Cul­ture Diet

Southasia - - BRIEFS -

SAARC Cul­tural Fes­ti­val, or­ga­nized by the Colombo SAARC Cul­tural Cen­tre, was held from April 8 to 12 at the Clock Tower Square in Thim­phu.

The cel­e­bra­tion fea­tured folk dances and in­stru­ments and de­picted the cul­ture of the eight coun­tries of SAARC. The Home Min­is­ter of Bhutan, Dam­choe Dorji, re­garded spring time in Bhutan as a suit­able set­ting for the cul­tural pro­mo­tion. The fes­tiv­ity pro­moted sev­eral forms of art like drama, theatre and pup­petry along with paint­ing, sculp­ture, lit­er­a­ture, photography and film­mak­ing.

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