Pema was Captain of her schools basketball team
Jetsun Pema, Queen of Bhutan, as child
Portrait of Their Majesties by Pema Tshering, VAST Bhutan.
23 January 2013: His Majesty arrived in the Indian capital Delhi today. His Majesty was seen off from the Paro Airport by Their Royal Highnesses the Princes and the Princesses, and senior Government officials. His Majesty is in India to grace the 64th Indian Republic Day on 26th January as the Chief Guest.
New Years celebrations for their Majesties the King and Queen of Bhutan
His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen received a group of Thimphu school children, who recited Lolay, at the Royal Lingkana Palace to commemorate the beginning of an auspicious New Year, on the eve of Nyilo, today. In the olden days, children used to go to every household singing Lolay. In return, the owner would give money, rice, meat and other items to the children. They children would take everything they have collected and go for a picnic the next day.
7 December, 2012: The King and Queen granted an audience to delegates of European Bhutan Friendship Societies at the Tashichhodzong this morning.
On the wall a portrait of Maharani Gayatri Devi