Musical Instruments of Bhutan – Dranyen – National Musical Instrument of Bhutan

Musical Instruments of Bhutan – Dranyen – National Musical Instrument of Bhutan.

Music is an important essence of Bhutanese culture and society. Traditional musicians have used organic materials to craft and refine a variety of instruments to harmonise with melodies. Among the most popular percussive ,string and wind instruments are dranyen (lute), pewang (fiddle),lim (flute) and yangchen (hammered dulsimer).

Bhutan issued a set of Six stamps on Musical Instruments of Bhutan on 01 Sep 2017.

A FDC with a minature sheet on Dranyen (lute) -The National Music Instrument of Bhutan is listed below. The Sheet also shows Lhamo Yangchenma -The Goddess of Knowledge and Music.

BHUTAN MUSIC FDC
Musical Instruments of Bhutan – Dranyen- Lhamo Yangchenma

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