Bhutan Echoes is a not-for-profit organization that coordinates and produces events to promote literature, culture, and art in Bhutan, culminating in ‘Drukyul’s Literature Festival,’ an annual international literary festival held in Bhutan.

Her Majesty the Queen Mother of Bhutan, Gyalyum Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck is the Chief Patron of Bhutan Echoes: Drukyul’s Literature Festival.

The festival organizing committee consists of a Board of Advisors, Board of Directors, and the festival producer.


Bhutan Echoes, a year-round initiative of Drukyul’s Literature Festival, nurtures a literary culture in Bhutan through a range of digital and in-person programs and projects.


Bhutan Echoes encourages reading, inspires writing, and nurtures storytelling in Bhutan.


Drukyul’s Literature Festival is an annual celebration of literature and arts in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck. The festival is an independently organized not-for-profit event that is free and open to all.

Drukyul’s Literary Festival is a life-changing experience in the world’s ONLY carbon-negative country with a gallery of esteemed authors, thought-leaders, and change-makers from around the world. For over a decade, Drukyul’s Literature Festival has been an open and inclusive space for diverse ideas.


Drukyul’s Literature Festival: Bhutan Echoes’ vision is to cultivate the creation of an enlightened society through books, storytelling, and ideas in pursuit of collective progress and happiness.


Drukyul’s Literature Festival: Bhutan Echoes is an annual celebration of works of literature by Bhutanese, Indian, and International writers, thinkers, and influencers. Drukyul’s Literature Festival aims to enlighten, educate, and stimulate by propagating Bhutanese literature, culture, and arts to the world, while also bringing the world’s best and brightest minds to Bhutan.