Coronation of 5th king of Bhutan 2019
Our Kings, Our Unity
Our King, Our Sovereignty
Our Prince, Our Prosperity
Happy 11th Coronation Day
Ugyen Academy would like to take this privilege to join the nation in offering our heartfelt wishes to His Majesty the Druk Gyalpo on the 11th Coronation Anniversary.
The School organized a small program of offering butter lamps and Zhabten for His Majesty’s everlasting prosperity followed by the presentation on his biography and Achievements.
On 31 October 2004, Khesar was installed as the 16th Trongsa Penlop in Trongsa Dzong. The institution of the Trongsa Penlop, started by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1647, signifies the true heritage to the Bhutanese Throne and the investiture ceremony of the Trongsa Penlop is the formal declaration of this status of the Crown Prince.
On 9th December 2006, the Fourth King Jigme Singye Wangchuck issued a Royal Edict announcing his abdication, and transferred the throne to Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
on 1st November 2008 Druk Gyalpo Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck received the scared Dhar or scarf as per tradition in Punakha Dzong and was crowned the 5th King of Bhutan.
His speech form his coronation was also shared among the students and it resonated the very messages of his roles and responsibility as a king within thousands of Students.
Finally the program ended with a wise wisdom on significance and gratitude towards his Majesty by our Dasho Norbu Gyaltshen (Principal).