Trashigang Tsechu

trashigangtshechuHeld within the confines of Bhutan’s largest district in Trashigang Dzong (Fortress), the three day tsechu is observed during the 7th to 11th days of the tenth month of the Bhutanese calendar (December).

The unfurling of the Thongdrol of Neten Chudrug (Sixteen Arhats) on the 10th day is one of the highlights of the festival. The Thongdrol of Guru Tshengyed is also displayed on the last day.

Hundreds of people from the neighboring districts of Trashiyangtse, Mongaar and nomads from Merak and Sakteng  join in the festive.

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