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BHUTAN FESTIVAL calendar FOR YEAR 2017

SL# FESTIVAL PLACE DATES
1 PUNAKHA DRUBCHEN Punakha Dzong, PUNAKHA 2nd – 6th March
2 PUNAKHA TSHECHU Punakha Dzong, PUNAKHA 7th – 9th March
3 CHHORTEN KORA Chorten Kora, TRASHI YANGTSHE11th April & 26th April
4 GOMPHUKORA Gom Kora Lhakhang, TRASHI YANGTSHE 4th – 6th April
5 PARO TSHECHU Rinpung Dzong, PARO 7th – 11th April
6 RHODODENDRON FESTIVALLamperi Botanical Garden, Dochula, THIMPHU18th – 20th April
7 URA YAKCHOEUra Lhakhang, BUMTHANG7th – 10th May
8 NIMALUNG TSHECHU Nimalung Dratshang, Chummi, BUMTHANG1st – 3rd July
9 KURJEY TSHECHU Kurjey Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG3rd July
10 TOUR OF THE DRAGON (BICYCLE RACE)Bumthang to Thimphu 2nd September
11 THIMPHU DRUBCHEN Tashi Chhodzong, THIMPHU25th – 29th September
12 WANGDUE TSHECHU Tencholing Army Ground, WANGDUEPHODRANG28th – 30th September
13 TAMSHING PHALA CHHOEPA Tamshing Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG30th Sept. – 2nd Oct.
14 THIMPHU TSHECHU Tashi Chhodzong, THIMPHU30th Sept. – 2nd Oct.
15 THANGBI MANI Tangbi Lhakhang, Choekor, BUMTHANG4th – 6th October
16 PEMAGATSHEL TSHECHUPemagatshel Dzong, PEMAGATSHEL1st – 3rd November
17 JAMBAY LHAKHANG DRUP Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG3rd – 6th November
18 PRAKHAR DUCHHOED Prakar Lhakhang, Chummi, BUMTHANG4th – 6th November
19 BLACK NECKED CRANE FESTIVAL Gangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha, WANGDUEPHODRANG11th November
20 MONGAR TSHECHU Mongar Dzong, MONGAR 25th – 28th November
21TRASHIGANG TSHECHU Trashigang Dzong, TRASHIGANG26th – 29th November
22 JAMBAY LAKHANG SINGYE CHAM Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG3rd December
23NALAKHAR TSHECHU Ngaa Lhakhang, Choekhor BUMTHANG3rd – 5th December
24DRUK WANGYEL TSHECHU Dochula, THIMPHU13th December
25 TRONGSA TSHECHU Trongsa Dzong, TRONGSA25th – 28th December
26 LHUENTSE TSHECHU Lhuentse Dzong, LHUENTSE25th – 28th December

Tentative Bhutan Festival Dates for year 2018 (TENTATIVE)

SL# FESTIVAL PLACE DATES
1 Tawsang Tshechu Tawsang Goenpa, Lhuentse 16th January
2 Ngatshang Tshechu Tashi Choephel Lhakang, Ngatshang, Mongar 25th -27th January
3 Tsatse Dzongklingoen Tshechu Tsatse Dzong, Nanong, Pemagatshel 26th-27th January
4 Bon-Choe Rup Kikhar/Dakphel, Nangkhor, Zhemgang 26th January
5 Churzegang Tshechu Churzegang Lhakhang, Gelephu, Sarpang 27th January
6 Bon-Choe Rup Goling/Zhobling/Nyakhar/Tshaidang/Kamjong/Duedmang, Zhemgang29th-31st January
7 Shali Tshechu Shumar/Shali, Pemagatshel 29th-31st January
8Punakha Drubchen Punakha Dzong, Punakha19th -24th February
9 Lhamoi Dromche Trongsa Dzong, Trongsa 20th -22nd February
10 Phurba Dubchen Doedel Pemacholing Lhakhang, Ramjar, Trashiyangtse 22nd February-2nd March
11 Khengzor Tshechu Khengzor Lhakhang,Khar, Pemagatshel 24th-26th February
12 Lhamoizingkha Tshechu Lhamoizigkhag Dratshang, Dagana 23rd-25th February
13 Li Chi Bi Tshechu Li Chi Bi, Goshing, Zhemgnag 25th February
14 Punakha Tshechu Punakha Dzong, Punakha 25th – 27th February
15 Nganglam Tshechu Nganglam Lhakhang, Zobel, Pemagatshel 28th February-2nd March
16 Tangsibi Mani Tangsibi Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang 2nd – 4th March
17 Tharpaling Thongtrel Tharpaling Lhakhang, Chumey,Bumthang 2nd March
18 Chenga Kora Chorten Kora, Trashiyangtse 2nd March
19 Buli Mani Buli Lhakhang, Chumey,Bumthang 2nd – 4th March
20 Bhutan International Marathon(Annual event organized by Bhutan Olympic Committee) 5th March
