Art and Craft

Bhutanese, arts and crafts, language and literature, ceremonies and events, and basic social and cultural values draw their essence from religious teachings. The exquisite traditional painting is visible on monasteries and houses, skillfully enhancing the architecture. Traditional shapes, colors and patterns on the walls, doors, windows, put Bhutanese architecture in a class of its own. Music, dance, and handicrafts play an important role in national, village, or domestic functions and festivals.