Festivals and holidays in Nepal

Festivals and holidays in Nepal

Month / Year Day  Festivals 
January / 2017 Sat  Maghi Parba /Maghe Sakranti
  Sat Sonam Lhosar 
  Sun  Sahid Diwas 
     
Feburary / 2017 Sat  Rastraya Prajatantra Diwas
  Fri  Maha Shivaratri 
  Mon  Gyalpo Lhosar 
     
March /2017 8 Wed  Nari Diwas (International Women's Day)
  12 Sun Holi / Fagu Purnima (55 Hilly Districts)
  13 Mon Holi / Fagu Purnima(Terai and Inner Madhesh)
  27 Mon Ghodejatra 
     
April /2017 5 Wed  Ram Nawami 
  14 Fri Nepali New Year (Bisket Jatra)
  24 Mon Loktantra Diwas (Democracy day)
  26 Wed Matatirtha Aaunshi / Aamako Mukh Herne
     
May /2017 1 Mon International Workers Day
  10 Wed Buddha Jayanti 
  29 Mon Ganatantra Diwas /Republic Day
     
June  26 Mon Ramjan Edul Tikra (End of Ramadan)
     
Aug /2017 7 Mon Janai Purnima /Rakshya Bandhan
  8 Tue  Gai Jatra( Kathmandu Valley)
  14 Mon Shree Krishna Janmasthami /Gaura Parba
  24 Thu Hari Talika (Teej) (only for Female Employee)
  26 Sat Rishi Panchami (only for Female Employee)
     
September /2017 2 Sat Edul Aajaha / Bakat Eid (Feast of Sacrifice)
  5 Tue  Indra Jatra (Kathmandu Valley)
  7 Thu Nijamati Sewa Diwas (Civil Servant's Day)
  19 tue Constitution Day (National Day)
  21 Thu Ghatasthapana
  27 Wed Dashain Festival (Phulpati)
  28 Thu Dashain Festival (Maha Ashtami)
  29 Fri Dashain Festival (Maha Navami)
  30 Sat Dashain Festival (Vijaya Dashami)
     
October /2017 1 Sun Dashain Festival (Pampakusha Ekadashi)
  2 Mon Dashain Festival (Dwadashi)
  5 Thu Kojagrat Purnima
  19 Thu Tihar Festival (Laxmi Pooja/ Gai Tihar)
  20 Fri Tihar Festival (Goru Tihar/ Gobardhan Pooja)
  21 Sat Tihar Festival (Bhaitika)
  26 Thu Chhat Parwa
     
November /2017 3 Fri Guru Nanak Jayanti (only for Sikh employees)
     
December /2017 Sun Urdhyauli Parwa/ Mangshir Dhanya Purnima
  25-Dec Christmas
  Sat Lhosar (Gurung/Tamu) (might move to Dec 19)
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