Public holidays for year 2016

Months Date Holidays
 

JANUARY

 

 

Jan 02

 

Jan 10

 

 

Winter Solstice ( Nylio )

 

Traditional Day of Offering( Chunipa Loasr)

 

 

FEBRUARY

 

 

 

Feb 09& 10

 

Feb 21 to 23

 

 

Bhutanese Year Losar

 

Birth Anniversary of 5th King

 

APRIL

 

 

 

Apr 16

 

Death Anniversary of Zhabdrung Rimpoche

 

MAY

 

 

May 02

 

 

May 21

 

Birth Anniversary of 3rd King

 

Lord Buddha’s Parinivana

 

JUNE

 

 

 

June 15

 

Birth Anniversary of Guru Rimpoche

 

JULY

 

 

July 8

 

First Sermon of Lord Buddha

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

 

 

 

Sept 22

 

 

 

Blessed Rainy Day

 

OCTOBER

 

Oct 07

 

Oct 11

 

Oct 11,12,13

 

Thimphu Drubchoe

 

Dassain

 

Thimphu Tshechu

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

Nov 01

 

 

Nov 11

 

 

Nov 20

 

 

Coronation Day of His Majesty the King

 

Birth Anniversary of 4th King

 

Descending Day of Lord Buddha

 

 

DECEMBER

 

 

Dec 17

 

National Day