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Tuesday, October 30, 2018 : Rantak or Churak   ‘Rantak’ the traditional watermill of Ladakh is an indigenous machine used for the grinding locally grown cereal crops, wheat and barley to produce the local barley locally known as ‘Ngam-Phey’. ...
 
Know Your Culture
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 : Pabu, the traditional shoe   Ladakhi traditional shoes called ‘Pabu’ are designed to be used in a manner that is uniquely adapted to the landscape and weather condition of the region. The traditional shoe is made from woven yak hair or wool and is often decorated with yak leather.  ...
 
Ladakh dPal-rNgam Duston 2018 to commemorate Lama Lotsava Rinchen Zangpo
LEH, Wednesday, October 10, 2018 : Ladakh dPal-rNgam Duston to celebrate in honour of Lama Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo on October 19 at Nyerma Thiksey. The event will be held in two parts; first at Leh Palace at 9 in the morning where CEC would address people of Ladakh. Thereafter, the main celebrations would start at Nyerma Thiksey at 11am simultaneously with similar programs at Alchi, Mangyu, and Sumdha.  ...
 
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Ladakh festival commences with cultural extravaganza
LEH, Saturday, September 29, 2018 : Showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Ladakh, Ladakh festival brought people from different parts of the world to experience the tradition and culture of the region from September 22 to 25. A four-day cultural extravaganza was organised by J&K Tourism department and LAHDC, Leh with an aim to promote the rich culture and heritage of Ladakh and tourism....
 
By Stanzin Dasal
Two day Balti literary and cultural festival held in Turtuk
TURTUK, Monday, August 13, 2018 : To preserve and promote the culture and language of Balti community, a two day long Balti Literary and Cultural Festival was organised jointly by J&K Academy of Art, Culture & Languages Leh and Kargil on August 3 and 4 in Turtuk. Mumtaz Hussain, EC Minority Affairs, Animal and Sheep Husbandry and Cooperatives was the chief guest on the occasion.  The festival begins by featuring paper reading sessions on varied themes pertaining to Balti culture, society and folk traditions, poetic recital sessions, colorful folk music and dance performances by the artists from Nubra, Leh and Kargil....
 
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Around 200 artistes participate in Zanskar Folk Festival
Haji Anayat Ali calls for strengthening of age-old ethos of communal harmony, brotherhood
ZANSKAR, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 : With an initiative to promote and preserve the folk music and dance, one day Zanskar Folk festival was held on July 21 at Dak Bungalow Padum, Zanskar.  The festival was organised by Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Kargil in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Leh and All India Radio (AIR) Kargil....
 
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Conference held on ‘Condition of Bhoti Language & its significance today’
CHOGLAMSAR, Friday, June 29, 2018 : All Ladakhi college student conference on ‘Condition of Bhoti Language & its significance today’ was concluded at Arya Nagarjuna Auditorium, Central Institute of Buddhist Studies (CIBS) on June 27. ...
 
By Rigzin Wangmo
Ladakh Culture Forum focuses on revival of cultural and traditional values
LEH, Thursday, May 31, 2018 : LEH:  One day after the world culture and diversity day, Ladakh Culture Forum (LCF) organised a press conference to aware people about the importance of Ladakhi culture and traditional values on May 22 at Culture Academy, Leh....
 
By Kunzang Chosdol
Multilingual poetic session held in Kargil
Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan stresses on 'Ee Gay' script revival
KARGIL, Tuesday, May 1, 2018 : A district-level multilingual mushaira session for two days was organised by Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Kargil on April 25 at Language Centre, Kargil....
 
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Kathak Dancer Manju Wazir performs in Leh
LEH, Tuesday, May 1, 2018 : A scintillating Kathak recital was performed by Manju Wazir, renowned Kathak dancer from J&K on April 19 at Lotsava Auditorium, J&K Cultural Academy, Leh.  The program was organised by J&K Cultural Academy, Leh....
 
By Stanzin Dasal
Mother Language Day observed, appointment of 142 Bhoti teachers in Leh sought
LEH, Monday, March 5, 2018 : Stressing upon the inclusion of Bhoti language in the 8th schedule of the Indian constitution, International Mother Language Day was observed on February 21 at Spalkhar Thoms, (Main market) Leh....
 
By Kunzang Chosdol
60 children attend Culture workshop in Leh
LEH, Monday, March 5, 2018 : A fourteen days long culture workshop organised by J&K Culture Academy Leh concluded on February 27 at Lotsava Hall, Leh in which 60 children participated in the workshop....
 
By Kunzang Chosdol
14 days Cultural workshop for children starts in Leh
First batch of the workshop with a total of 30 children started for seven days
LEH, Friday, February 2, 2018 : Cultural workshop for the children to develop and revive the culture of Ladakh for 14 days was organized by Cultural Academy, Leh on January 25 at Lotsava Auditorium hall....
 
By Kunzang Chosdol
To boost handicraft sector, awareness camp held in Leh
LEH, Friday, February 2, 2018 : Handicrafts awareness camp regarding activities and self-employment through the sector was conducted on January 23 in Handicrafts department, Leh....
 
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Shachukul celebrates Losar traditionally, attracts huge gathering
LEH, Thursday, January 4, 2018 : Losar is celebrated in every village with different tradition and practice which are still being carried out in some villages like Apo Ape, Lama Jogi, Karok, Bak tradition in only selected villages of Ladakh region....
 
By Kunzang Chosdol
Two-day cultural festival celebrated in Nubra
NUBRA, Monday, October 16, 2017 : The village community of Pinchimik Nubra organised a two-day cultural festival in honor of the birth centenary celebration of Padma Bhushan Gyalsras Bakula Rinpoche on October 2-3 at Pinchimik village....
 
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
To recall old Leh town, talk series organised in city
LEH, Monday, October 16, 2017 : With an aim to flashback the memories of old Ladakh, Leh Old Town Initiative (LOTI) and Tibet Heritage Fund (THF) organised a talk series on the theme “Early Memories of Old Leh town” on September 30 at Kushu house, Gogsum, Old town Leh....
 
By Kunzang Chosdol
Artists from 13 states showcase their colourful traditional art forms
LEH, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 : With an aim to preserve and exchange the traditional cultural forms of different states of India, a three-day long 12th Desaj festival was organised by Sangeet Natak Akademi, National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama, India from September 11 to13 at NDS Sports Complex, Leh....
 
By Kunzang Chosdol
Conference held on Bhoti language; discusses challenges and scope
CHOGLAMSAR, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 : A daylong conference on ‘Bhoti language; challenges and opportunities held on September 2 at Nagarjuna Auditorium, CIBS, Choglamsar. The conference was organised by Culture and Language Welfare Society in line with the year-long centenary birth celebration of Gyalsras Bakula Rinpoche....
 
By Stanzin Dasal
Conference held on development of Shina language in Drass
KARGIL, Saturday, September 2, 2017 : A one-day state level Shina conference organised by Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Language was held on August 17 at Dak Bungalow, Drass, Kargil....
 
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent