Kharphu Bonchoed


This festival brings together people from different places like Shingkhar, Wamling, Thrisa, Nimshong and Radi to do rituals and make offerings to their local deity. This is mainly done to bring peace and good harvest in the year.

Contact Person : Nidup, GUP Shingkhar Gewog/- 17120636/17866591

Tourism Focal-


Culture Officer: 03-741121 / +975-17666589 Dzongdag: 03-741100

Start Date: Dec 12, 2019

End Date: Dec 12, 2019

Destination: Zhemgang

Venue: Shingkhar/Thrisa/Wamling/Radi/Nimshong, zhemgang

Bon Choe


This festival, held in Trong gewog under Zhemgang Dzongkhag, is an annual festival during which people offer Tshog (Offerings) to god and pray for well being and happiness for another year. Various religious mask dances and local folk songs are also performed to entertain and bless people who come to attend the festival.

Contact Person

Wangay, GUP Trong Gewog- 03-744023/ 17856759

Tourism Focal-17895562

Culture Officer: 03-741121 / +975-17666589 Dzongda: 03-741100

Start Date: Dec 12, 2019

End Date: Dec 12, 2019

Destination: Zhemgang

Venue: Dangkhar, Trong

Yeshey Goenpoi Drupchen


This festival is dedicated to the dominant male protective deity of Bhutan, Yeshey Goenpo (Mahakala). It was first introduced by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in the 17th century in Punakha Dzong to commemorate the victory over Tibetan invasions. In 1988, Yeshey Goenpi Drupchen was introduced in Trongsa Dzong by His Majesty the 4th King and the 68th Je Khenpo His Holiness Tenzin Dendup. 

Contact Person

Lopen Sonam Yeshey, Drungchen, Trongsa Draktshang -17601887

Dzongda- 03521314

Start Date: Dec 1, 2019

End Date: Dec 3, 2019

Destination: Trongsa

Venue: Trongsa Dzong

Mongar Tshechu


People from all over the region as far as Trashigang and Lhuentse come to attend the festival. A lot of unique dances indigenous to the region are also performed.

Contact Person
Cultural Officer: 04-641608
Dzongdag: 04-641100

Start Date: Dec 3, 2019

End Date: Dec 6, 2019

Destination: Mongar

Venue: Mongar Dzong

Thrichu Goenpa Tshechu


Thrichugoenpa tshechu is a festival that takes place in the sacred Thrichu goenpa in Tongzhang, Trashiyangtse. Tongzhang is located on the Trashigang-Trashiyangtse highway, just before reaching the popular Gomphu Kora temple.

Contact Person
Culture Officer: 04-781238 / +975-17806008 Dzongda: 04-781100

Start Date: Dec 4, 2019

End Date: Dec 6, 2019

Destination: Trashi Yangtse

Venue: Thrichugoenpa, Tongzhang

Tang Namkhar Rabney


The Tang Namkhar Lhakhang Rabney is a three-day annual festival commemorating the founding of the Namkha Lhakhang by Lama Namkha Samdrup. It is also performed for the peace and prosperity of the community.

ontact Person
Dzongkhag Culture Officer: +975-17658174
Gup Office, Tang: 03-680500
Dzongdag: 03-631100 / 132 / +975-17619991

Start Date: Dec 5, 2019

End Date: Dec 6, 2019

Destination: Bumthang

Venue: Tang Namkhar Lhakhang, Tang