Kuzuzangpo!

Welcome to the Folk Heritage Museum located in Kawajangsa, in the heart of the capital city, Thimphu.The Folk Heritage Museum is within the walking distance of the National Library of Bhutan and the National Institute for zorig choesum (13 Traditional Arts). The Folk Heritage Museum dedicates itself to connecting people with the rich Bhutanese Folk heritage and rural history through exhibits, demonstrations, educational programs and documentation of Bhutanese rural life. The Museum will strive to disseminate the rich cultural heritage across generations by preserving it in different forms.

National Day

This particular calendared holiday marks the country’s National Day of Bhutan on December 17. The country celebrates the coronation of Ugyen Wangchuck as the first Druk Gyalpo of modern Bhutan.] Celebrations are held at Changlimithang Satdium .  There will be a procession including a statue of Ugyen Wangchuck to honor ...

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LOLAY (Back to the roots –reviving tradition and culture)

The Folk Heritage Museum organizes Lolay as one of the most important yearly calendared events in the folk heritage museum. Nyilo a day coinciding with the “Winter SOLSTICE” is an auspicious day celebrated as a new year. The annual ‘Lolay’ festival organized by folk heritage museum under Tarayana Foundation since ...

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Live Demonstration

In an effort to preserve and promote the unique tradition and culture heritage of our country, the Folk Heritage Museum is making the usage of artifacts in demonstrating practically to help showcase to the rest of the world the life styles of rural Bhutanese people and continuing the tradition that ...

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An Annual ‘Lolay’ 2016

Nyilo a day coinciding with the “Winter SOLSTICE” is an auspicious day celebrated as a new year. The annual ‘Lolay’ festival organized by Folk Heritage Museum under Tarayana Foundation since 2012 on the command of Her Majesty the queen mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wang chuck is aimed at revitalizing the ...

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Announcement

We would like to inform all the concerned travel and tour agents along with a small note of apology for keeping the museum closed tommorow on the 22nd of october since it has been dated as a national holiday in the national calendar of Bhutan.We sincerly regret this inconvenience caused ...

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