6th Annual Nomads’ Festival

UntitledWangchuck Centennial National Park will be organising the 6th Annual Nomads’ Festival on 23-24 February 2015 at Thangbee ground in Chokhoer geog in Bumthang.

The theme of the festival is “Promoting harmony for bio-cultural diversity”. The nomads’ festival will showcase the tradition and culture of the nomads including dairy products, handicrafts, weaves, and nomadic way of life. It will also have other major attractions like traditional games-sokum, pungdo, khuru and dances by the Nomads’ and local community besides hordes of traditional cuisines like Jagbuli, khuli, puta etc

Visitors interested in trekking can do so along the Tandingang-Ngang lhakhang (popularly called Bumthang cultural trek). Accommodation, food, and hot stone bath facilities are available in the farm houses at reasonable rates. During the two days mega event, hygienic food stalls put up by local public will be available cater to the visitors.

The festival will also have representatives from the various RNR sectors showcasing new farm technologies, machineries, and products.

Bumthang is now connected by Air from Paro and Yonphula and Thangbee is half hour drive from Chamkar town..

For further information please contact Wangchuck Centennial National Park at 03-634102/o3634100.

The booking of the farmhouses at Nagsephel can be made directly with the following committee member of “Alpine organic farmhouse co-operative”. Mrs. Pema Lhazom, Chairperson, 1729177, 77931551 and Mrs. Lemo, Secretary, 17670870, 7735011.

Click here for program list

-WCP

 

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