Festivals of Nepal have its own significance and beliefs with ethnic backgrounds. Festivals celebrated in Nepal have its own religious implication and some depend on significant occasions.

From antiquated mythology and epic literature, Festivals celebrated in Kathmandu valley reflect Nepalese people tradition and beliefs in their culture. Many big events that are written in the calendar are celebrated by different religion, Hinduism, Buddhism including other religion, who shares huge numbers of similar divine deities. Nepal has more than 50 festivals which have fixed dates and are mentioned in Nepali calendar while the big religious festivals are arranged and set by astrologers according the lunar calendar. It’s not possible to mention all those festivals, but we have incorporated some of the major important festivals celebrated by majority of people within Kathmandu valley and surroundings.

DASHAIN

DASHAIN or VIJAYA DASHAMI is one of the biggest and longest festivals celebrated in Nepal, which is mainly celebrated by Hindu people of Nepal and other religion people. It is called longest festival because it is celebrated up to fifteen days. The first day starts from Ghatasthapana and ends in fifteenth day, the day of kojagrat purnima. Among these fifteen days, the most important days are the first (Ghatasthapana), seventh (Saptami), eighth (Maha Astami), ninth (Maha Nawami), tenth (Vijaya Dashami) and fifteenth (kojagrat purnima) but tenth day is considered as the most important because it is the day where people celebrate wearing Red Tika (red vermillion mixed with yogurt and rice)on their forehead and Jamara(sewn in the Ghatasthapana)on their ears along with the blessings of elders.

As Dashain is longest festival of Nepal, it has also the longest public holiday. During Dashain all the government and private offices, educational institutes and other workplaces stay shut during the celebration time frame. This festival is celebration for all group or caste of people in Nepal. In this celebration, people particularly like to have parties, appreciate heavenly dinners, purchase new clothes and brighten their homes. People likewise fly the kites, which look like the opportunity for freedom, alongside the end of the three months of monsoon. Flying kites has been a significant part of celebrating Dashain in the nation as it is viewed as one method for reminding god not to send rain any longer. Many people additionally appreciate the long occasion by playing a game of cards, and playing in an even swing, which is normally tied in the part of a tree. People sacrifice a ton of animals in this celebration, a large portion of which are the goats, sheep, chicken or buffaloes. Dashain is the festival where families and relatives who tends to be apart come to meet each other and take blessing of elders for prosperity of their family and culture.

TIHAR

TIHAR is another big festival celebrated by Hindu people of Nepal after Dashain. Tihar is celebrated up to Five days. Tihar is known as festival of lights, as people decorate their house using different lights which lighten up the whole city. The local people especially Newars call Tihar ‘Sunti’and terai region people call it ‘Dewali’. Tihar is celebrated by Hindu religion of variousethnical group in their own different ways. In this festival people worship the animals such as crow, dog and cows for the faith and usage they have given to us.

The first day of Tihar is kaag (crow) Tihar, in this day kaag or crow is worshiped by offering some food. In the early people offer different types of food mainly the rice or grain on the top of their roof or yards for crows. This day is celebrated because crow is considered as the detachment of Death, and since it is accepted to acquire message the early morning, people worship it to bring the uplifting news for them.Kaag Tihar is called as ‘ko puja’ by theNewars.

The second day of Tihar is Kukur (Dog) Tihar, in this day dog are worshiped by feeding them delicious food. People worship dogs by putting red Tika in their forehead and feeding them delicious food and apply the festoon of marigold blossoms in their neck. Dogs are worshiped in this day because they provide protection to the people houses and it is believed that they are the guard of Yamaraj's doorand it is likewise steed of God Bhairab, the God of obliteration. Kukur Tihar is called as ‘khicha puja’ by the Newars.

The third day of Tihar is Laxmi puja, the day where Goddess Laxmi is worshiped for the wealth.