21Zhuri DuechoedZhuri Lhakhang, Chumey, Bumthang12th March
22Gayden ChoedpaGayden Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang 15th-17th March
23 Namgang Kora Chorten Kora, Trashiyangtse17th March
24Kharphug LhaselBjoka/Trong, Zhemgang20th March
25Tsirang TshechuTsirang24th – 26th March
26Gasa TsechuGasa Dzong, Gasa24th – 26th March
27Gomkora TshechuGomphuKora, Trashiyangtse25th-26th March
28Zhemgang TshechuZhemgang Dzong25th-27th March
29Daga Trashiyangtshi Tendra TshechuDaga Dzong, Dagana26th March
30Prayue ChoeBuli/Tali, Nangkhor, Zhemgang26th March
31Paro TshechuRinpung Dzong, Paro27th-31st March
32Pantang TshechuPhangkhar, Zhemgang29th March
33Rhododendron FestivalLamperi Botanical Garden, Dochula, Thimphu15th-17th April
34Karphu LhaselEdi Lhakhang, Gelephu, Sarpang11th- 13th April
35Dungmed TshechuDungmed Lhakhang,Dungmin, Pemagatshel23rd-25th April
36Tashicholing TshechuTashicholing Lhakhang, Yurung, Pemagatshel23rd-25th April
37Dungkhar TshechuDungkhar Lhakhang, Khar, Pemagatshel23rd – 26th April
38Domkhar TshechuDomkhar Lhakhang, Chumey, Bumthang25th-27th April
39Ura YakchoedUra Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang26th -29th April
40Due Mang ti TshechuGoshing, Zhemgang10th May
41Zobel TshechuZobel Lhakhang, Zobel, Pemagatshel27th-29th May
42Bon-ChoeDangkhar, Trong, Zhemgang28th May
43Padseling KuchoedPadseling Goenpa, Choekhor, Bumthang2nd-4th June
44Der ChoedBjoka/Trong, Zhemgang20th-23rd June
45Dechenling TshechuDechenling Lhakhang, Dechenling, pemagatshel21st-23rd June
46Nimalung TshechuNimalung Dratshang, Bumthang21st-23rd June
47Trel Da TshechuThegchhog Namdrol Ugyen Chholing Monastry, Dremitse, Mongar21st-23rd June
48Trel Da TshechuYagang Lhakhang, Mongar21st-23rd June
49Dungsingma TshechuDungsingma, Yurung , Pemagatshel23rd June
50Khamdang Tendra TshechuShaksinggoenpa, Khamdang, Trashiyangtse23rd June
51Kurjey TshechuKurjey Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang23rd June
52Teldra TshechuDoedel Pemacholing Lhakhang, Ramjar, Trashiyangtse23rd June
53Teldra TshechuGeokar Lhakhang, Yalang, Trashiyangtse23rd June
54Trel Da TshechuYak Dued Goenpa, Chaskhar, Mongar23rd June
55Trel Da TshechuDungkhar Goenpa, Khengkhar, Mongar23rd June
56Trel Da TshechuSang Ngag Choeling Lhakhang, Ngatshang, Mongar23rd June
57Khangma TshechuKhangma Lhakhang, Yurung, Pemagatshel23rd-25th June
58Haa Summer FestivalTown festival Ground, Haa8th-9th July
59Annual TshechuKadam Goenpa, Mongar23rd-25th July
60Tor DokThegchhog Namdrol Ugyen Chholing Monastry, Dremitse, Mongar25th -27th July
61Annual Mushroom FestivalGenekha, Thimphu12th-13th August
62Hungla ChokhorTokaphu Lhakhang, Tongzang, Trashiyangtse9th – 11th August
63Kengcham Mangdok ChukorYarphel Lhakhang, Yalang, Trashiyangtse9th – 13th August
64Masutaki Mushroom FestivalUra, Bumthang23rd- 24th August
65Aa-hoi Bon ChoeBjoka/Trong, Zhemgang14th August
66Don-dor la Duel ChoeyBjoka/Trong, Zhemgang17th-21st August
67Thrumshingla to Purgyela FestivalUra Village, Ura, Bumthang18th August
68Chha FestivalTagmochhu, Lhuentse24th-27th August
69Sa Nyen TshechuReling Lhakhang, Sherimuhung, Mongar25th-27th August
70Takila ChhamKakila Lhakhang, Lhuentse26th August
71ChukorShaksinggoenpa, Khamdang, Trashiyangtse1st -9th September
72Tour of the Dragon (Bicycle Race)Bumthang to Thimphu2nd September
73Wangzhing RabneyWangzhing Lhakhang, Lhuentse4th-5th September
74Khadro Kang sol chamKadam Lhakhang, Khengkhar, Mongar6th-9th September
75Thimphu DromcheTashi Chhodzong, Thimphu15th September
76Bum Tashi FestivalGasa Dzong, Gasa16th September
