Occur Goes Global - The Music of Bhutan

Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 4:43 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music The overwhelmingly Buddhist nation of Bhutan is among the top 10 happiest countries in the world, according to a University of Leicester study. And with happiness comes song, in the traditional guise and the cutting edge. Enter the harmonious realm of Bhutanese music.   Rinchen Namgay Rinchen Namgay is the premier name in rigsar music, a newer genre that melds pop melodies with Indian Hindi influences. His inflections emulate the storytelling reverence of the Dzongkha language, with dreamy flutes and... READ MORE