In the evening, people clean their homes with the blend of red mud and cowdung, and a few footsteps are set from the main entrance to the puja kotha, which are accepted to drive Goddess Laxmi inside the house. At night, every one of the houses are made splendid with the lighting of candles, or the 'pala' (these are being supplanted by the jolted lights today) in the entryways, fundamental passage, windows and rooftop. This is the very day when individuals begin playing 'deusi' (which is sung for the most part by young men) and 'bhailo' (which is sung for the most part by young ladies). Sparklers are likewise blown at night.

The fourth day of Tihar is Mha puja. Mha puja means body worship. This pujais done by the Newars inside or outside Kathmandu valley. This puja is mainly done by the Newar community and it is believed that this puja purifies your souland body. This puja is done by creating mandala on the floor with various colors, grains,garlands,fruits and offers sagun and other food by the female member of the family. People play 'deusi' and 'bhailo' in this day too

The fifth and last day of Tihar is Bhai Tika. It is one of the important day for sisters and brothers. Sisters apply red Tika in the forehead of their brother and pray for their long life. It is not only celebrated applying seven colors of Tika on their forehead of brothers and sisters and gives some fruits and goodies to each other. Bhai Tika is the most important day of Tihar and is believed to make the sister and brother bond stronger.

BUDDHA JYANTI

Buddha Jyanti is a festival of both Hindu and Buddhist. People celebrate Buddha Jyanti as the birthday of Gautam Buddha. People of both religion visit Swayambhunath, Bouddhanath stupa to worship and to pay homage to Buddha. Buddha jyanti is celebrated on the full moon day (purnima). The birth place of Gautam Buddha is Lumbini, the place where all the Buddhist gather to worship. Lumbini is the beautiful place birth place of Gautam Buddha where we can see the Pilgrims of King Ashok and other religious monastery made by other countries.

FALGU PURNIMA/ HOLI

Falgu Purnima is the festivals of colors and also known as Holi. It is not only celebrated Nepal but also in India. Indian People celebrates Holi the day after Falgu purnima.Holi symbolizes inviting of the spring with the various colors that is utilized during the celebration which likewise is an emblematic importance of demonstrating the different colors that can be seen throughout the spring season itself. But Nepal and India, Holi is generally celebrated in nations like: Pakistan, Sri-lanka and Philippines. Holi additionally symbolizes the triumph of good over evil. Legend expresses that Holika, the sister of the evil presence ruler Hiranyakashyap had attempted to execute the youthful child Prahlad, of her sibling, as she had been honored of not being hurt by flame, she had baited Prahlad into her lap and entered an enormous blaze, yet as Prahlad was a devotee of Narayan, he recited his divine beings name and left the flame safely while Holika was burned into ashes. The name Holi originates from her name, "Holika".

As from the name Falgu purnima, Holi comes at the month of Falgun in the calendar. Holi takes an environment a weeks before its starts, askids play with water pistols, water balloons and shoot them at people, the use of colors is additionally satisfactory as people enjoy the bubbly condition of Holi as they welcome the Spring, the energy in the essences of the kids, after all Its the celebration of colors where peoplemeet up to have a fabulous time, and celebrate.

HARITALIKA TEEJ

Haritalika Teej is celebrated by both married and unmarried women of Hindu Religion. The most important thing on the Teej is fasting. Married women fast for their long life of husband and unmarried women fasts hoping to get a good husband. Teej is celebrated for straight 3 days. Both married and unmarried women put on a makeup and try to look best on the day of Teej. On the first day of Teej all women gather at one place to dance sing and to eat. The first day is also known as ‘daar khaney din’. At second day women do fasting without drinking a single drop of water but some of women eat fruits for energy to dance with all her fellows and visit Pashupatinath temple, a temple devoted to Lord Shiva. It is believed that Parvati the wife of Lord Shiva took the fast in hope of getting married to Lord Shiva. The third day is rishi panchami, in this day women clean up with a red mud found on the foundations of datiwan bush. It makes us to accept that it tooks every one of the wrongdoings away and make us pure soul…

