Bhutan celebrates International Day of Happiness

20 Mar 2014

To mark the joyful occasion of the International Day of Happiness, UN staff and development partners in Bhutan joined the government in commemorating the event in a traditional style.

A butter lamp ceremony was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck Memorial Chorten. During the one hour event, the international community lit butter lamps and joined the Bhutanese people in circumambulating the stupa.

The ceremony ended over tea and light refreshments.