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Talo Tsechu

Talo Tsechu is held in the ground above Talo Dzong or Monastery. The village of Talo and its Dzong (fortress /monastery) is located high on the hill above Punakha valley at an altitude 2800m. The village is scattred along the hill slopes. Talo Sangnacholing is built on a plateau with has majestic view of surrounding villages.   The 7th Zhabdrung, Jigme Dorji retired to Talo Monastery  passed away here in 1931

The three-day Talo Tshechu is well known for its mask dances and the atsara (clown) dances. An equally popular attraction, which has a deep religious and historical significance, is the Zhungdra (classical dance) by the Talo dance troupe. The three songs of Mani Sum, which comprise the Zhundra set, are performed as the closing item on each day of the three days of the Tshechu. The three Songs Samyi Sala (performed on the first day), Drukpa Dungey (second day) and Thowachi Gangi Tselay on the final day, are the pride of the Talo community
The Talo Village is situated at a height of 2,800m which is extended along the hill slopes. It is known for its cleanliness and hygiene amongst Punakha villages. Talo Sangnacholing is constructed on a plateau and has magnificent sight of adjoining villages.

The Talo Village is situated at a height of 2,800m which is extended along the hill slopes. It is known for its cleanliness and hygiene amongst Punakha villages. Talo Sangnacholing is constructed on a plateau and has magnificent sight of adjoining villages. The stunning farm houses of the village have its own flower gardens and on the hill slope corns and sweet peas are grown plenty. The women of Talo are especially known for their beauty. Talo Tsechu is held in the ground near Talo Dzong or Monastery.

Talo Tsechu
Festival NamePlace20182019
Talo TsechuTaloMar 24-Mar 26Mar 14-Mar 16