A GLIMPSE OF BHUTANESE RURAL LIFE IN THIMPHU

Capture the essence of Bhutan at a living museum with a curator. Aimed to conserve the local culture and age old traditions while generating employment opportunities for young jobseekers, visit this unique project promoting the ideology of Gross National Happiness. Enjoy the customary rice wine called ara in traditional cups and gain a deep insight about the rural heritage and culture. Travel back in time as you get to explore the making of homes in village, the usual singing and dancing of women, catch glimpses of the festivals, and even try on the local attire called gho (for men) and kira (for women) and click pictures. Get to know about the vivid elements unique to Bhutan like the masks, the importance of phallus statues, the reverence of thangka paintings, the wonderful weaves, the elaborate woodwork and much more. Top it up with a refreshing cup of butter tea and rise puffs as you enjoy folk dance of the region.