Government Holidays and Special Events


Winter Solstice 02 Jan
Traditional Day of Offering 09 Jan
Losar, Bhutanese New Year 08, 09 Feb
Birth Anniversary of His Majesty, the fifth King 21, 22 & 23 Feb
Shabdrung Kuchoe, Birth Anniversary of the Shabdrung 15 April
Birthday of the Third King 02 May
Lord Buddha’s Parnirvana 19 May
Birthday of Guru Rimpoche, Trindha Tshechu 12 July
First Sermon of Lord Buddha 05 August
Dashain 09 Oct
Descending Day of Lord Buddha 19 Nov
Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the fourth King 11 Nov
National Day of Bhutan 17 Dec