Archive for April, 2012

April 16, 2012


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Watch Kadinchey the remix of sights and sounds recorded around Bhutan by POGO, december 2011, made possible through crowd sourcing by Kickstarter.

April 12, 2012


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Bhutan+partners connected  PINC and Dorji Wangchuk, Bhutan.

Dorji Wangchuk, engineer, filmmaker and journalist, will be one of the speakers at the PINC.13 conference on 22 May 2012 in Zeist, the Netherlands.

PINC stands for People – Ideas – Nature – Creativity.  PINC is created for people with a desire to stimulate their mind, heart and brain. PINC is a truly extraordinary event, an opportunity to recharge your personal and business batteries.’

Dorji Wangchuk started his career as an electrotechnical engineer. He was one of the team that started  the Bhutan Broadcasting Services, first radio and TV in 1999. He started the first independent radio station, initiated and organized the Coronation and Centenary Celebrations in 2008 with friends, made documentaries and worked  as a journalist. HM the King of Bhutan appointed him director of the Royal Office of Media in 2009. Dorji is an active blogger and columnist.

April 11, 2012

bhutan + floriade

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Bhutan is represented at the Floriade 2012 , the World Horticultural Expo in Venlo, the Netherlands from 5 April to 7 October 2012. The Bhutan ‘house of happiness’ is situated  in Vila Flora, a landmark of sustainability and the epicenter of the cradle to cradle philosophy.

Henriette Stroucken and Karma Pem Wangdi on behalf of the Royal Government of Bhutan, managed to create the ‘House of Happiness’ with sustainable materials.

Bhutan+partners film 86 centimetres… is shown at ‘the House of Happiness’


Bhutan is op de wereld tuinbouwtentoonstelling Floriade 2012 in Venlo vertegenwoordigd van 5 april tot 7 oktober 2012 in ‘the House of Happiness’.

Henriette Stroucken, EvenBestaatNiet, Karma Pem Wangdi, Bhutan en Peter van de Ven, hebben samen met een groot aantal mensen en organisaties gezorgd voor een mooie presentatie van Bhutan in Vila Flora.

Met foto’s en films krijgen bezoekers een beeld van wat Bhutan aan natuurschoon, cultuur en gedachtengoed -bruto nationaal geluk – te bieden heeft.

Bhutan+partners film 86 centimetres…is in het Bhutan ‘House of Happiness’ te zien.

Voor een volledig beeld van Bhutan op de Floriade: