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TENTATIVE FESTIVAL DATES FOR 2019 and 2020
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FESTIVAL PLACE 2019 2020
1 Bhutan International Marathon (Annual Event organized by BOC) NA 7th March
2 Punakha Drubchen Punakha Dzong,
PUNAKHA
12th - 14th Feb 2nd - 4th March
3 Punakha Tshechu Punakha Dzong,
PUNAKHA
15th - 17th Feb 5th - 7th March
4 Chorten Kora Chorten Kora, TRASHIYANGTSE 21st March & 5th April 8th & 22nd April
5 Tharpaling Thongdrel Tharpaling Lhakhang, Chummi, BUMTHANG 19th Feb 9th March
6 Thangbi Mani Tangbi Lhakhang, Choekor, BUMTHANG 10th - 13th Oct 29th September (evening) to 2nd October
7 Gomphukora Gom Kora Lhakhang,
TRASHIGANG
14th - 16th March 1st - 3rd April
8 Talo Tshechu Talo,
PUNAKHA
14th - 16th March 1st - 3rd April
9 Zhemgang Tshechu Zhemgang Dzong,
ZHEMGANG
14th - 17th March 1st - 3rd April
10 Paro Tshechu Rinpung Dzong,
PARO
17th - 21st March
(Thongdral on last day)
4th - 8th April (Thongdral on last day)
11 Rhododendron Lamperi Botanical Garden, Dochula, THIMPHU 19th - 21st April 21st - 23rd April
12 Chukha Tshechu CHUKHA NA  
13 Domkhar Tsechu Domkhar, Chummi, BUMTHANG 14th - 16th April 3rd - 5th May
14 Ura Yakchoe Ura Lhakhang,
BUMTHANG
16th - 20th April 4th - 8th May
15 Nimalung Tshechu Nimalung Dratshang, Chummi, BUMTHANG 10th - 11th July 30 June to 1 July
16 Kurjey Tshechu Kurjey Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG 11th July 30th June
17 Haa Summer Festival Town Festival Ground, HAA 13th & 14th July  
18 Masutaki Mushroom Festival Ura, BUMTHANG 23rd & 24th Aug  
19 Thimphu Drubchen Tashichhodzong,
THIMPHU
3rd Oct 22nd September
20 Wangdue Tshechu Tencholing Army Ground, WANGDUEPHODRANG 5th - 7th Oct 24th - 26th September
21 Gangtey Tshechu Gangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha, WANGDUEPHODRANG 10th - 13th Oct
(Thongdral on last day)
28th September - 1st October
22 Tamshingphala Choepa Tamshing Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG 7th - 9th Oct 26th - 28th September
23 Thimphu Tshechu Tashichhodzong,
THIMPHU
7th - 9th Oct 26th - 28th September
24 Gasa Tshechu Gasa Dzong,
GASA
14th - 16th March 1st - 3rd April
25 Peling Tshechu Wangdichoeling Palace, Bumthang (New Festival) NA  
26 Tangbi Mani Tangbi Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG 10th - 13th Oct 29th Sept - 2nd Oct
27 Jakar Tshechu Jakar Dzong, Choekhor, BUMTHANG 5th - 9th Nov 23rd - 27th October
28 Jambay Lhakhang Drup Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG 13th - 16th Nov 31st Oct(evening) to 3rd November
29 Prakhar Ducchoed Prakar Lhakhang, Chummi, BUMTHANG 14th - 16th Nov 1st - 3rd November
30 Black-Necked Crane Festival Phobjikha Valley, WANGDUEPHODRANG 11th November
11th Nov
31 Mongar Tshechu Mongar Dzong,
MONGAR
4th - 6th Dec 21st - 24th November
32 Pemagatshel Tshechu Pemagatshel Dzong, PEMAGATSHEL 11th - 13 Nov
(Thongdral on last day)
21st - 24th Nov (Thongdral on last day)
33 Trashigang Tshechu Trashigang Dzong, TRASHIGANG 5th - 7th Dec 22nd - 25th November
34 Jambay Lhakhang Singye Cham Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG 12th Dec 30th Nov
35 Nalakhar Tshechu Ngaa Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG 12th - 14th Dec 30th November - 2nd December
36 Trongsa Tshechu Trongsa Dzong,
TRONGSA
4th - 7th Jan, 2020
(Thongdral on last day)
10th - 13th December
37 Lhuntse Tshechu Lhuntse Dzong,
LHUNTSE
4th - 7th Jan, 2020
(Thongdral on last day)
21st - 24th December
38 Nabji Lhakhang Drup Nabji Lhakhang, Nabji, TRONGSA   29th - 31st Dec
39 Druk Wangyel Tshechu Dochula,
THIMPHU
13th Dec 13th December
40 Tour of The Dragon
(268km Mountain Bike Race)
Bumthang to Thimphu 7th Sept 5th September
41 Jumolhari Mountain Festival Dangochong, Thimphu 14th & 15th Oct