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Month December 2017

Yomari Punhi

Yomari Punhi is a Newari festival marking the end of the rice harvest. It takes place in November/December during the full moon day of Thinlā (थिंला), the second month in the lunar Nepal Era calendar. Yomari Punhi, meaning the full… Continue Reading →

Tihar : तिहार

Tihar (Nepali: तिहार), also known as Deepawali and Yamapanchak or Swanti(Nepal Bhasa: स्वन्ती:), is a five-day-long Hindu festival celebrated in Nepal and in the Indian states of Assam and Sikkim including in Darjeeling district of West Bengal. It is the… Continue Reading →

Kartik nach: खँलाबँला

खँलाबँला:Kartik nach Kartik Naach (Kartik Dance) is an originally 27-day-long traditional dance and drama festival that takes place in the Hindu lunar calendar month of Kartik, which falls in October/November. This festival is performed on a public platform in front… Continue Reading →

Khokana Jatra (Sikali Jatra)

At a time the Dashain festival has gripped the country, local residents of Khokana, a rural village located around 10 km on the outskirts of Kathmandu Valley, are busy celebrating a five-day long Sikali Jatra. The Jatra, also celebrated as… Continue Reading →

Dashain – बडादशैँ, विजय दशमी, मोह्नी

This festival is in fact the ceremony of reunion and fun. People living far away from home or homeland, revisit their home and get together with their families.

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