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Tentative Festival Dates for 2016

Festival Place Dates
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Nomad Festival Bumthang 23rd February
Punakha Drubchen Punakha Dzong, Punakha 14th -16th February
Punakha Tshechu Punakha Dzong, Punakha 17th -19th February
Tharpaling Thongdrol Tharpaling Lhakhang, Chhumi, Bumthang 22nd February
Chhorten Kora Chorten Kora,Trashiyangtse 22nd February & 9th March
Annual Bhutan International Marathon (Annual event organized by Bhutan Olympic Committee) 5th March
Gomphu Kora Gom Kora Lhakhang,Trashigang 17th -18th March
Talo Tshechu Talo Gonpo, Punakha 16th -18th March
Gasa Tshechu Gasa Dzong, Gasa 14th -17th March
Zhemgang Tshechu Zhemgang Dzong, Zhemgang 16th -18th March
Paro Tshechu Rinpung Dzong, Paro 19th – 23rd March
Rhododendron Festival

 

Lamperi Botanical Garden,

Dochula, Thimphu

15th -17th April
Domkhar Drub Domkhar, Chummi, Bumthang 16th -18th April
Ura Yakchoe Ura Lhakhang, Bumthang 18th -23rd April

 

Sakteng Festival Saktang Lhakhang, Trashigang 12th -16th June
Nimalung Trelda Nimalung Dratshang, Chummi, Bumthang 13th -15th June
Trelda Tshechu Drametse, Monggar 12th -24th June
Kurjey Tshechu Kurjey Lhakhang, Choekhor Bumthang 15th June
Haa Summer Festival Town Festival Ground, Haa 5th–6th July
Merak Tshechu Merak Lhakhang, Trashigang 2nd -3rd August
Masutake Mushroom Festival Ura, Bumthang 23rd – 24th August
Masutake Mushroom Festival Genekha, Thimphu 15th – 16th August
Chha Festival Tagmochhu,Lhuentse 15th -19th August
Tour Of Dragon(Bicycle Race) Bumthang to Thimphu 3rd September
Thimphu Drubchen Tashi Chhodzong, Thimphu 7th October
Wangdue Tshechu Tencholing Army Ground,

Wangdue Prodrang

8th – 10th October
Gangtey Tshechu Gangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha, Wangdue Prodrang 9th -11th October
Tamshing Phala Chhoepa

 

Tamshing Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang 11th -13th October
Thimphu Tshechu Tashi Chhodzong,Thimphu 11th-13th October
Thangbi Mani Tangbi Lhakhang, Choekor,

Bumthang

14th -17th October
Royal Highlanders Festival Laya, Gasa 16th– 18th October
Jomolhari Mountain Festival Dangojang 25th – 26th October
Monggar Tshechu Monggar Dzong, Monggar 5th – 9th November
Chhukha Tshechu Chhukha Dzong, Chhukha 7th -9th November
Shingkhar Rabney Bumthang 6th – 9th November
Pemagatshel Tshechu Pemagatshel Dzong,Pemagatshel 6th -10th November
Trashigang Tshechu Trashigang Dzong, Trashigang 7th -10th November

 

Jakar Tshechu Jakar Dzong, Choekhor, Bumthang 7th -10th November
Dechenphu Tshechu Dechenphu, Thimphu 9th November
Black Necked Crane Festival

 

Gangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha,

Wangdue Prodrang

11th November
Prakhar Duchhoed Prakar Lhakhang, Chummi,

Bumthang

14th – 16th November
Jambay Lhakhang Drup Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor,

Bumthang

14th -17th November
Trongsa Dromchoe Trongsa Dzong, Trongsa 4th – 6th December
Dungkar Tshechu Lhuentse 7th – 9th December
Lhuentse Tshechu Lhuentse Dzong, Lhuentse 7th -10th December
Tang Namkha Rabney Bumthang 8th – 9th December
Samdrup Jongkhar Tshechu Samdrup Jongkhar 10th – 12th December
Dremetse Tshechu Monggar 11th – 13th December
Kangso Tshechu Drametse, Monggar 11th -14th December
Korphu Tshechu Trongsa 12th – 14th December
Nabji Lhakhang Drup Trongsa 12th – 14th December
Chojam Rabney Festival Bumthang 12th – 16th December
Druk Wangyel Tshechu Dochula, Thimphu 13th December
Nalakhar Tshechu Ngaa Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang 13th -15th December
Dagana Tshechu Dagana Dzong, Dagana 19th -23rd December
Pangkhar Choepa Bumthang 24th – 29th December