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17B Olakha, Thimphu
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This festival brings together people from different places like Shingkhar, Wamling, Thrisa, Nimshong and Radi to do rituals and make offerings to thei...
Start Date: Nov 30, 2020
End Date: Nov 30, 2020
The annual Tshechu was commenced in 2011 to benefit 3 gewogs (Lhamoizingkha, Nichula and Karmaling) under Dagana. The chams are common just like what...
Start Date: Feb 5, 2021
End Date: Feb 6, 2021
Pantang Tshechu is observed for 3 days with the performances of different mask dances. The Tshechu is unique as the mask dances are all performed simi...
Start Date: Jan 26, 2021
End Date: Jan 28, 2021
Dungmed Tshechu takes place in Dungmed Lhakhang in Dungmin, Pemagatshel. Different mask dances and cultural programs are displayed to the public.
Start Date: Oct 29, 2020
End Date: Oct 31, 2020
This festival is held in the lhakhang of Dechenling gewog under Pemagatshel Dzongkhag. Mask dances, along with different varieties of cultural items,...
Start Date: Nov 22, 2020
End Date: Nov 24, 2020
Khangma tshechu takes place in Khangma Lhakhang in Yurung, Pemagatshel. It is a sacred festival. However, just a handful of foreigners visit this fest...
Start Date: Nov 29, 2020
End Date: Dec 1, 2020
During the festival, the native mushroom and other local products, mushroom hunting, and cultural programmes by the school and local community will be...
Start Date: Aug 22, 2020
End Date: Aug 23, 2020
Chha is celebrated every year by the people of Phagidoong, Tagmochhu, Kamdhar, Kusumphel, Khaashaling and Takila for four days. Chha is an offering ma...
Start Date: Sep 19, 2020
End Date: Sep 21, 2020
Takila is one of the most sacred historical and religious places in Lhuentse. Many important festivals of nearby communities take place at Takila. Thi...
Start Date: Aug 31, 2020
End Date: Sep 3, 2020
Tour of the Dragon is not a road bike race or a classic mountain bike race, nor is it a gravel grinder, because it doesn’t fit into any of the categor...
Start Date: Sep 7, 2020
End Date: Sep 7, 2020
Thimphu Dromchoe precedes the popular three-day Thimphu Tshechu. The Dromchoe showcases the sacred dances dedicated to the protecting deity of Bhutan,...
Start Date: Sep 22, 2020
End Date: Sep 22, 2020
The Bum Tashi Festival of Gasa has been named after the region’s protecting deity Tashi Thongoen. It basically involves making offerings and prayers t...
Start Date: Sep 23, 2020
End Date: Sep 23, 2020
Kothakpa tshechu takes place in Shumar, Khothakpa, in Pemagatshel. This is where the country’s largest gypsum mine is located.
Start Date: Sep 24, 2020
End Date: Sep 26, 2020
This festival is observed in Shumar, Goenpung under Pemagatshel Dzongkhag.
One of the biggest festivals in the country is the Thimphu Tshechu. This festival is held in the capital city for three days. The Tshechu is witnessed...
Start Date: Sep 26, 2020
End Date: Sep 28, 2020
The festival of Tamzhing Lhakhang is held for three days. People from different parts of Bumthang and also from other parts of Bhutan gather to witnes...
This festival takes place in Shumar, Pemagatshel in this September. The people from nearby communities gather to witness mask dances and enjoy the fes...
Start Date: Sep 29, 2020
End Date: Oct 1, 2020
The four – day festival is a display of the rich tradition and it celebrates the cultural heritage of the ancient Thangbi Lhakhang. The main highlight...
End Date: Oct 2, 2020
Kadam tshechu takes place in Kadam lhakhang in Khar gewog of Pemagatshel.
Start Date: Sep 30, 2020
Jomolhari Mountain Festival is an exquisitely themed two-day event celebrated at the base of Mt. Jomolhari by communities located along one of the mos...
Start Date: Oct 14, 2020
End Date: Oct 15, 2020
The Shingkhar Rabney is held at the historic temple, Shingkhar Dechenling Lhakhang, in Ura valley in Bumthang. Several mask dances are performed durin...
Start Date: Oct 22, 2020
End Date: Oct 26, 2020
The Lanyiri tshechu takes place in Lanyiri lhakhang in Dungmin, Pemagatshel. People gather to witness mask dances and cultural programs.
Start Date: Oct 24, 2020
Tshebar tshechu is held in the Tshebar lhakhang in Khar under Pemagatshel Dzongkhag. Different mask dances and cultural programs are performed during...
Start Date: Oct 25, 2020
End Date: Oct 27, 2020
The tshechu is performed annually as an offering to Guru Rinpoche. Different mask dances are performed during the festival, as well as traditional fol...
Ugyencholing Kangsel is held in Ugyencholing Dzong in Tang gewog under Bumthang Dzongkhag. The popular Ugyencholing Dzong has played a vital role as a...
The Jakar Dzong or “the Dzong of the white bird” is perched on the hillock overlooking Chamkhar town & places surrounding it. The interesting thing ab...
Start Date: Oct 23, 2020
This three-day festival is celebrated annually. Lama Choni Rangdol is the founder of this place. Local lay monks perform the dances.
The Royal Highlander Festival will be organised in Laya this October. Driven by the underlying goal of making the highlands a vibrant and thriving eco...
