Royal Highlander Festival – 23 Oct, 2023

Destination Festival Upcoming Event

20-11-2019 - 01:20:38;

The Royal Highlander Festival will be organised in Laya this October. Driven by the underlying goal of making the highlands a vibrant and thriving economy, the festival aims to promote the sustainable livelihood of highlanders, showcase highlander’s innovation, and exhibit the highlands as a pride of Bhutan. The festival brings...

05-04-2019 - 07:5:06;

Rinpong Dzong, Paro One of the most popular festivals in Paro is the Paro Tshechu that has been celebrated there since the 1644 and Tshechu is celebrated in other districts of Bhutan as well. Tshechu is life depiction of what the historic days in Bhutan used to be like whereby;...

14-02-2019 - 04:14:26;

Jambay Lhakhang | Bumthang The Singye Cham (Lion dance) is held at the Jambay Lhakhang in Bumthang. The Jambay Lhakhang Singye Cham is performed once a year.

14-02-2019 - 03:14:46;

Chojam Lhakhang | Bumthang 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 village. The local people noticed that the statue’s expression looked sad and got its name as Chojam Lhakhang. Chojam Rabney is...

14-02-2019 - 03:14:40;

Tang Namkhar Lhakhang | Tang | Bumthang 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 performed for the peace and prosperity of the community.

13-02-2019 - 11:13:33;

Nimalung Dratsang | Bumthang Nimalung Tshechu is a 3-days festival, and it is started with the usual chams and dances performed in other dzongkhags but on the final day, people are blessed with the display of Guru Tshengye Thongdrol in the morning. For the final day of the festival, people...

12-02-2019 - 11:12:42;

Padseling Goenpa | Bumthang The Padseling Kuchoed is held at the Padseling monastery in Choekhor gewog in Bumthang. Several mask dances are performed including the Drametse Nga Cham, Pacham, Ging and Zhacham. On the first day, a large tapestry of Buddha Shakyamuni, Avalokiteshvara and Guru Padmasambhava is displayed. On the...

12-02-2019 - 10:12:17;

Talo Gonpa | Punakha It was started by Zhabdrung Rinpoche with the unique mask dances and the Talop's folk dances by people of Talo to pay homage to Zhabdrung.

12-02-2019 - 06:12:01;

Tangsibi Lhakhang, Ura,  Bumthang The festival is held in Tangsibi Tashiling Lhakhang in Tangsibi village in Ura gewog under Bumthang Dzongkhag. The festival roots back to the Tibetan Treasure discoverer (Terton) Sherab Mebar, who visited Bhutan and settled at the site. The festival is believed to bring peace and prosperity...

12-02-2019 - 05:12:16;

Tokaphu Lhakhang | Tongzhang | Trashiyangtse The tshechu or festival is the celebration of the birthday of Guru Rinpoche who visited Bhutan in the 8th century. Guru Rinpoche visited many sites in Trashiyangtse and there are several amazing stories of how he subdued evil spirits and converted them into protective...

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