The 111th National Day Celebration - 2018

17 December 2018

Paro Dzongkhag celebrated the 111th National Day at Paro College of Education (PCE) ground. The Chief Guest for the day was Dasho Dzongda, Paro Dzongkhag Administration.

       The Chief Guest being received by Dasho Drangpon, Paro Dzongkhag Court.

 

                    Traditional Chipdrel Procession 

 

Dasho Dzongda was received in a traditional Chipdrel Procession. Then after the National flag was hoisted accompanied by the signing of the National Anthem. Thangra Dewa was performed right after followed by Marchang Ceremony.

      Performing Thangra Dewa

 

His Majesty the Druk Gyalpo's speech was broadcast live for all those present on the day. After the completion of His Majesty's speech, Dasho Dzongda and other senior officials offered Khadhar at the Kupar of His Majesty the First King. Than after Zhabtoen was sung in unison by all present for the important occasion.

        Dasho Dzongda offering Khadhar at the Kupar of our First King

 

                                 Zhabtoen offering by all present

 

The various programs such as Guard of Honor, March Pass and cultural programs lined up for the day started sequentially.  The day came to a successful end with a Trashi Lebay song.