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Annual Chhukha Tsechu

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The three day Annual Tsechu of Chhukha Dzongkhag began on 7th of November coinciding with the 7th day of the bhutanese calendar. Tsechu in Chhukha Dzongkhag was instituted in 1988. Chhukha has two ethnic (Ngalops and Lhotsampas) and we are very much blessed to be part of both the festivals.

The Tsechu is not only meant for the mask dance and blessings, it helps to bring together the distant relatives and friends where as large markets also congregate at the fair locations, leading to brisk commerce.

The third day Tsechu was graced by His eminence Home Minister and  MP Dasho Rinzin Dorji. The day ended gracefully with the display of the Guru Thongdrel and blessings.

Very brief photos of the Tsechu are uploaded here.

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Public receiving wang27

Chipdrel26

Initiations from the Health Sector-screening program for the non-communicable disease
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Cultural programs by Gaedu College students
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Hon`ble Nangsi Lyonpo and MP Dasho Rinzin Dorji graced the third day of Chhukha Tsechu.21

Guru thongdrel was displayed to the public and the blessing continued till 10AM.20 19 18 17

Zhabtoen for the well being and good health of our Kings and royal families.16 15

Guru Tshengay Chham (8 manifestation of Guru Rinpoche)14 13

Officials and families witnessing the Tsechu.
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Public gathered to witness the Tsechu.11

Elderly people meeting and enjoying the meal.10

Family gathering and lunch time.9

Another family gathering and sharing the views on Tsechu.8

Lunch time for the Dzongkhag and regional Staff.7

Lunch served for all those who helped the Dzongkhag.6

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Dasho Dzongdag and Dasho Drangpoen4 3 2

Dzongkhag dancer entertaining the crowd.1

 

 

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