Gangtey Tsechu

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Gangtey Tsechu Festival is held in the large courtyard of Gangtey  (Ganteng) Goenpa monastery, which is located on the hillock overlooking Phobjikha valley.  The three day annual festival with performance of sacred mask dances, (some unique to Gangtey) and also folk singing dances is concluded by Nguedup Langwa, a spiritual blessing for wisdom and power. The valley is the winter roosting ground of the migratory and rare black-necked cranes. On the final day of the festival, the Thongdrol or gaint Thangka is unfurled.

Festival NamePlaceFromTo
Gangtey TsechuGangtey Gonpa, PhobjikhaSep 16, 2024Sep 18, 2024
Gangtey TsechuGangtey Gonpa, PhobjikhaOct 05, 2025Oct 07, 2025
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