Bumthang: Thousands of people flocked to observe the 7th Mushroom Festival at Ura Dozhi geog on 23-24 August 2017. The festival was organised by the Ura Mushroom Conservation and Tourism Association with fund support and collaboration from the Phrumsengla National Park.
The festival was held to showcase Matsutake (Sangay Shamu) and other local organic products and generate income through their sale. It was also to advocate on the conservation of mushroom varieties through a sustainable harvesting and preserve their culture and tradition by performing local and mask dances to the foreign visitors and people from other Dzongkhags.
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