8th edition of Mountain Echoes literary festival to begin next month

Written by July 5, 2017 16:26

New Delhi: The eighth edition of Mountain Echoes Literary Festival is set to kick off next month, showcasing collections by Bhutanese and Indian designers.

 

The three-day festival will celebrate the Untouched Beauty, Unexplored Ideas and Unstoppable Voices from the heart of the happiest country in the world.

Fashion will take centrestage at the literary, arts and cultural festival, which will be held in Thimphu from August 24-27, read a statement.

Designers from across Bhutan and India will come together to curate collections which intersperse their nation’s textile heritage with contemporary fashion, with the aim to build a common thread between the two countries and their shared cultures.

With celebrated names such as Chandrika Tamang and Chimmi Choden from Bhutan and designer duo Abraham & Thakore (David Abraham and Rakesh Thakore) from India, the festival will give a glimpse into the intricacies of design from both countries.

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