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Nepal Celebrates Its Constitution

Constitution Day is a public holiday in Nepal.

Nepal Constitution Day: November 9

Constitution Day is a public holiday in Nepal.

Constitution Day is a holiday that is celebrated in Nepal as a day of remembrance, pride, joy, and strength for the Nepali culture.

History of Nepal Constitution Day

Nepal is a country in South Asia and is the world’s youngest republic. It is the 93rd largest country and the 41st most populated country. The country has many different groups, religions, and cultures and is also known for its many languages. Language groups such as the Indo-Aryan, Tibeto-Burman, and Mongolians still exist today, but Nepali has been labeled as the country’s national language.
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Posted on 08 Nov 2017 in : Nepal Holidays,November Holidays

Nepal observes Tihar Festival

Tihar Festival is a religious Hindu holiday in Nepal

Nepal Tihar Festival: November 13

Tihar Festival is a religious Hindu holiday in Nepal.

This Nepali festival is also known as Dipawali or Bhai Tika or Laxmi Puja or as the Festival of Lights. It is a Hindu festival where the faithful worship Goddess Laxmi, the Goddess of wealth, and Yama Raj, the Underworld Lord. Besides the gods cited, Nepalese also worship animals as crows, dogs and cows, during the festival. It is celebrated in five days starting from the thirteenth day of the waning moon in October.

Tihar is a festival of brothers and sisters. Even if you are an only son, or daughter, you can choose someone in your family, a friend or a neighbor to be your bhai (bhai in Nepali means brother). Whoever you choose remains so for the rest of your life.
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Posted on 12 Nov 2015 in : Hindu Calendar,Nepal Holidays,November Holidays

Nepal’s Celebration of Martyrs’ Day

Martyrs' Day is a public holiday in Nepal.

Martyrs’ Day: January 29

Martyrs’ Day is a public holiday in Nepal.

Martyrs’ day is an annual public holiday celebration by the Nepalese as a way of remembering and giving honor to people who sacrificed their lives to fight for what is right for the country and its people. Specifically in memory of the four martyrs who were executed in 1941: Dharma Bhakta Mathema, Dashrath Chand, Gangalal Shrestha, and Shukraraj Shastri.

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Posted on 29 Jan 2015 in : January Holidays,Nepal Holidays

Labour Day; May Day; Workers’ Day; Day of Kazak

May Day is an international holiday worldwide.

May Day Date: May 1

May Day is celebrated throughout most of the world as a public holiday.

May 1 is considered as the Labour Day by almost all the nations of the world. The workers of the world celebrate this as an annual holiday. This day is the result of a massive labor union movement; this day celebrates the social and economic achievements of workers. This day is also known as May Day. Not only these two names, May 1 has many other names like Worker’s day, National Unification Day, Day of Kazak people’s Unity, Eid el-Ommal, etc.

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The Nepali New Year Celebration

Nepali New Year is celebrated as a public holiday in Nepal

Nepali New Year: April 14

Nepali New Year is celebrated as a public holiday in Nepal

The New Year is celebrated by the Nepali people and is also known as Navavarsha which is based on Nepal’s lunar calendar called Nepal Sambat. The first day of the Nepal Sambat usually falls around the 11th to the 15th of April. The Navavarsha is one the many festivities of Nepal celebrated with parades, parties, family gatherings and a lot of food.

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Posted on 13 Apr 2013 in : April Holidays,Nepal Holidays

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