List of Major Festivals in Nepal

Major festivals of NepalNepalese have heterogeneous belief and ethnic foundations. Most of the festivals celebrated in Nepal have religious implication and some are based on important events from ancient tradition and epic literature. In spite of these realities, all join in the festival of the year’s significant celebrations. Celebrations, for example, Dashain and Tihar are of national significance, for example, Bisket Jatra or Rato Machchhendranath Jatra, have a place with the conventions of the old Valley towns and still others, for example, Chhath, is watched just by a specific ethnic group.

As Nepal is the country of different cultural groups and religion, here we have listed not just The 5 major festivals, The 10 major festivals but most of all the major festivals of Nepal.

List of Major Festivals in Nepal

  1. Dashain
  2. Tihar
  3. Buddha Jayanti
  4. Falgu Purnima / Holi
  5. Teej
  6. Maghe Sankranti
  7. Maha Shivaratri
  8. Indrajatra
  9. Maghe Sankranti
  10. Shree Krishna Janmastami
  11. Maghe Sankranti
  12. Gai Jatra
  13. Yomari Punhi
  14. Chhath Puja
  15. Ramadan
  1. Chaite Dashain
  2. Sonam Lhosar
  3. Tamu Lhosar
  4. Gadhimai Festival
  5. Matya
  6. Indra Jatra
  7. Rato Machindranath Jatra
  8. Bisket Jatra
  9. Mother’s Day In Nepal
  10. Bhoto Jatra 
  11. Ghode Jatra
  12. Pahachare
  13. Jitiya Festival
  14. Gaura Festival

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