Archive for February, 2015

February 20, 2015

happy losar

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art by Hans Jouta

Dear Friends,

we wish you and your beloved ones peace, joy and prosperity.
May the year of the female wood sheep be full of creativity and compassion.

Happy losar!

bhutan+partners – Henk, Lem, Matthijs, Frank, Tineke, Patricia and Erica

February 11, 2015

bhutan international festival 2015

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Thimphu hosts the Bhutan International Festival from 14 to 23 February 2015. ‘The festival is a non profit annual event. Working to build a resilient platform for the ongoing support of the creative arts in Bhutan. It’s mission is to provide a new outlet for artists from across the nation, and invite a cultural exchange with artists from around the world.’ With a national arts exhibition, photo competition, film festival, concerts, food section and workshops the festival program attracts visitors as well as professional artists and musicians.

The Bhutan Film Trust, coordinated by bhutan+partners, supports the Bhutan International Film Festival which is a major event of the Festival. The Bhutan film Trust also promotes the opening film Kushuthara – pattern of love, by Karma Deki. Her film is included in the Bhutan Film Trust portfolio.

February 5, 2015

bhutan films travel

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The short ‘Lo Sum Choe Sum”- three years, three months retreat – by young film professional Dechen Roder will be screened at Berlin International Film festival, 5 – 15 February 2015. Ms Roder travels to Berlin to attend the screening and expand her professional network.

‘The Red Door’, short by Tashi Gyeltshen is screened at Jaipur International Film festival, 1 – 5 February 2015, and is nominated in the competition category short fiction. Mr Gyeltshen attends the festival to expand his network and takes the opportunity to meet other international film makers. ‘The Red Door’ will also be screened at the Dutch Mountain Film festival, 23 February – 1 March 2015 in The Netherlands. ‘The Red Door’  competes for the DMFF Award.

The Bhutan Film Trust support Dechen Roder and Tashi Gyeltshen among other artists from Bhutan.