77KhadroKong Sag ChamSamten Choeling Lhakhang, Tsakaling, Mongar16th-19th September
78Neypai ChhaNey Village, Gangzur, Lhuentse16th -22nd September
79Annual TshechuTokaphu Lhakhang, Tongzang, Trashiyangtse17th-19th September
80Kothakpa TshechuShumar/Kothakpa, Pemagatshel17th-19th September
81Goenpung TshechuShumar/Goenpun, Pemagatshel17th-19th September
82Wandue TshechuTencholing Army Ground, Wangduephodrang17th-19th September
83Dorjitse KuchoedDorji Gompa, Tang, Bumthang18th-20th September
84Shaksinggoenpa TshechuShaksinggoenpa, Khamdang, Trashiyangtse18th-20th September
85Galing Goenpa TshechuGaling Goenpa, Chukha19th-20th September
86Thimphu TshechuTashi Chhodzong, Thimphu19th-21st September
87Tamshing Phala ChoedpaTamshing Lhakhang,Choekhor, Bumthang18th – 20th September
88Dungsingma TshechuDungsingma, Yurung , Pemagatshel22nd-24th September
89Nangkor TshechuShumar , Pemagatshel22nd-24th September
90Thangbi MewangThangbi Lhakhang, Choekor, Bumthang23rd – 26th September
91Kadam TshechuKadam Lhakhang, Khar, Pemagatshel23rd -26th September
92Tshapamey WangDzong, Lhuentse24th September
93Khomshar KharphugKhomshar, Bardo, Zhemgang25th September
94Bhutan Birds FestivalTingtibi, Zhemgang8th-10th October
95Jhomolhari Mountain FestivalDangojang, Thimphu4th-5th October
96Bardo Thongdral Gar ChamUgyen Gatshel Lhakhang, Jurmey, Mongar15th-19th October
97Shingkhar RabdheyShingkhar Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang15th-18th October
98Jakar TshechuJakar Dzong, Bumthang19th October
99Lanyiri TshechuLanyiri Lhakhang, Dungmin, Pemagatshel17th-19th October
100Ugyencholing KangselUgyencholing Dzong, Tang, Bumthang17th-19th October
101Chukha TshechuChukha Ngedrubtse Dzong, Chukha17th-19th October
102Tshebar TshechuTshebar Lhakhang, Khar, Pemagatshel17th-20th October
103Goenkar TshechuGoenpaKarpo, Khoma, Lhuentse18th-20th October
104Dungmed TshechuDungmed Lhakhang,Dungmin, Pemagatshel22nd-24th October
105Pemagatshel TshechuPemagatshel Dzong22nd-24th October
106Royal Highland FestivalLaya, Gasa23rd-24th October
107Bardo KharphugBardo, Zhemgang24th October
108Jambay Lhakang DrupJambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang24th -27th October
109Pakar DuechoedPakar Lhakang, Bumthang25th-27th October
110Sonamthang TshechuPanbang Dungkhag, Zhemgang29th -31st October
111Laya AolayLaya30th- 8th November
112Sumthrang RabdheySumthrang Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang3rd-7th November
113Khomshar Bon-Choe KatagKhomshar,Bardo, Zhemgang6th November
114Goenpoi DromcheTrongsa Dzong, Trongsa8th-10th November
115Black necked Crane FestivalGangtey Goenpa, Phobjikha. Wangduephodrang11th November
116Kang Sol ChhenmoThegchhog Namdrol Ugyen Chholing Monastry, Dremitse, Mongar14th – 18th November
117Mongar TshechuMongar Dzong, Mongar14th – 18th November
118Thrichugoenpa TshechuThrichugoenpa, Tongzang, Trashiyangtse15th-18th November
119Dechenling TshechuDechenling Lhakhang, Dechenling, Pemagatshel15th-18th November
120Menchu PemaphuendeyNorbugang, Pemagatshel15th-18th November
121Silambee TshechuNa Gor Lhakhang, Silambee, Mongar15th-18th November
122Trashigang TshechuTrashigang Dzong, Trashigang15th-19th November
123Tang Namkhar RabdheyTang Namkhar Lhakhang, Tang, Bumthang16th-17th November
124Geokar Lhakhang TshechuGeokar Lhakhang, Yalang, Trashiyangtse18th-23rd November
125Doedel Pemacholing TshechuDoedel Pemacholing Lhakhang, Ramjar, Trashiyangtse20th -24th November
126Gonphug TshechuGomphu, Trong, Zhemgang21st-23rd November
127Buli TshechuBuli, Nangkhor, Zhemgang21st-23rd November
