16th Annual Tarayana Fair
Her Majesty The Queen Mother Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck along with Her Royal Highness Ashi Sonam Dechan Wangchuck and Their Royal Highnesses graced the inaugural ceremony of the 16th Annual Tarayana Fair with the theme “Empowering Grassroots- Building Resilient Communities” on 3rd May 2019, at the Centenary Park, Changlimithang in Thimphu. Hon’ble Prime Minister, Ministers, Government Secretaries and Officials from Government, NGOs and Private Sectors were also present for the event.
The Annual Fair is celebrated every year coinciding with the Foundation Day of the Tarayana Foundation and it is one of the major platforms for the community members to showcase their skills, get feedbacks on their products and market their goods.
More than 70 community members from Monggar, Tsirang, Trongsa, Sarpang, Zhemgang, Lhuentse, Haa, Trashigang, Wangdue Phodrang, Samtse, Pema Gatshel, Thimphu and Paro participated during the Fair from 3rd to 5th May 2019.