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Mountain Echoes Literary Festival

Posted on: July 12th, 2016

Tarayana cordially invites you to join us for the seventh edition of Mountain Echoes Literary Festival. The festival will be held at the Auditorium of Royal University of Bhutan, Hotel Taj Tashi, Tarayana Centre, Nehru Wangchuck Cultural Centre, Clock Tower and Mojo Park in Thimphu, Bhutan from August 26-28, 2016. Her Majesty the Royal Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck is the Chief Royal Patron of the festival.

Tarayana Centre has been dedicated to interactive sessions and workshops in areas like Fashion Photography, Creative Writing, Yoga and Advertising/Brand Building. We also have a special day with sessions  for children and young adults on 28th August at Royal University of Bhutan. 
 
Some of the speakers who have confirmed their presence for this year are: Her Majesty the Royal Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, His Eminence Gyalwa Dokhampa Jigme Pema Nyinjadh, Agay Dregang, Amita Bambawale, Amitav Ghosh, Amrita Tripathi, Angey Nagley, Anish Sarkar, Anjum Hasan, Bharat Bhushan, Çiler İlhan, Chador Wangmo, Dhamey Tenzing Norgay, Dasho Karma Ura, Dasho Sangay Khandu, Dasho Tshering Wangda, Dasho Ugen Tsechup Dorji, Dorji Dhradhul, Dorji Gyeltshen, Edwin Thumboo, Garab Dorji, Graeme Simsion, Ira Trivedi, Jaideep Sarkar, Jairaj Singh, Jan Cornall, Jean-Noël Orengo, Karma Choden, Karma Lhari Wangchuk, Karma Lhazom, Karma Lotey, Kelly Dorji, Kuenga Wangmo, Kunga Tenzin Dorji, Kunzang Choden, Lobzang Nima, Malvika Singh, Maneesh Mandanna, Max Rodenbeck, Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan, Meru Gokhale, Mita Vasisht, Monu Tamang, Mridula Koshy, Nagtsho Dorji, Namita Gokhale, Namgay Zam, Nandana Dev Sen, Natsuo Miyashita, Nawang Norbu, Neyphug Trulku (Neytrul), Nyema Zam, Odd Harald Hauge, Omair Ahmad, Patrick French, Paro Anand, Pavan Varma, Pico Iyer, Piyush Pandey, Pramod Kumar KG, Rahul Ram, Renuka Narayanan, Ritu Kapur, Sadaf Saaz, Sangita Kathiwada, Sherub Sherub, Siok Sian Dorji, Sonam Wangmo Jhalani, Sudhir Kasliwal, Tabu, Tshering Tashi, Venita Coelho, Witi Ihimaera, Zac O’Yeah