Photo Gallery

Aku Tongmi Master Musician

Composer of Bhutanese National Anthem, and modern revivalist of traditional music.

Druk Norbu Award Recipients

Annual award for two elder traditional masters for their contribution to music culture.

Google Volunteers

Student Archiving Class

Teaching the youth of Bhutan the basic elements of archiving traditional music and dance.

Bhutanese Folk Music Festival

Annual Folk Music festival held in different districts of Bhutan featuring that region's traditional music.

Austria Tour Fall 2014

MBRC Director Sonam Dorji was invited to perform traditional music in Austria in September-October 2014 as a guest of the Austrian government. This was in celebration of the 25th year anniversary of the official diplomatic connection between Austria and Bhutan. Sonam Dorji was accompanied by singer Ugen Panday. The photos reflect this remarkable journey. The Music of Bhutan Research Centre is extremely grateful to the Austrian government for their support of this tour.