Bhutan And It's Culture

By: William Cauble

Bhutan Cultural traits, Economics, and Politics

Bhutan has increased in economic power in the past few years. Thanks to change in government (once monarchy, now a democracy) the Bhutan economy has been allowed to flourish. 2008 was the year that Bhutan changed their form of government in a landslide vote. %80 voted for democracy and the country has only improved since.


Cultural Traits!


"Land of the Thunder Dragon" is the native name for Bhutan.


Bhutan culture music is comprised of three genres which include Zhungdra, Boedra, and Rigsar.


Bhutan has a national "dress code". The men wear robes called a gho and the women wear colourful blouses.

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