Did you know that the now popular music of Bhutan does not stem from it’s traditional folk music? It is one of the few that do not! Folk music is the foundation for a lot of popular music in many countries such as the US and England that we hear on the radio today, but Bhutan completely disconnected from their traditional music to create their popular music today. Bhutan is a small country right in the area of the Himalayas near Nepal and India. It was once one of the least developed countries in the world and in a few short years a lot has changed.