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Druk Wangyel Festival

Druk Wangyel Festival (December 13, 2019) The Druk Wangyel Tshechu is a unique festival performed by the Royal Bhutan Army rather than monks or lay people. It is a tribute to the wise leadership of His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Fourth King of Bhutan. It also celebrates the continuous efforts of the Royal Bhutan Army in protecting the sovereignty and the stability of the country. This one of a…

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Royal Highland Festival in Laya

The Royal Highland Festival in Laya (23-24 October, 2019) The annual Fourth Royal Highland Festival in Laya, Gasa is from 23 to 24 October 2019. The festival brings together highlanders from other parts of Bhutan to exchange values, knowledge, skills, and best practices related to highlands and yak farming. The festival is a landmark activity of Gasa dzongkhag’s “Good to Great Gasa”, a vision inspired by His Majesty’s passion to…

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Haa Summer Festival

Haa Summer Festival 13-14 July 2019 Haa is one of the smallest Dzongkhag in the country. This tiny region is one of the most beautiful and isolated areas in the Kingdom, adorned with pristine alpine forests and tranquil mountain peaks. The wooded hills of Haa provide an ideal location for hiking and mountain biking. Biking around the valley to visit the dozen or so local temples is an enjoyable way…

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Three Juvenile White-bellied Herons GPS tagged

Three Juvenile White-bellied Herons (WHB) GPS tagged Researchers from the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) and Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment Research (UWICER) jointly tagged three White-bellied Herons (WBH) juveniles at Kisonachhu on May 14, 2019. Sherub Sherub(PhD) from UWICER led this GPS tagging activity. The current nest was located by the team from RSPN and officials of the Department of Forests (DoFPS) on March 2,…

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