Gangtey Tshechu

Gangtey Gonpa,Phobjikha,Wangduephodrang

START DATE: September 28, 2020

END DATE: October 1, 2020

LOCATION: Gangtey Gonpa,Phobjikha,Wangduephodrang


The festival is held at Gangtey Goenpa in Phobjikha valley – the winter roosting ground of the migratory and rare black-necked cranes. The Tshechu comprises showcasing of different sacred masked dances and cultural dances. People from nearby villages and around the country gather at the Goempa to witness the masked dances.

Communities immerse in religious energy by dressing in their finest textile rich attires and indulge in fine cuisine to celebrate the festive day. The conclusion of the festival is highlighted with a receiving of spiritual blessing called the Nguedrup Langwa.