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Festivals Calendar 2008
Some of the major and interesting festivals calendar is presented below
 
Nepal :

Festival

Celebrated in

2008

Lhosar

Kathmandu and Mountain Region

7 February

Democracy Day

All over Nepal

19 February

Shiva Ratri

Pashupatinath Temple

6 March

Holi

All over Nepal

21 March

Bisket Jatra

Bhaktapur

13 April

Chaite Dashain

All over Nepal

13 April

Ram Nawami

Janakpur

14 April

Dumji

Junbesi, Solu

3-6 April

Buddha Jayanti

Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Lumbini

20 May

Tiji (Lama Dance)

Lo Manthang Palace, Mustang

30 Apr-4 May

Monastery, Mustang

7-11 July

Mitha (Archery)

Manang

4-10 August

Nekor

Shey Gumba, Dolpo

14-16 August

Yarthung

Muktinath

16 August

Manang

3-7 Sep

Janai Purnima

Hilly area of Nepal

16 August

Gai Jatra

Kathmandu

17 August

Krishnasthami

Patan

23 August

Teej

All over Nepal

2 September

Indra Jatra

Kathmandu

18 September

Dashain

All over Nepal

7-11 October

Tihar

All over Nepal

28-30 October

Mani Rimdu

Everest Region

11-14 Nov

Tibet :

Festival

Celebrated in

2008

Lhosar

All Over Tibet

7 February

Butter Lamp

All over Tibet

26 March

Saga Dawa

All over Tibet

18 June

Horse Racing

Gyantse

17-21 June

Nagchu

10-16 August

Lithang

1-3 August

Thanka Unveiling

Tashilunpo Monastery

17-19 July

Bathing

 

27 August-2 September

Shoton/Yogurt

Lhasa

30 August-5 September

Bhutan :

Festival

Celebrated in

2008

Lhosar

All over Bhutan

7 February

Coronation Anne.

 

2 June

Drumche

Punakha
Thimpu

11-15 February
4-8 October

Tseju

Paro
Thimpu

17-21 March
9-11 October

National day

All over Bhutan

17 December