National Institute for zorigchusum - Get Skilled Be Somebody

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History of National Institute for Zorig Chusum

The National Institute for Zorig Chusum is located at Tashi Gephelling, Kawa Jangsa in Thimphu. It is the premier Institute established to preserve and promote traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan in 1971. It started as a Painting school with 30 students and two Instructors under the Ministry of Development. The course duration was indefinite and students left the school when they felt it was time for them to leave. Most students were usually asked, “Don’t you think you learned enough to leave now?” The students were paid Nu 120/- as stipend then. In contrast to what the name of the school suggests, students were taught only “Shing Tshen gi Rimo” (drawing of House Painting) and were sent out to learn how to paint by...

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Zorig Course Information