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Samdrup Jongkhar Festival

Spectators from region, decked out in their subtlest, gather to the courtyard of the Dzongkhag Rabdey to see the festival, offer prayers and receive blessings.

Rabdey monks and Dzongkhag dancers perform numerous mask dances and cultural performances.

The annual festival ends with the unfurling of the Guru Tshengey Thongdrel for public veneration.

 

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