Festival of Ura Yakchoe in Bumthang, Bhutan 14 Sep 2017
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The Ura Yakchoe festival is held every May in the village of Ura, Bumthang, in central Bhutan. During the festival, a sacred relic is displayed and people go to receive blessings from it. A distinctive dance is also performed in celebration. The festival offers an up-close insight into the Bhutanese Buddhist faith and the culture of a fascinating mountainous country. Experience the wonder of Bhutan on Insight Guides' Family Adventure in Bhutan.
This article was originally published on 3rd February, 2016