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The First GNH Study in the Czech Republic

The Happy Czech Republic Foundation (Friends of Bhutan Society: Czech Republic and the Czech GNH Initiative) is the foremost organization developing the concept of Gross National Happiness (GNH) in the Czech Republic. It was a real honour and a great pleasure to present our findings at the 7th International Conference on Gross National Happiness, which took place between 7th and 9th November 2017 in Thimphu, Bhutan.

Are you interested in finding out more about the first study measuring the happiness index in the Czech Republic? For initial insights into our findings, you can watch Lilia Khousnoutdinova's conference talk below:

 

Meeting of the European Bhutan Friendship Associations

The biennial Meeting of the European Bhutan Friendship Associations was held between 21st and 24th June in Geneva (Switzerland) and Chamonix (France). It was co-hosted by Society Switzerland-Bhutan and Les Amis du Bhoutan (Friends of Bhutan: France), with a carefully prepared programme and opportunities to foster relationships between Bhutan Friendship Associations from 13 different countries....

HANAH Founder Joel Einhorn chose His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck of Bhutan to interview

The whole article from the source „Whalebone“ you can read here.

Annual dinner of the Bhutan Society of the United Kingdom

One evening in November was particularly special for Bhutanese friendship societies around Europe, as many friends of Bhutan met up at the Annual dinner of the Bhutan Society of the United Kingdom in London. What an honour and pleasure it was for the Friends of Bhutan Society: Czech Republic to attend as well! It was...

Gross National Happiness conference in Thimphu (presentation video)

The Happy Czech Republic Foundation (Friends of Bhutan Society: Czech Republic and the Czech GNH Initiative) is the foremost organization developing the concept of Gross National Happiness (GNH) in the Czech Republic. It was a real honour and a great pleasure for us to present our findings at the 7th International Conference on Gross National...

Literary festival „Mountain Echoes“

The founder of the „Friends of Bhutan: Czech Republic“, Lilia Khousnoutdinova is not idle in deepening the relationship with Bhutan. She has taken part in the literary festival „Mountain Echoes“ which was held in the capital of Bhutan, Thimphu on 24.-27.8. 2017, in the patronage of Her Majesty the Royal Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck....

Friends of Bhutan in Cambridge

Representatives from the Friends of Bhutan Society (Czech Republic) had the honour of expanding the links of the Society and meeting up with Mr Lhendup Tharchen, a current student at the University of Cambridge. The informal meeting took place at King’s College, Cambridge and it was a real privilege to have the opportunity to introduce...

On the wings of the Tunder Dragon

  Do you believe, there is a kingdom, where a smart king and a beautiful queen reign? Kingdom which is protected by good dragons? Mountains where human foot hasn´t set on and where Yeti lives? Where no town has a traffic lights and where happiness of citizens is measured regularly? Let´s go to The Kingdom...

Winter Dinner – 1st February 2017

On the 1st of February, we were honoured to host a dinner with Jamyang J. Wangchuk for our members and friends in the lovely premises of Prague Business Club. Jamyang, who played His Holiness the Dalai Lama in „7 Years in Tibet“, and subsequently both acted in and directed a series of contemporary Bhutanese movies,...

Friends of Bhutan dinner – 28th November 2016

On the evening of the 28th of November 2016, our Friends of Bhutan Society hosted its very first dinner for members and friends, in the charming premises of the Prague Business Club. To our delight, Her Excellency Pema Choden, the Ambassador of Bhutan to Brussels, graced us with her presence, which was a great honour...

8th Biennial Meeting of European Bhutan Societies

6.10.2016 Athens It was a very special day, when I had the honour of introducing our new Friends of Bhutan Society (Czech Republic), to the wider family of Bhutan-related societies from all over Europe, as well as to Her Excellency the Ambassador Aum Pema Choden and other member of the Bhutanese Embassy in Brussels. The...