The Royal Wedding of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen of Bhutan will be held on October 13, 2011, with the celebrations covering three days, from October 13 to 15, 2011. The Royal Wedding will not be a media show and the celebrations will not be an ostentatious event of pomp and elaborate festivity. It will be a sacred ceremony and a special occasion for the Bhutanese people.
Takin, Bhutan’s national animal may find a home at the Smithsonian Institution’s national zoo in Washington DC if all goes well.
About 35 tigers roam the jungles of the Royal Manas National Park showed the outcome of Bhutan’s tiger conservation efforts.
This estimate was revealed yesterday as Bhutan joined the 13 tiger range countries to observe the International Tiger Day and raise awareness on the plight of the big cats in the wild.
Royal Manas National Park may be the favorite holiday destination for the Kings and tourists, but the place is of little interest to the Bhutanese people. Or so it seems. Three months after it was opened to tourists, no Bhutanese has come on a holiday to the park.
Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Park in collaboration with Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) will organise a 2-day takin festival in Tsharijathang, Gasa, in June this year.
Bhutan has paintings that are exquisite in quality and technically sophisticated, according to experts, who also said that the paintings that date back from the 16th to 19th centuries, were largely unknown and unrecorded in the west.
Penises painted on houses or suspended from rooftops in Bhutan are larger than humans.
Trongsa Museum, also called the Museum of Monarchy in the Tower of Trongsa, Trongsa Ta-dzong, holds in trust for the nation, a collection of art and antiquities from ancient and living Bhutanese cultures. Housed in one of Bhutan’s architectural landmarks (Ta-dzong), the collection is one of the finest in existence, spanning centuries of human history on the kingdom.