Dashain Festival

The month of Ashwin always brings a bright big smile to the faces of Nepalese people. With moderation in temperature, Ashwin introduces one of the most famous and celebrated festival of Hindus known as Dashain or Bijaya Dashami which is a fifteen day long national festival of Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar (Burma) and Indian hill states […]

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Fagu Purnima (Holi)

If you’re ever in Nepal during early spring, an experience you must not miss is the festival of Fagu Purnima. Also known as Holi, Hori, Basantaotsav, Dol Jatra or Faguwa, Fagu Purnima is a festival hailing the arrival of spring and is celebrated by Hindus all over the world.

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Bisket Jatra

Bisket Jatra is a two day festival celebrated in Bhaktapur during the last day of a Nepali year and the first day of the new calendar year. It is an ancient celebration of two important deities of Bhaktapur, god Bhairav and goddess Bhadrakali.

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Nepali New Year

Nepal is a land made up of multi-cultural and multi-ethnic communities, all of which have their own customs and traditions. Many of these cultures have their own calendar. Currently, Nepali people celebrate 9 different New Years at different times of the year based on the calendars followed by different ethnic and religious groups.

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