Festival Tour in Bhutan
Bhutan is in the first position on the festival tour. Bhutan is that country where every month has a different festival. All the performance is relating to Buddhism. Wearing masks is the major features of the Bhutan festival dance. Especially, city festival like Paro Tsechu, Thimpu Tsechu.
Tsechu is the important festivals of Bhutan they are celebrating in honor to Guru Rinpoche, a religious preacher. He was traveled to Bhutan in regards to spreading the Buddhism. The Tscheu is celebrating on the 10th day of the month according to the Bhutanese lunar calendar. Every month have a different festival.
February is the cold month but the things that make you warmer even in zero degree Celsius. The festival held at Punakha which is bit lower elevation. March to May is an excellent time for Bhutan either for touring or trekking. Ther is fewer mountain view but abundant bloomed rhododendron and birdlife. However, the months of April is very much popular for Paro Tsechu, as well as trekking. It is also the season of fresh asparagus and nakey in hotel buffets.
Mask dance, chanting, blessing are the main highlights of the festivals. The mask dance, silk, and barcode custom are for all Tshechu festival. But the setting is different in each festival, the dancers are performing inside and outside the dzongs. The Punakha Dromchoe, which is celebrating either before or after the Tsechu. It is performing to honor the victory over the Tibetan.