The Thimphu festival is a popular Tshechu or festival in Thimphu capital city where thousand of people turn up for four days of dances and prayer. Also a big family and social occasion, people dress up in their finest cloths and most resplendent jewelry of coral and turquoise. They pack picnic lunches in their traditional bamboo baskets and stay all day at the festival.
All Bhutanese try to attend a festival at least once in a lifetime, and for many, it is an important annual affair where they consider it is a blessing to be able to watch the dances. Apart from the monks community dancers also participate in the festival.