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The main highlight of the Tshechu is the performance of the masked dances by the monks. There are many kinds of maksed dances all involving different moves, masks and costumes. All of them special religious significances.
According to legend, all these dances appeared in the past Buddhist master's vision during their meditation. The steps and moves are strictly followed as it was performed in the past. Alteration of the steps is seen as sacrilegious and would not be attempted by any masked dance teacher.
Punakha Dromche (Punakha) 04th -08th March
Chorten Kora (Tashiyangtshe) 14th & 29th March
Gom Kora (Tashigang) 06th – 08th April
Chhukha Tshechu (Chhukha) 06th – 08th April
Paro Tshechu (Paro) 09th -13th April
Ura Tshechu (Bumthang) 07th – 11th April
Nimalung Tshechu (Bumthang) 04th – 06th July
Kurjey Tshechu (more..
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Bhutan Folk Festival
Location: Vicinity of the Punakha Dzong (Fortress)
Season/dates: 13, 14 &15 Dec, 2008
Duration: 3 days
Tourist Profile: Enjoys sports and games, history, culture, outdoors
The Bhutan Folk Festival is organized more..