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THIMPHU TSHECHU

Thimphu, 26/09/2020 - 28/09/2020

The Thimphu Tshechu (festival); is one of the oldest and most popular festivals of Bhutan that attracts the largest audience. Celebrated for 3 days, this festival first got introduced Gyalse Tenzin Rabgay in 1867. Usually celebrated in Tendrel Thang, in front of Tashichhoedzong this is a festival, which is attained by masses of people from all parts of the country and many tourist from different part of world can be seen wearing attractive Bhutanese costumes and enjoying the event with Bhutanese people. Even the farmers take a break from their farming life and join hands to worship night and day and play rituals to invoke God. 
 

During this festival Cham, dancers perform and provide great details about Buddhism and marks the right way towards honest living and blissful life. It is believed that these dance performances increases good luck and removes misfortune. It is also a social gathering for the people of Bhutan where they celebrate with fine clothes, jewellery and good cuisine.