2015 is yet another very exciting year for tourism in Bhutan with over 44 different festivals scheduled across Bhutan. Visit Bhutan 2015 is one of the largest Tourism carnivals in the world. This invites all the tourists to experience authentic celebration of various events. Bhutan has declared 2015 as a ‘Visit Bhutan Year’ to commemorate the 60th birth anniversary of His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck the beloved 4th King. A figure loved and revered by all Bhutanese, it is an occasion where the country come together to celebrate 60 years of a life spent in the service of the nation and its people. Many exciting events and fascinating festivals will take place in celebration throughout the country in 2015. There has never been a better time to see, feel and experience Bhutan. Be a part of these festivals and experience Bhutan’s rich culture, tradition and history.
Click on the following link for a quick rundown of the events and festivals with dates that will take place throughout the year:
Bhutan Festival 2015
Source : tourism.gov.bt
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