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King and Queen of Bhutan send Chinese New Year greetings

King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan have sent their well wishes on the occasion of the Chinese New Year. Their Majesties shared a Losar Card on their social media featuring the artwork of contemporary Bhutanese artist Rajesh Gurung. Photo: Royal Office for Media The King and Queen wished everyone a happy and prosperous new year on behalf of themselves and…
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King and Queen of Bhutan unveil new family photo

Bhutan’s King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema have unveiled a new family photo for the New Year. The image was taken on National Day on 17 December 2020 at Punakha Dzong, Punakha, Bhutan. The King and Queen are pictured with their two sons…
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King of Bhutan addresses country on National Day with televised speech

Bhutan marked its 113th National Day on 18 December, and King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck addressed his people via a telecast as the public gathering could not take place due to the pandemic. The King and other members of the Royal Family were at Punakha Dzong, also called the Punthang Dewaichenpoi Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness). The King was joined by his wife, Queen Jetsun Pema and…
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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…
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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 Wangchuck, 27, married Dasho Thinlay Norbu, 28, on Thursday with the King’s blessing. The former King Jigme Singye…
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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 and offered prayers along with Their Royal Highnesses Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel andGyalsey Ugyen Wangchuck. The prayer…
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