Festivals

Festivals in Nepal are as number as there are days in a year. Blessed to be one of the most diverse countries in the world, almost everyday Nepal and Nepalese are participating in some sort of festivals and celebrations.Nepal has a numerous festivals that represents the Nepali culture and Tradition. These variety of festivals reflects the cultural diversity in Nepal. Some of the major festivals of Nepal are Dashain, Tihar, Maghe Sankranti, Lhosar, Maha Shivaratri, Fagu Poornima (Holi), Buddha Jayanti and Teej. Dashain Festival is known as the most important festival among the Hindu people in Nepal. It is celebrated in the month of October and November.


Nepal is not only the land of mountains; it is also the land of festivals. There are more than 50 festivals celebrated in Nepal every year. While the national festivals have fixed dates, religious festivals are set by astrologers following the lunar calendar. The best part about the festivals in Nepal is that all the events are celebrated with the same enthusiasm and galore the way it used to be hundreds of years ago when people had no other means of entertainment.

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