- published: 21 Jul 2015
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English/Nat It must rate as one of the most unorthodox gifts from a ruling monarch to his people. To mark the silver jubilee of his rule in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, King Jigme Singye Wangchuck has opened up the Bhutanese sky to television transmission. For decades, the country has imposed a ban on television in a zealous bid to safeguard its cultural identity. Now, its people are free to watch transmissions from the local Bhutan Broadcasting Service. Bhutanese people gathered in eager anticipation for the historic first broadcast from their very own television station. The long awaited moment came nearly twenty minutes late due to teething problems at the transmission centre at the Bhutan Broadcasting Service in Thimpu. The broadcast began with a tribute to th...
"The Last Place" by Alexis Bloom and Tsehwang Dendup. A documentary short about Bhutan and its cultural policies, from the perspective of the Bhutanese government. For another perspective on Bhutanese cultural policies, see Sally Neighbour's report here: http://youtu.be/EVzs5N_OXbM.
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Radio on TV is a weekly talk show on radio with Ashok Tirwa. It is broadcast live on Wednesday at 2:20pm. He invites enterprising young people to share their story and the story of their enterprise. As Ashok goes live on radio, our camera crew films the show for Television. The packaged TV programme is aired on Monday at 9:30pm.
The first video show the story of Zubaida, a girl from Afghanistan who suffered from 3rd degree burns and needed a series of plastic surgeries to repair her damaged skin. Unable to stay and pay for the treatment, her parents are forced to return to Afghanistan, but in a gesture of kindness, Zubaida's chief plastic surgeon, Dr. Grossmann and his wife Rebecca, decide to adopt Zubaida for an entire year until she completes her full treatment. During this year in Beverly Hills, CA., Zubaida acquires the American culture and begins to feel like a true American girl. However, everybody knows that Zubaida must return to her parents in Afghanistan at some point, so she does reluctantly. This video is a good example of cultural assimilation. The second video show an example of cultural diffusion...
Namgay Zam, the most well-known face on television in Bhutan, has left the country after an emotionally draining legal battle with an influential businessman, who had accused her of defamation due to her social media posting. She arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal, days after the litigant chose to withdraw the case just as the verdict was ready to be announced. “Given a chance, I’d have loved to stay in Bhutan,” she says. Zam, formerly a news anchor with Bhutan Broadcasting Service, had earlier alleged she was a victim of a “witch-hunt” started by Bhutan’s Chief Justice Tshering Wangchuk after she re-posted on social media an online petition written by a young doctor against the judge’s father-in-law, the petitioner in the defamation suit. International media reported on and saw the case as a t...
Renowned academic and environmentalist David Suzuki is interviewed on Bhutan's television channel BBS. David explains how Bhutan's principles of GNH are the best thing he has heard in the 50 years he has been an environmentalist. He argues for a step change away from the big economy to a renewed focus on the environment.
An exhibition of Bhutan philatelic products was held at Jalpaiguri from 4th September to 6th September 2009. In this clip you will find portion of an interview of organizer and Philatelist Mr Mukul bhowmik taken by some TV channels which were later telecast by them in their channels
Bhutan Broadcasting Service (BBS) documentary on Mountain Hazelnuts, as televised on national television in 2013 and 2014 This documentary was made to mark the first hazelnut harvest and the planting of almost 2 million hazelnut trees by Mountain Hazelnut Venture. The documentary outlines the company's mission, the markets for hazelnut and documents current operations in: Thimphu, Lingmethang and Ngatshang nurseries, and in farmers' fields across the country. It also informs viewers about the importance of growing hazelnuts on fallow land in villages and the social, environmental and economic benefits that communities would experience.