Royal Highlander Festival – 23 & 24 Oct, 2024

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.

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 - 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...

30-01-2019 - 01:30:53;

Jomolhari Mountain Festival is an exquisitely themed two-day event celebrated at the base of Mt. Jomolhari, by communities located along one of the most scenic trekking routes in Bhutan. The festival celebrates the culture of the communities living together with the natural wonders that surround them: one in particular, the...

30-01-2019 - 01:30:29;

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 of the festival is the Mewang ceremony. Mewang ceremony (Fire Blessing) is performed in an open ground. The Gomchens performs purification rituals while all...

30-01-2019 - 01:30:24;

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 witness the dances of Tertoen Pema Lingpa (Peling Sung Cham) which are performed by the monks of Tamzhing Monastery. The Chams/dances include the Phagchham (pig...

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