pop culture icons a more Bhutanese twist.

September 1st, 2017


‘TRIMA – Discontinuous Weft Patterns’ Exhibition at RTA

‘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 […]

July 25th, 2017


Gorgeous Bhutanese Textile for your Home from Sabah Bhutan

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.

June 6th, 2017


Deliberately Framed: A Poetry Event

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 […]

May 5th, 2017


WARRIORS – TWINZ Artists’ Debut Exhibition

“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 […]

August 7th, 2016


Air Bridge, a contemporary Art Exhibition

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.