Black Necked Crane Festival

Post date: Nov 14, 2017 5:23:19 AM

11th November is considered a very auspicious day especially for the people of Phojikha valley. The black necked crane festival celebrated at Gangtey gonpa coincides with the birth anniversary of our fourth drug gyalpo Jigme Singye Wangchuk. Every year in order to welcome and mark the migration of one of the most endangered, elusive bird that flies from a long way from Tibet(China).

This year too, the three schools of Phobji and Gangtey gewogs with the people of the two gewogs and students, we had big celebration. Thousands of tourists from all parts of the world visit and throng inside the gonpa for witnessing the unique Bhutanese culture and dances.