Thursday, October 13, 2011

Bhutan Royal Wedding

Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck marries, commoner and student, Jetsun Pema, during their wedding ceremony at the sacred monastery fortress Dzong in the old capital of Punakha, Bhutan, on 13 October 2011. Thirty-one-year-old Oxford-educated King Wangchuck, was crowned in 2008 at the start of democracy. - EPA - 13 October, 2011

King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (left) and his bride Jetsun Pema take part in a purification ceremony at the Punkaha Dzong during their wedding ceremony in Bhutan's ancient capital Punakha October 13, 2011. -REUTERS/Adrees Latif - 13 October, 2011

Congratulations to the royal couple.

Source: The Star


  1. COngrats to the Royal Couple.

    But how come they didn't exactly look too happy? xD

  2. Bhutan is such a mysterious country.. this is the 2nd marriage in Bhutan i've seen coverage after Tony Leung and Carina Lau~~ :p

  3. What was really amazing was the King and Queens desire to share this event with the people of Bhutan. They were so gracious in meeting villagers and dignitaries alike! In fact I wrote a great article about this on check it out!.