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    Holiday Name
    Brief Information
    January 14
    Maghe Sankranti
    The first day of the month of Magh.
    January 28
    Sonam Losar
    New Year celebration by the Tamang community.
    January 29
    Shahid Diwas
    Martyr's day in Nepal remembering the first four Martyrs of Nepal.
    February 1
    Saraswati Puja
    Schools celebrate this day by worshiping Goddess Saraswati, Hindu Goddess of knowledge, music, arts and nature.
    February 18
    Prajatantra Diwas
    Democracy day of Nepal.
    February 24
    Maha Shivaratri
    Celebrated in reverence of Lord Shiva.
    February 27
    Gyalpo Lhosar
    New Year of Tibetan Community.
    March 8
    Nari Diwas
    International Women's day is celebrated on this day in Nepal.
    March 12
    Fagu Purnima
    Also known as Holi, the festival of colors. In Terai region of Nepal, this festival is celebrated on the next day.
    March 27
    Ghode Jatra
    Holiday only in Kathmandu Valley.
    April 5
    Ram Nawami
    Birth date of Lord Ram
    April 14
    Naya Barsa
    Nepalese New Year or the first day of Bikram Sambat calendar.
    May 1
    Majdur Diwas
    International labor day.
    May 10
    Buddha Jayanti
    Birth date of Lord Gautam Buddha.
    May 29
    Ganatantra Diwas
    Republic day in Nepal.
    June 26
    Ending of Ramadan
    Eid ul Fitr.
    July 28
    Janai Purnima and Raksha Bandhan
    Sacred thread festival, Janai Purnima marks the renewal of the sacred thread by Brahmins. Raksha Bandhan celebrates the holi bond between brothers and sisters.
    August 8
    A day of commemoration for those who died in the past year. Holiday in Kathmandu Valley only.
    August 14
    Krishna Janmashtami
    Celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna
    August 29
    Gaura Parwa
    Celebrated mostly in far western Nepal, this festival is observed in other parts as well.
    September 3
    Baqri Id
    Celebrated by Muslims as Feast of Sacrifice
    September 5
    Indra Jatra
    Celebrated only in Kathmandu valley, commemorates the founding of Kathmandu.
    September 19
    Sambidhaan Diwas
    Constitution Day in Nepal.
    September 21
    The beginning of Dashain.
    September 27
    Seventh day of Dashaini when jamara is brought from Gorkha palace to Kathmandu.
    September 28
    Maha Asthami
    The day to appease Goddess Durga’s manifestations, the blood-thirsty Kali.
    September 29
    Maha Navami
    Maha Navami is the last day of Navaratri.
    September 30
    Bijaya Dashami
    This day is very important day for Nepalese Hindu religion, On Bijaya Dashami mixture of rice, yogurt and vermilion is prepared and is known as Tika. Elders put Tika, Jamara and Kokha on the young ones and give them blessing.
    October 1
    Eleventh day of Dashain where the celebration continues.
    October 2
    The final official consecutive holiday of Dashain celebration.
    October 5
    Kojagrat Purnima
    Final full moon day after which Dashain officially ends.
    October 19
    Laxmi Puja
    In the morning cows are worshipped. Later, usually during the evenings, Laxmi, Goddess of wealth is worshipped.
    October 20
    Mha Puja and Govardhan Puja
    People worship themselves, oxen and cowdung. Nepal Sambat new year begins.
    October 21
    Sisters and brothers wish for each other's safety and well-being. Gifts are exchanged between them.
    October 26
    Chhath Parwa
    A festival dedicated to Hindu Sun God.
    December 1
    Prophet Muhammad Birthdate
    December 3
    Yomari Punhi and Jyapu Diwas
    A festival marking the end of the rice harvest.
    December 25
    Christmas Day
    Birthday of Jesus Christ.
    December 30
    Tamu Lhosar
    New year celebrated by the Gurung Community.

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