26 September 2008
Formal Coronation of His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the King of Bhutan
The people and the Royal Government of Bhutan will celebrate the formal Coronation of His Majesty the Fifth Druk Gyalpo Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, from 6th to 8th November 2008.
His Majesty the King has been shouldering the responsibilities of Monarch and the Head of State of Bhutan since 14 December 2006. The celebrations will mark the formal ascension of His Majesty the King to the Golden Throne.