Zhabdrung Kuchoe

Zhabdrug Kuchoe, the death anniversary of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel, is a day in Bhutan to pay homage to the Bhutanese leader who first united Bhutan as a nation state. This important day is annually marked on the 10th day of the 3rd month of the Bhutanese calendar, and this year was observed on May 9th.

Photo Credit: http://www.bbs.bt/news
Photo Credit: http://www.bbs.bt/news

“Zhabdrung Kuchoe is the day our great leader of Bhutan expired. We have to celebrate this day because he brought peace to Bhutan.” – Karma Lhazin (Student)

Check out alumni teacher Ann’s blog post Zhabdrung Kuchoe for more information about this celebrated day!

Zhabdrung Kuchoe

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