FESTIVALS

September 8, 2013
Haritalika Teej is the fasting festival for women. Through this religious fasting, hindu women pray for marital bliss, wellbeing of their spouse and children and purification of their own body and soul. It takes place on Tritiya of Bhadra.

September 18, 2013
Indrajatra(Holiday Only in Kathmandu)
Both Hindus and Buddhists unite to celebrate the festival of Indra Jatra with great enthusiasm.
 
September 27, 2013
44th World Tourism Day
Variety of programs on the theme "Tourism Enriches" is done on the day.

 

October 5, 2013
Ghatasthapana
During the month of September till early October, the Nepalese people indulge in the biggest festival of the year, Dashain. Dashain is the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Nepalese annual calendar, celebrated by Nepalese of all caste and creed throughout the country. The fifteen days of celebration occurs during the bright lunar fortnight ending on the day of the full moon.

October 11, 2013
Fulpati

October 12, 2013
Mahaashtami

October 13, 2013
Mahanawami

October 14, 2013
Bijaya Dashami

October 16, 2013
Dwadashi

October 18, 2013
Kojagrat Purnima

November 3, 2013
Laxmi Puja

 
November 4, 2013
Gobardhan Puja/Mha Puja/Nepal Sambat

November 5, 2013
Bhai Tika

November 9, 2013
Chath Parva

November 17, 2013 – November 19, 2013
Mani Rimdu (Tengboche Monastery, Everest Region)
Guru Nanak Jayanti

 
December 17, 2013
Kirat Parva Udhyauli Puja
Yomari Punhi- Jyapu Diwas (Dhanya Purnima)

 
December 25, 2013
Christmas Day

December 30, 2013
Tamu Lhosar

January 15, 2014
Maghi Parva/ Maghe Sankranti

 
January 30, 2014
Shahid Diwas

January 31, 2014
Sonam Lhosar

February 4, 2014
Basanta Panchami

February 19, 2014
Rashtriya Prajatantra Diwas

February 27, 2014
Maha Shivaratri

March 2, 2014
Ghyalpo Lhosar

March 8, 2014
International Women’s Day

 
March 16, 2014
Fagu Purnima (Holi)

March 30, 2014
Ghode Jatra