128Gamung TshechuShumar/Gamung, Pemagatshel21st-23rd November
129Ngatshang TshechuSang Ngag Choeling Lhakhang, Ngatshang, Mongar21st-23rd November
130Phumithang TshechuPhumithang Dratshang, Shingkhar, Zhemgang21st-23rd November
131Shingkhar TshechuShingkhar, Zhemgang21st-23rd November
132Wamling TshechuWamling, Shingkhar, Zhemgang21st-23rd November
133Thrisa TshechuThrisa, Shingkhar, Zhemgang21st-23rd November
134Goshing TshechuGoshing, Zhemgang21st-23rd November
135Kangsol ChhenmoYak Dued Goenpa, Chaskhar, Mongar22nd-24th November
136Kadam TshechuKadam Zangtopelri, Chaskhar, Mongar22nd-24th November
137Khangma TshechuKhangma Lhakhang, Yurung, Pemagatshel22nd-24th November
138Bjoka TshechuBjoka/Trong,Zhemgang22nd-25th November
139Chonam RabdheyChojam Lhakahng, Tang, Bumthang22nd-26th November
140Ladrong Rabney TshechuLadrong Lhakhang, Jarey, Lhuentse22nd-26th November
141Bon-choeThrisa/Shingkhar/Wamling/Radhi/Nimshong, Zhemgang23rd November
142Bon-ChoeDangkhar, Trong, Zhemgang23rd November
143Bon-ChoeBuli/Tali/Kihar, Nangkhor, Zhemgang23rd November
144Dangkhar TshechuDangkhar, Trong, Zhemgang23rd November
145Ngala Trong TshechuNgala Trong, Zhemgang23rd November
146Jambay Lhakang Singye ChamJambay Lhakhang, Choekhor,Bumthang23rd November
147Khengkhar TshechuDungkhar Goenpa, Khengkhar, Mongar23rd November
148Khomshar TshechuKhomshar, Bardo, Zhemgang23rd November
149Langdorbi Bon-ChoeLangdorbi, Bardo, Zhemgang23rd November
150Ma-mung Trong TshechuMa-Mung Trong, Phangkhar, Zhemgang23rd November
151Tashibee TshechuTashibee, Pangkhar, Zhemgang23rd November
152Dekiling TshechuDekiling Goenpa, Gelephu Thromde,Sarpang23rd November
153Nga Lhakhang ZhiNga Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang23rd -25th November
154Pangkhar ChoedpaPangkhar Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang2nd-7th December
155Drukwangyel TshechuDochula,Thimphu13th December
156Sombrang KangsolSombrang Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang3rd -5th December
157Jangchubling TshechuJangchubling, Gangzur, Lhuentse5th-6th December
158Lhuentse TshechuLhuentse Dzong, Lhuentse15th -19th December
159Trongsa TshechuTrongsa Dzong, Trongsa15th-18th December
160Dungkhor TshechuDungkhor Lhakhang,Chokhorling, Pemagatshel15th-17th December
161Gelephu Rabney Dratsang TshechuGelephu Dratshang, Gelephu Thromde, Sarpang15th-17th December
162Dungkar TshechuDungkar Choeje Nagtsang, Lhuentse15th-18th December
163Bhutan Birds FestivalTingtibi, Zhemgang15th-16th December
164Mendrel TshechuMendrel Lhakhang, Chongshing, Pemagatshel17th-18th December
165Daga Trashiyangtshi Annual TshechuTshechupang , Daga Dzong, Dagana18th-22nd December
166Domsing Lhakhang TshechuDomsing Lhakhang, Jamkhar, Trashiyangtse19th -23rd December
167Bangyue TshechuBangyue Lhakhang, Dungmin, Pemagatshel20th-22nd December
168Dechen Pelri TshechuDechen Pelri Lhakhang, Chimong, Pemagatshel20th-22nd December
169Sangay Lingpai Cham,Chimung Gewog, Pemagatshel20th-22nd December
170Wongborang TshechuWongborang Lhakhang, Dungmin, Pemagatshel20th-22nd December
171Labar TshechuLabar Lhakhang, Khar, Pemagatshel21st – 22nd December
172Kidlung ChoedpaKidlung Lhakhang, Gangzur, Lhuentse21st -22nd December
173Shinger Meto ChoepdaShingner Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang22nd December
174Nabji Lhakhang DrubNabji Lhakhang, Nabji, Trongsa22nd December
175Korphu Lhakhang DrubKorphu Lhakhang, Nabji, Trongsa22nd December
176Dagapela TshechuDagapela Lhakhang, Dagana29th- 31st December
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