The Druk Wangyal Tshechu is a festival performed by the Royal Bhutan Army instead of priests or lay people. This festival pay tribute to the wise leadership of his Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Fourth King of Bhutan. It also praises the nonstop endeavors of the Royal Bhutan Army in securing the power and the strength of the nation. This exceptional tshechu is likely performed against the setting of the grand Jigme Singye Wangchuck mountain range.
In remembrance of Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo and the Armed Forces' triumph over Indian radical forces the Druk Wangyel Festival was first celebrated in 2011 southern Bhutan. Every year on 13th december Druk Wangyal Tsechu festival is celebrated at the Druk Wangyel Lhakhang Festival Ground arranged at Dochula Pass around which is 22km from the capital city Thimphu.
The Druk Wangyel Tshechu is an exceptional celebration in that it is performed by the Royal Bhutan Army as opposed to priests or lay people. It is a tribute to the astute administration of his Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Fourth King of Bhutan. It also praises the continuous efforts of the Royal Bhutan Army in securing the sovereignty and the stability of the nation.