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Nepal Holidays and Festivals

 

 

Here is a list of Nepalese festivals and celebrated events

 

January

Swasthani (Jan – Feb)
Maghe Sankranti (Jan – Feb)
Saraswati Puja – Shree Panchami (Jan – Feb)
Lhosar (Tibetan New Year) (Jan – Feb)

Febrauary

Shivaratri – Maha Shivaratri (Feb – Mar)
Fagu Purnima – Holi (Feb – Mar)
Sweta Machhendranath Snan

March

Ghode Jatra – Festival of Horses (March – April)

April

Mata Tirtha Snan – Mother’s Day (April/May)
Chaite Dashain
Ram Nawami, Janaki temple in Janakpur city
Navavarsha (Nepali New Year) (Apr – May)
Bisket Jatra, Bhaktapur (Apr – May)
Buddha Jayanti (Full moon night-April/May)
Red Machhendranath Rath Jatra, Patan (Apr – May)

May

The Teechi, Choedhe Monastery

June

Guru Purnima (full moon night-June – July)

July

Ghanta Karna Chaturdasi (July/August)
Dumji, Khumbu
Ghantakarna Chaturdashi (July-Aug)

August

Krishna Janmastami, Patan (Aug– Sep)
Teej, Pashupatinath (Aug – Sep)

September

Dashain – Vijaya Dashami (Sept – Oct)
Indra Jatra, Kathmandu (Sept – Oct)

October

Jazzmandu – Kathmandu Jazz Festival, Kathmandu
Mani Rimdu Festival, Khumba Region
Tihar – Deepawali  (Oct – Nov)

Novemver

Elephant Polo World Championships, Meghauly
Vibhaha Panchami, Janakpur (Nov – Dec)
Bala Chaturdarsi, Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu (Nov – Dec)

December

Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival, Kathmandu

 

 

Wish you a happy and pleasant Nepal holidays and festivals

 

You may also check Nepal Public Holidays 2012 Calendar

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