Coronation of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan, 2008

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The Coronation of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck as the Fifth Dragon King of Bhutan in the Throne Room of the Tashichho Dzong on this day in 2008, which followed the Abdication of his father, King Jigme Singye Wangchuck. Coronation festivities included a celebration at the Chang-Lime-Thang stadium in Thimphu and a walkabout at the ceremonial grounds of The Tendrey Thang.


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