Apr 19, 2010

The Voice of Druk Yul concludes


The show glued everyone every weekend to the idiot box. And for the first time, everyone in the family agreed on the same channel- Bhutan Broadcasting Service. It was the best time listening to the voice of the Druk Yul in the making. And Sunday April 18, 2010 brought to an end to the long and fulfilling program on BBS with the crowning of Jampel Yangzom as the Druk Star 2010. All smiles to the people of Bhutan – the best has rightfully won the title.

It is a good sign now that Bhutanese are now slowly learning to vote for the best. The 2013 election is not very far and I am very optimistic now.

The organizers of the show must be really proud of their work. It gave the contestants best opportunities to explore their hidden talents and made well known to the fellow Bhutanese overnight. Just a few months ago, Jampel Yangzom or Lopon Chencho or Phurba Chencho or Sonam Tobgay was an individual just like you and me. But now the whole nation talks about them appreciate their voices and are simply role models for the budding Bhutanese singers. Thanks to the organizers. On the whole, they have put up an excellent show. Although everything has business motive, the organizers of Druk Star have gone to the extent of helping the contestants. Kudos to them all. And congratulations to Jampel and all for standing up to the expectations of all Bhutanese!

But wait, where is BT Star? We hardly hear about her. Will 2010 Druk Star winners be forgotten likewise? Let’s not hope so!

(Photo courtesy: www.Kuenselonline.com)




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