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  • The Third annual Rhododendron festival

    Inauguration of the Environmental Education Centre
    Inauguration of the Environmental Education Centre

    18-20 April, Lampelri: The opening of the third annual Rhododendron festival also marked to commemorate the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Singye Wangchuck was graced by the Hon’ble Agriculture Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji. The event was marked by an inauguration of the Environmental Education Centre. Lyonpo accompanied by senior officials from the Ministry also paid a visit to the Rhodo trial enjoying the bliss of beautiful blossoms of the Rhododendrons.

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  • Opening ceremony for Daphne hall and Museum for Ethnobiology held

    The Daphne conference hall at UWICE
    The Daphne conference hall at UWICE

    April 16, Bumthang: Coinciding with the inauguration of the centre for South Asia Forestry Studies, Her Royal Highness Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck inaugurated the Daphne conference hall and the Ugyen Wangchuck Museum for Ethnobiology located at the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE).

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  • Centre for South Asia Forestry Studies Inaugurated

    The Centre for South Asia Forestry Studies
    The Centre for South Asia Forestry Studies

    16 April, Bumthang: Her Royal Highness Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck inaugurated the UNESCO–Madanjeet Centre for South Asia Forestry Studies at the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) located at Lamai Goempa. The centre was a cherished dream of late Madanjeet Singh, the UNESCO goodwill ambassador from the year 2000 who also founded the South Asia Foundation (SAF).

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  • Announcement

    The Nature Recreation and Ecotourism Division, DoFPS would like to inform our guests for the Rhododendron Festival to be mindful of the road closure just below Dochula. Sunday is open throughout the day. However, on Saturday & Monday, below are the opening timings;

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