A picture book of Bhutanese folklore “Old Man’s Song” has been published in Japanese in Japan.
According to the publisher, this is the first picture book in Bhutanese folklore in Japan.
The Kingdom of Bhutan is not only focusing on economic growth, but also on “Gross National Happiness (GNH)” as the basic principle of development of the country, and aims to create a society where people can live happily. This folklore reminds us of this, and at the same time, it is a story that leads to this.
Please read this book and experience the culture and traditions of the Kingdom of Bhutan through folklore story and illustrations.
This book can be purchased through real bookstores in Japan and online bookstores.