Reports about/from Bhutan

Kuensel, March 6, 2019

Interview with Prime Minister Lyonchhen Dr. Lotay Tshering (pdf)

srf4 - News, 18. Oktober 2018
Interview mit Werner Külling (mp3)

BBS October 19, 23, 30, 31, 2018 / ECB, October 19, 2018 / Kuensel, October 20, 2018 /  NZZ 20.10.2018
Bhutan Elections 2018 (pdf)

Kuensel, October 24, 2015
Exhibition to commemorate 40 years of Bhutan-Helvetas relation: Events and exhibition about “Tradition and Innovation in Architecture”, Thimphu, October 2015 (pdf)

 

 

Documentaries about Swiss Projects

SSB Documentary: "Above the Forests - Nola Dorji and his Cable Cranes in Bhutan (2018):

The Society Switzerland Bhutan (SSB) defined in its strategy the strengthening of entrepreneurship in Bhutan as a strategic goal. “Best practices” are to be rewarded. Nola Dorji demonstrated with his cable crane enterprise over the last three decade such a “best practice”, which SSB documented in the following short film.

 

Documentary „People to People Partnership” produced by Society Switzerland-Bhutan & Society Bhutan-Switzerland, 2014

The documentary gives an insight in the collaboration of the Society Switzerland-Bhutan and the Bhutan-Switzerland Society and their projects.

 

Documentary: "SMS from Shangrila" (2009)

“Gross National Happiness is more important than Gross National Product,” says the King of Bhutan. But can happiness be ordered by decree? We accompany seven Swiss musicians in this mountainous country in the Himalayas. Between concerts we meet the populace living their everyday lives and along the way we learn what really makes them happy. And how about us? Can we find happiness somewhere else? Does the opportunity of globalization lie therein – that this somewhere else no longer exists? Everything is here and now. And with SMS, far away is always very close.

 

Documentaries about Bhutan

DOK Swiss TV: "Das Tal der Frauen" (1994)

Experiences of a Swiss farmer in Bhutan and a Bhutanese farmer in Switzerland. A look back to live in Bhutan more then 20 years ago.