MAGHE SANKRANTI

Maghe Sankranti is a Nepali celebration which is praised on first of Magh consistently, as indicated by Bikram Sambat Nepali calendar.The word 'Sankranti' represents first of consistently in Nepali, and subsequently the main day of month of Magh is praised as Maghe Sankranti. Otherwise called 'Makar Sankranti'. This day is accepted to be the coldest day of the year, and celebrated as individuals trust in the spring season to come extremely not long after this. This celebration is praised just by the Hindus of Nepal, and a modest quantity of Indian Hindus commend it as 'Makar Sankranti'.Despite the fact that celebrated by all Hindus of Nepal, the 'Maghe Sankranti' celebration is viewed as a major one for Newars in Kathmandu valley, and the Tharu people group in western Terai, in Kailali, Kanchanpur, Banke, Bardiya and Dang areas. In Newar people group it is acclaimed with the name of Ghya chaku sahlu. In Newari language, Ghya implies ghee, chaku implies Molasses and sahlu implies sankranti. The Tharu people group consider Maghe Sankranti (they want to call it as 'Maghi') their most noteworthy celebration, and praise it for very nearly seven days (from a days ago of Poush to third of Magh) by singing and moving, like the 'Deusi' of Tihar celebration. They set up an extraordinary supper called 'Dhikri' produced using rice flour, and furthermore have a great deal of mixers and meat of pigs, chicken, pigs or ducks.

MAHA SHIVARATRI

Maha Shivaratri (generally known as Shivaratri) is a Hindu celebration night of Falgun Krishna Chaturdasi under Hindu Lunar Calendar, in love of God Shiva. Celebrated as the commemoration of birth of Lord Shiva, this celebration additionally denotes the association of God Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Seen at the night, this is one of the four prominent evenings of Hindu lovers: Kaalratri, Moharatri, Sukharatri and Shivaratri.

Since the Pashupatinath Temple is one of the biggest, most established and most significant temple of God Shiva, a large number of people assemble in this temple to worship the God and observe Shivaratri in this day. A large portion of the people originate from a few pieces of Nepal and India, making it an exceptionally jam-packed spot. Alongside the normal devotees, the vast majority of the Sadhus (holy people) of Lord Shiva additionally come here to venerate. A large number of Sadhus can be seen here, and since hashish is legitimate and free in this day, the majority of them can be seen smoking and being high constantly. Another brilliant and eye-appealing part of the Pashupatinath Temple in the Shivaratri are the Naga Babas, who are essentially the Sadhus and lovers of God Shiva, yet are bare constantly. They don't wear anything, have long hair, apply wood fiery remains to their entire body, and sit singing and smoking hashish. The principle some portion of the sanctuary will be opened at 12'o check in the night in this celebration, while at different days of the year the opening time is regularly 5 or 6 am. The enthusiasts line up in the line since the past night, to revere the God.

INDRA JATRA

Indra Jatra is one of the biggest and main festivals of Kathmandu Valley. Newars call Indra Jatra as Yenya .Indra Jatra starts each year with the great celebration throughout the street and is also called the biggest street festival. The festivals keep going for eight days from the twelfth day of the brilliant fortnight to the fourth day of the dim fortnight of Yanla, the eleventh month in the lunar Nepal Era schedule (Nepal Sambat).

he chariot parade starts three days after the beginning of the Jatra. Three chariots conveying human portrayals of the divinities Ganesh, Bhairava and Kumari, joined by melodic groups are pulled along the celebration course through Kathmandu for three days. On the primary day, the chariots are taken from Basantapur to Jaisidewal, Lagan, Bramha Tole, Bhimsen Than and back to Basantapur. On the subsequent day, the chariots are driven along Basantapur, Ittkha, Nara Devi, Tengal, Baangemudha, Asan, Indrachowk and back to Basantapur. Following a two-sunrise, the chariots are taken to Mahankal from Basantapur and after that back to Hanumandhoka for the finish of the celebration. Additionally, since 2012, the chariots have been pulled by an all ladies' group on the third/last day of the chariot celebration.

