Paro Tshechu

If you enjoy festivals, Bhutan has more than three months each year of celebration. When we planned our trip to Bhutan, we planned around one of the most important festivals on the year, the Paro Tshechu.

The Tsechus are religious festivals of Drukpa Buddhism. The Paro tshechu are among the biggest of the tshechus in terms of participation and audience and are an important social gatherings. People from all over the perform join in participating, a social bonding among people of remote villages.

This festival started on April 11th and each day, for five days the dancers and visitors enjoy the performances. The closing day of the festival is the most important day when the Thongdrel is unveiled.