A grand celebration ahead
The nation will observed three days of celebrations with much festivities and gaiety starting from 9h November to the 11th of November coinciding with the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo.
However His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo has made it clear to the organization that the emphasis should be on nation building rather than the birthday party.
The main focus on the celebration will be on the achievements of the fourth Druk Gyalpo taking into consideration of the current initiatives and plan for the future based on the vision, wisdom and directives of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo.
The special coordinator for the celebration has made it very clear that everything we have is because of His Majesty. A Goempoi Tongtshog Kurim by the 100 monks from the central monastic body at the Tashi chhodzong and Nyenney Yenlag Gye Pai Dompa at the Tendrel Thang by the Dorji Lopen will be performed on the 7th of November.
As a part of the celebration His Majesty the King will present one statue of Chenrizig to each of the 205 gewogs enabling people to pay homage to the Fourth Druk Gyalpo. The statue should be kept in a temple in a gewog that has been mutually agreed.
The most important part of the celebration will be the presentation of guard of honors for three times to His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalp by 1,000 army personals on the final day of the celebration. A Zabten dedicated to His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo will be the highlighted of the program will be offered collectively by the representative of the Dratshang and Chhodey and representatives from various sectors of the society.
Various cultural programs by the school students and royal academy of performing arts will also be the part of the celebration and a treasure hunt program in Mothithang , Dechenchholing and Nazhoen Pelri is planned for the 9th of November.
A marathon for the people above 60 will be held on the 10th of November 2015 at the clock tower square and a live musical programs will be performed live in the Centenary park, Dechenchholing , Changjiji , Clock Tower and Mothithang.
Another important part of the grand celebration will be the cutting the birthday cake at the three different locations on the 11th of November and various entertainment programs by the private entertainment houses at the same time.
As the nation prepares for the grand celebration of the 60th Birth Anniversary of our Great King who has given so much to us and had left so little for him. Let us come together and pay our humble respects to our Great King.