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Bhutan marks Coronation Day with new official photos

To mark Coronation Day in Bhutan, the Royal Court has released new images of the King, Queen and their two sons. The photos were taken in Dechencholing Palace in the Bhutanese capital of Thimphu. Five images were released showing the happy family of four with two of the photographs featuring the brotherly love of Crown Prince Jigme Namgyel (4) and Prince Ugyen Wangchuck (7 months). One of the…
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Bhutan celebrates a royal wedding

Amidst the uncertainty of the ongoing pandemic, Bhutan had a reason to celebrate on Thursday as the King’s younger sister married the younger brother of the Queen at Dechencholing Palace in Thimphu in a traditional Buddhist ceremony. Princess Eeuphelma Choden…
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King of Bhutan and his father tour Bhutan to encourage their kingdom

King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck has toured his kingdom alongside his father, the former monarch, King Jigme Singye Wangchuck. The father and son toured different parts of Bhutan to encourage the people and motivate them as the pandemic continues. The reigning King travelled from Samdrup Jongkhar to Jomotshangkha on 1 October where he will be staying to visit with the people. He has…
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The King and Queen of Bhutan name second son

The King and Queen of Bhutan have revealed the name of their second son. He has been named Jigme Ugyen Wangchuck and His Royal Highness will be referred to as Gyalsey Ugyen Wangchuck. The King and Queen attended the Trelda Tsechu prayer ceremony at Thimphu Tashichodzong…
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First family of four photos released to celebrate Queen Jetsun Pema's 30th birthday

The first images of Bhutan’s new royal family of four have been released by the Royal Court ahead of Queen Jetsun Pema’s 30th birthday. The Royal Court said: “To commemorate the 30th Birth Anniversary of Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen on the 4th of June, it is our privilege to share a wonderful collection of photographs of the Royal Family.” Five photos were released of…
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New family photo released of Bhutan's Royal Family

The Royal Office in Bhutan has released a new family photo of the King and Queen of Bhutan with their son, the Dragon Prince. The image was taken in February 2020 in the Throne Room of the Tashichhodzong in Thimphu. King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck married Queen Jetsun Pema in 2011. Together, they have one son, Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck (also called the Dragon Prince) who turned…
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