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Coronation Ceremony of His Majesty the King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

The coronation ceremony of His Majesty the King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck will be held at the Tashichhodzong on the 8th Day of the 9th Bhutanese month of the Earth Male Rat year corresponding to November 6, 2008.

The coronation ceremony will be followed by two days of celebrations at the Changlingmithang stadium. As part of the ceremony at the Tashichhodzong, His Majesty the King shall grant audience to the general public in the afternoon of November 6 at Tendrel Thang, the ceremonial ground of the Dzong. This would give an opportunity for the people to offer Tashi Khadar to His Majesty the King.

The first day of the Coronation celebrations at the Changlingmithang stadium shall take place on the 9th Day of the 9th Bhutanese month corresponding to November 7, 2008.

The celebration will be marked with cultural programmes performed by all sections of Bhutanese society belonging to different regions and cultural backgrounds, including organizations of the royal government, the Dratshangs and the three armed services (RBG, RBA and RBP)

The celebration programme on the second day, November 8 shall be more informal with variety of games and competitions that will include spectators.

People who have contributed to the Bhutanese society in the fields of art, architecture, music, literature, and various other fields will be recognized during the occasion with medals and certificates.

Date: 6 November
Place: Tashichhodzong
His Majesty the King shall grant audience to the general public in the afternoon of November 6 at Tendrel Thang, the ceremonial ground of the Dzong. Opportunity for the people to offer Tashi Khadar to His Majesty the King.

Date: 7 November
Place: Changlingmithang Stadium
The celebration will be marked with cultural programmes performed by all sections of Bhutanese society belonging to different regions and cultural backgrounds, including organizations of the royal government, the Dratshangs and the three armed services (RBG, RBA and RBP).

Date: 8 November
Place: Changlingmithang Stadium
Variety of games and competitions that will include spectators.

 

5 comments ↓

#1 Royal Alchemist on 07.25.08 at 10:25 am

Greetings from Madeira Island, Portugal. May your blessed King live for many years to come.

#2 Dharitri Chakravartty on 08.05.08 at 2:14 am

Please give information about the official procedure for foreign journalists to attend the centenary and coronation celebration. How can one apply for visa?

#3 Gelay on 08.07.08 at 12:41 pm

As of now, there has been no word from the government regarding foreign journalists attend the centenary and coronation celebration. I assume that the normal tourist rule would apply to journalists.

#4 Ambrose on 11.01.08 at 5:03 am

Любимец деревни – враг добродетели

#5 Sagar on 11.11.08 at 2:06 am

Respected Dasho,

Guzu zombala & Greetings from me. I wish I had Kabney, Gho and Lage to greet you with Driglam Namzha.
May Guru Padmasambhava bless you and give you energy to lead people of Bhutan and
reach the country to great Heights.
Wishing if you could throw a party for this auspicious occasion for your class mate. I think your class mate
deserves a party.
Wishing you all the best of luck for such a challenging role nature has offered you and God bless you
to bring peace, happiness, security and sovereignty to the nation.

Kadin Chala