Bhutan, known to its people as 'Drukyul', the Land of Thunder Dragon, is a tiny, land-locked kingdom in South Asia, located between India to the south and China to the north in the Eastern Himalayan Region. It is a mountainous country blessed with good environment system. The Kingdom has a total area of 38,394 sq. km and it lies between 88 Â°
In Bhutan, the traditional arts are known as zorig chusum (zo = the ability to make; rig = science or craft; chusum = thirteen). These practices have been gradually developed through the centuries, often passed down through families with long-standing relations to a particular craft. These traditional crafts represent hundreds of years of
Bhutan is a land-locked country with mountainous terrain. The Bhutanese are divided into many ethnic groups such as the Ngalops - Western Region, Sharshops - Eastern Region, Brokpas & Layaps - Highlanders, Nepalese Origins - Southern Region each with their distinct language and dress. There are 14 main different different dialects are spoken even
While Bhutan is one of the smallest countries in the world, its cultural diversity and richness are profound.
As such, strong emphasis is laid on the promotion and preservation of its unique culture. By protecting and nurturing Bhutan's living culture it is believed that it will help guard the sovereignty of the nation.
Bhutan considers itself to the mythical paradise on earth and therefore it is called - Shangri La. It means a Hidden Paradise. It is hidden because Bhutan remained cut-off from other parts of the world for many centuries. It is a paradise because no adverse natural calamities like - floods, storms, earthquake, landslides have ever occurred in