FESTIVAL

Festival Calender 2017

April
14 Apr - New Year and Bishket Jatra Festival in Thimi and Bhaktapur, color festival in Thimi and pulling of chariot of God Bishket in Bhaktapur
26 Apr - Mother's Day, the day children respect mom with sweet
27 Apr - Putting the goddess Machindra Nath in the chariot
30 Apr 
- Pulling chariot of goddess Machindra Nath

May
10 May - Buddha's Birthday or Buddha Jayanti

July
22 Jul 
- Gatha Muga or driving ghost out from city
30 Jul - Panchadan in Patan, offering food to Buddha

August
07 Aug - Janai Punhi, offering food to frog
08 Aug - Saparu or Gai Jatra, worshiping relative who already pass away
09 Aug - Mataya in Patan, worshing 800 Buddhas in Patan
14 Aug - Shree Krishna's birthday, people go to worship God Krishna temple in Patan Durbar Square
19 Aug - Panchadan in Kathmandu, offering food to Buddha
21 Aug - Father's Day, respecting dad with sweet
24 Aug - Teej, women do fasting and worship the Lord Shiva   

September
05 Sep -Indra Jatra, Pulling chariot of Kumari (living Goddess) in Kathmandu
06 Sep 
-Yenya Punhi or Chaatha, sharing feast or Samay Kayegu in Patan
21 Sep-02 Oct  - Dashain Festival, the longest Hindu festival in Nepal

October
17 Oct-21 Oct - Tihar or Diwali, festival of light and New Year of ethnic Newar in Kathmandu valley