In commemoration of the Golden Jubilee Celebration of Formal Diplomatic Relations between Bhutan and India, the first ever Bhutanese Film Festival was held in Gangtok, Sikkim on 23-24 June 2018. The festival was organized by the Department of Information and Media, MoIC in collaboration with Film Association of Bhutan (FAB), facilitated by Cultural Affairs and Heritage Department, Government of Sikkim. The Opening ceremony was graced by Shri. K.N. Rai, Hon’ble Speaker, Legislative Assembly Sikkim.
The Hon’ble Secretary Dasho Karma W. Penjor closed the two day event with performances from both the countries. It also provided interaction between the artists from both the countries. Over 45 members from FAB and officials from Government of Bhutan attended the event.