On the final day of Jatra, the yosin post raised at Durbar Square is brought down in a function known as Yosin Kwathalegu. It denotes the end of the festival. Not only chariots parade there are also other performance done in front of the chariots, masked dance performance by various deities such as pulu kisi dance, Lakhey dance, Sawa Bhaku dance, Devi pyakha, Mahakali Pyaka and many more.

GAI JATRA

Gai Jatra is celebrated by Newars of Kathmandu, Kritipur, Bhaktapur, and Patanto honor the demise of loved ones. In this festival, that family who has lost their loved ones should take part and walk to the roads of Kathmandu taking a cow. On the off chance that a cow is inaccessible, a little fellow from the family, dressed as a cow is viewed as a reasonable substitute. Comic books, kid's shows, emulate, road dramatization, verse, talks, cross dressing, everything will be seen in the city and raised stages (dabali). There is music and devouring all around. It is an extraordinary method to recuperate the injuries made by the loss of friends and family.Gai jatra is one of the most mainstream celebrations in Nepal. It is said that people in antiquated occasions began adoring Yamaraj,"the lord of death" on this day. Be that as it may, the advanced type of festivity of Gai Jatra appeared in the medieval time of Nepal during the rule of Malla Kings.The main motive of this festival is to comfort and sharing the sorrow knowing that their demise of loved ones are safe.

YOMARI PUNHI

Yomari Punhi is celebrated by the all the Newars of Kathmandu valley.Yomari Punhi means the end time of the harvest, and is praised with a Newari delicacy called Yomari. Individuals of Kathmandu commend this celebration by offering Yomari to Annapurna, Goddess of Food Grains to say thanks to her for the reap they've had. At the night, youngsters visit one way to other, mentioning Yomari.Yomari actually converts into "Delicious Bread". It is a sugary treat of recently reaped rice flour mixture molded like fig, and loaded up with sesame seeds and brown cane sugar, which is steamed later. Individuals accept that Yomari removes the cold. Likewise it is said that the longer the Yomari's tail is, the shorter the winter is.The Newa people group additionally gets ready Yomari fit as a fiddle of various dieties (for example Laxmi, Kuber, Ganesh, and so forth.) They do this as an image of commitment to their dieties. Additionally, by offering Yomari, guardians favor their youngsters with great wellbeing and life span.Additionally, there's a convention in Newari culture, where moms make garlands of Yomari and put to 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 year old children on their birthday.

CHHATH PUJA

Chhath puja is celebrated by the Hindu religion mainly the people of terai region. It is believed that people celebratethis festival thanking the sun god for preserving and saving the life on the earth.It is said Sun God favors their worshipers with prosperity, flourishing and bliss. Chhath isn't a simple errand yet an troublesome recognition which must be trailed by worshipers.The puja and ceremonies on the relating days are devoted to Surya, Kartik, Agni and Chhathi Mayya individually. The fundamental ceremonies of the entire celebration happen on the 6th and seventh day during the Shukla Paksha or waxing period of moon. The significant customs incorporate exacting fasting and contributions to Sun God on stream bank or seashore.It is likewise accepted that the Chhath puja contributes on hindering the maturing procedure by the fans. At certain spots, Chaiti Shhath is additionally celebrated in the long stretch of Chaitra (March or April), couple of days after the incomparable Holi celebration.

CHAITE DASHAIN

Chaite Dashain is another big festival for the people of Hindu religion. As the name refers Chaite Dashain it celebrated in the month of Chaitra according to the Nepali Calendar. Viewed as a more sano Dashain this celebration is praised for two days, in the Chaitra Shukla Ashtami and Nawami tithi, as per the Nepali Calendar. Chaite Dashain lies in Ashtami and Ram Navami lies in the day of Nawami tithi. The explanation behind the Ashtami to be praised as Chaite Dashain is on the grounds that this day is viewed as precisely a large portion of a year, for example a half year after the Maha-ashtami. This celebration is normally the last celebration of the calendar year. This celebration is otherwise called Chaitra-Ashtami, or Sano Dashain in the majority of the spots around Nepal. Like the more prominent Dashain, this celebration likewise symbolizes the triumph of good over insidiousness.This celebration lies nearly in the mid of spring season, and henceforth the atmosphere also includes an alternate sort of happiness to its festival.

