RTAB News

June 2, 2017

Commemoration of Coronation of Fourth Druk Gyalpo and Social Forestry Day

Led by the Executive Director, the staff of Royal Textile Academy commemorated the Coronation Day of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo and Social Forestry Day by planting varieties of saplings in the RTA compound. A small gesture of our respect and gratitude to His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo for the […]
May 23, 2017

Physiotherapy classes for Weavers

Ms. Reene Songer, a volunteer physiotherapist at the JDWNRH, will be giving free classes on physiotherapy to the RTA weavers for a week. She hopes that, with regular practice, it will reduce back-aches and other joint pains which most of the weavers complain.
April 28, 2017

RTA Team in Lhuentse (update)

On April 27, 2017, the RTA Team made a presentation to the Dzongkhag authorities including the Ven. Lam Neten and Dasho Dzongda on preliminary plan for the establishment of the Wangchuck Heritage Centre and solicited ideas and suggestions from the committee members. Later in the afternoon the team assessed the […]
April 27, 2017

RTA Team in Lhuentse

A team from the RTA consisting of Mr. Kuenga Lhendup, Deputy Director, Ms. Karma Deki Tshering, Curator, Ms. Rinzin Dema, Asst. Program Officer and Mr. Kelzang Dorji, Facilities Asst. are in Lhuentse to discuss the establishment of the Wangchuck Heritage Centre with the Lhuentse Dzongkhag Administration. While in Lhuentse, the […]
April 13, 2017

Eco-friendly fashion exhibition begins

A local fashion designer’s eco-friendly apparels are on exhibition for the next three months at the Royal Textile Academy beginning today. Her Royal Highness Princess Eeuphelma Choden Wangchuck accompanied by His Royal Highness Prince Ugyen Jigme Wangchuck graced the opening of the exhibition ‘The Mellow,’ at the RTA gallery in […]
February 24, 2017

37th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty The King

February 4, 2017

Celebrating the First Birth Anniversary of His Royal Highness the Gyalsey

The Management and Staff of the Royal Textile Academy join the Nation in celebrating the First Birth Anniversary of His Royal Highness the Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck. We pray for the good health and wellbeing of His Royal Highness.    
January 30, 2017

Winter Weaving Program for students ends on February 2 , 2017

Winter Weaving Program for students is one of the regular programs conducted by the RTA since 2014. This winter, it is being conducted from December 19, 2016 – February 2, 2017. It is targeted to provide an opportunity to students to be productively engaged while also training them in the […]
January 26, 2017

His Majesty The King and His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo grace RTA exhibitions

The Royal Textile Academy (RTA) was honored by a Royal visit on 9 January 2017 The Royal Patron of the RTA, Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck received His Majesty The King, Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, His Majesty the Fourth King, Her Majesty Gyalyum Tshering Yangden Wangchuck and Their Royal […]
January 6, 2017

Supreme Court staff visit RTA exhibitions

Led by the Chief Justice Lyonpo Tshering Wangchuk, staff of the Supreme Court of Bhutan visited the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) this morning. Few Judges from High Court and the District Court were also present in the group. The team viewed the exhibitions on “Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel: The Founding Father”, “Tashi […]
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