(12 days/11 nights)
Festival date: 11 November, 2016
Venu: Phobgikha Valley, Wangdue
The festival is organized by the Phobjikha Environment Management Committee (PEMC), a local group composed of elected local leaders (with a strong female component), Government representatives, business community representatives, monks and Royal Society for the Protection of Nature (RSPN) representative. The festival has become a part of the local culture in Phobjikha valley ever since it was first initiated by the RSPN in 1998.
(11 nights / 12 days )
Date: 27th - 31st March, 2018.
Venu: Paro Rimpong Dzong.
The Tshechu is essentially an open-air performance where monks perform sacred mask dances to the accompaniment of religious music, and district dancers perform traditional dances. The last day of festival concludes with the display of a giant Thangka or Thongdroel (tapestry) at 3 AM and is brought down just before sunrise.