Bhutan's Famous Chham Festival

Bhutan’s Famous Chham Festival

A wonderful land of prosperity and happiness, Bhutan is a country of pristine beauty and captivating architectures. From famous tourist destinations to popular festivals of Bhutan, each aspect of the country is enthralling. Although the natural beauty attracts tourists a lot, we suggest you to take a look at the cultural side too with some of the amazing festivals of Bhutan. Bhutan’s famous Chham festival is a highly choreographed event. Chham Dance is an elaborate masked and costumed dance. It is a religious tradition performed by monks. Before the performance, Gods and deities of Buddhism are evoked. In fact, even the dance is a ceremony inspired from tantric traditions that were performed for the greater good of all sentient beings.

Chham Dance is an elaborate masked and costumed dance. It is a religious tradition performed by monks. Before the performance, Gods and deities of Buddhism are evoked. In fact, even the dance is a ceremony inspired from tantric traditions that were performed for the greater good of all sentient beings.

Bhutan's Famous Chham Festival

Witness the popular festivals!!

Festivals in Bhutan are usually known as Tshechu which are celebrated with great joy and pomp all over Bhutan. Each Tshechu offers some dances that relate to religious stories.

Awe-inspiring traditional dances!!

We cry when we are sad, we sleep when we are tired and we dance when we are happy!

Dances in Bhutan, like every country, have its unique form and style which defines its beauty and culture. The dancers do not just perform to entertain the audience but they do it to win their heart. So, let’s have a peek into the fascinating dances this hill-locked country has to offer! Enjoy the Bhutan’s famous Chham festival.

Get to know about Chham dances…

The Cham Dance is a vibrant masked and costumed ritual with roots in Buddhism. With a series of masked dances performed by monks wearing colourful costumes, Chham dance is the popular traditional dance of Bhutan. These dances are considered as a token of respect for Buddhism and the saints. Bhutan’s famous Chham festival will surely win your heart.

Bhutan's Famous Chham Festival

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