The Jigme Dorji National Park in collaboration with Soe geog under Lingshi Drungkhag would like to extend an invitation to all interested guests for the annual Jomolhari Mountain Festival 2017. The festival, which will be held this year on October 14th and 15th, is a community-based initiative that has been organized by the Soe,Yaktsa,Nobri and Lingzhi communities, in collaboration with the Jigme Dorji National Park.
The purpose of the festival is to raise awareness about snow leopard conservation, improve local community members’ perceptions of, and attitudes towards the endangered species, provide a platform for economic opportunities and sustainable livelihood. It is also a festive time when the highlanders come together as a community to celebrate their life and culture. At a national level, the festival has importance in retaining our highlanders to their communities which is of utmost importance in safeguarding our northern borders.
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