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Mountain Echoes literary festival kicks off in Bhutan

Thimphu, the historic capital of Bhutan, is hosting the annual Mountain Echoes literary festival, a rare opportunity to hear stories and poetry from one of the world’s most remote and inaccessible countries.

Thimphu, Bhutan.
Thimphu, Bhutan. Image by Nagarjun Kandukuru / CC BY 2.0

From today till 22 August, readings, talks and film screenings will take place at the Royal University of Bhutan, the Tarayana centre, the Taj Tashi hotel, and the Nehru Wangchuck Cultural Centre. A free shuttle bus will run between the venues. Read more: kuenselonline.com