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.

  • Tiji Festival Nepal

    Tiji Festival

    Tiji Festival is one the of most popular festivals of Nepal and most auspicious festival celebrated in the Forbidden Kingdom of Mustang. The Tiji festival dances are all organized by the Choedhe Monastery, which belongs to the Sakya sect of…

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  • Dashain

    Dashain Festival

    Dashain is the 15-day-long national festival of Nepal. It is the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Nepalese annual calendar. It is also celebrated by many Hindus elsewhere. It is the longest and most anticipated festival in Nepal.…

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  • Gai Jatra

    Gai Jatra

    The Gai Jatra festival of cows is one of the most popular festivals in Nepal. It is said people in ancient time started worshiping Yamaraj,”the god of death” on this day. Gai Jatra is a festival of dancing, singing, mirth…

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  • Tihar Festival

    Tihar Festival

    After Dashain, Tihar festival is probably Nepal’s second most important festival. The first day of the festival is crow’s day. In the early morning, worshipers bathe either in the Bagmati or some other river. After this the devouts light a…

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