End Date: Oct 24, 2020
People from all over the district come to the district Dzong where the festival is held and all public offices remain closed for three days when the f...
The 7th century Tibetan king Songsten Gampo is said to have built 108 temples in one day and Jambay Lhakhang in Bumthang is believed to be one of them...
Start Date: Oct 31, 2020
End Date: Nov 3, 2020
Prakhar Tshechu is performed in Prakhar Lhakhang ever year. It is a 3 -days festival and the chams/dances performed during the 3-days tshechu are the...
Start Date: Nov 1, 2020
This annual festival is held at the 13th century monastery of Sumthrang Lhakhang in Ura valley in Bumthang. This festival was initiated by the founder...
Start Date: Nov 11, 2020
End Date: Nov 15, 2020
His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck the 4th King of Bhutan was born on 11th November 1955. To mark this occasion every Dzongkhag in Bhutan will observ...
End Date: Nov 11, 2020
The annual Black-Necked Crane festival is celebrated at the courtyard of Gangtey Goenpa in Phobjikha valley. The festival is an occasion for the local...
Destination: Wangdue Phodrang
This festival is dedicated to the dominant male protective deity of Bhutan, Yeshey Goenpo (Mahakala). It was first introduced by Zhabdrung Ngawang Nam...
Start Date: Nov 19, 2020
End Date: Nov 21, 2020
People from all over the region as far as Trashigang and Lhuentse come to attend the festival. A lot of unique dances indigenous to the region are als...
Start Date: Nov 21, 2020
The Tang Namkhar Lhakhang Rabney is a three-day annual festival commemorating the founding of the Namkha Lhakhang by Lama Namkha Samdrup. It is also p...
Start Date: Nov 23, 2020
The annual Trashigang Tshechu is one of the biggest festivals in eastern Bhutan. People from all over eastern Bhutan come to the festival. The nomadic...
Start Date: Jan 1, 2021
End Date: Jan 3, 2021
This festival takes place in Geokar Lhakhang in Yalang, Trashiyangtse. Local people gather at the temple to attend the festival and receive blessings.
Start Date: Nov 24, 2020
End Date: Nov 29, 2020
Destination: Trashi Yangtse
The festival is very popular in Ramjar gewog in Trashiyangtse. It takes place in Doedel Pemacholing lhakhang in Ramjar gewog.
Start Date: Nov 26, 2020
During the tshechu, different mask dances along with a variety of cultural items are performed.
Start Date: Nov 28, 2020
Different types of mask dances are performed with the unfurling of a huge thongdrol (large tapestry) of Guru Rinpoche on the last day of the event.
Gamung Tshechu takes place in Shumar in Gamung, Pemagatshel. People gather to celebrate the festival and get blessings.
During the tshechu, different forms of mask dances along with cultural items are performed.
End Date: Dec 4, 2020
Wamling tshechu takes place in Wamlimg in Shingkhar gewog under Zhemgang Dzongkhag. During the tshechu, different forms of mask dances along with cult...
The name ‘Chojam’ was originally derived when Yidam Khorlo Dompo (presently one of the most important relics of the Lhakhang) was brought down to the...
End Date: Dec 3, 2020
Ladrong Rabney is an annual festival held at Ladrong Lhakhang. Ladrong Lhakhang was built by terton (treasure revealer) Drimed Lingpa. The main relic...
The community of Mamung Trong marks the occasion by performing annual ritual with the dances of Pawo and Pamo.
The Singye Cham (Lion dance) is held at the Jambay Lhakhang in Bumthang. The Jambay Lhakhang Singye Cham is performed once a year.
The festival is held in Tashibee lhakhang in Pangkhar gewog under Zhemgang Dzongkhag. No mask dances are performed, but the community gather and offer...
The festival is held at Pangkhar monastery in Ura, Bumthang. Legend has it that when the monastery was under construction, Langurs helped at night whi...
Start Date: Dec 10, 2020
End Date: Dec 14, 2020
The Druk Wangyel Tshechu is a unique festival performed by the Royal Bhutan Army rather than monks or lay people. It is a tribute to the wise leadersh...
Start Date: Dec 13, 2020
End Date: Dec 13, 2020
This festival takes place at the Jangchubling monastery in Gangzur, Lhuentse. The Jangchubling Monastery is an important religious seat and a worth vi...
The Trongsa Dzong is one of the grandest Bhutanese monuments. It is built on a ridge & has a very beautiful structure with more than 30 temples. The...
Start Date: Dec 22, 2020
End Date: Jan 26, 2020
Dagana Tshechu is conducted every year as an annual event. Unlike elsewhere, the Dagana Tshechu is conducted for five days. The significance of conduc...
Start Date: Dec 25, 2020
End Date: Dec 29, 2020
Shinger Meto Choedpa is held at Shinger lhakhang in Ura, Bumthang. Viistors can join this festival and enjoy the beautiful scene of Ura valley.
Start Date: Dec 29, 2020
It is a similar tshechu like the annual dzongkhag tshechu. It is performed over three days in Dagapela, which is centrally located in Dagana dzongkhag...
Start Date: Jan 6, 2021
End Date: Jan 8, 2021
Serzhong Tshechu is an annual event where mask dances are performed by the monks. It is a one-day tshechu that coincides with the Descending Day of Lo...
Start Date: Nov 7, 2020
End Date: Nov 7, 2020