SONAM LOSHAR

Sonam Loshar is celebrated by the Tamang people in the start of New year.Sonam Loshar generally falls on the month of Magh as per the Nepali Calendar.In this celebration, the houses and region are kept perfect, sacred garments lifted and pooja led by worshiping Lord Buddha. The Lama and masters assemble, and moves are performed in the Tamang people group. Religious communities are alluringly enhanced with beautiful enriching things. Individuals take endowments from priests for their advancement, flourishing and bliss. The occasions are trailed by broad eats in houses. Little girls and sisters are welcome to get gifts alongside trading of welcome among each other. In Kathmandu valley, the day is typically set apart by sorting out a few social projects pursued by a few of variegated nourishment slows down and play work for kids. Likewise, a rally is taken out in the Tundikhel region where a three-day-long celebration and Miss Tamang rivalry are additionally held. The extraordinary sustenance like pigs, duck, chicken and sweet deserts are set up for the family assembling. Melodic projects are additionally performed with Tamang Selo and Damfu (A conventional melodic drum). Tamang eople have some good times, and take extreme happiness in this celebration sharing and safeguarding their hundreds of years long culture and convention.

TAMU LOSHAR

Tamu Loshar is celebration of the Gurung people of Nepal. This festival generally falls on the month of Poush (December) according to Nepali Calendar. It is believed that this festival is the beginning of Tamu sambat. The government has given holidays in this day on the Nepali Calendar.The Tamu people are the indigenous clans, who are found primarily in the hillyregion, or particularly the Gandaki area of Nepal, yet live everywhere throughout the nation these days, in differed numbers. They have a background marked by living Nepal as old as the nation's development itself, and have their rich one of a kind culture and acknowledgment.In this day, the relatives of all ages have a colossal social gathering, and cheer and celebrate by trading adoration and welcome. For this, they accumulate in a typical spot and have some social projects like singing and dancing in the society melodies also. The day begins with neighborliness welcome of one another with plates which has 'Sel roti' and 'Achar'. In Kathmandu, countless Gurung individuals assemble in Tundikhel in Kathmandu, in their alluring and charming social dress. The men wear Bhangra, a white material shirt-like attire tied over the chest and open like a sack at the back (for conveying things), and a Kachhad, similar to a short sarong or kilt. The Gurung ladies, the two youngsters and youths, wear Ghalek (pullovers), which is upgraded by enormous gold studs and semi-valuable stone pieces of jewelry. They play out a few customs in Tundikhel in the day, with social projects. In the towns, the individuals accumulate in their patios to praise the celebration.

RATO MACHHENDRANATH JATRA

Rato Machhendranath Jatra is main festival for the Newar community of Kathmandu Valley. It is known the longest celebrated festival of Kathmandu valley as it goes on for a whole one month. The chariot is built over 60 feet tall and decorated with various garlands. The chariot is embellished with a wide range of festoons and different adornments. The chariot is built at Pulchowk at the western part of the bargain when the chariot has been finished the picture of Bugs Dyah is introduced in the chariot which is brought from Bunga Dyah's temple. Machhendranath is a divinity of rainfall and when the Rath is pulled it generally rains, to mean that the god is satisfied by what the admirers are doing. This celebration is generally celebrated by the Hindu and Buddhist of the Newar people group. The rath pulling and the Jatra exclusively are accepted and done by the individuals of the Newar people group themselves. It is accepted that the Machhendranath is the gatekeeper of Kathmandu valley, this conviction has been going on since medieval occasions. Like in Patan, even in Kathmandu a rath is pulled, however this rath is of Seto Machhendranath. The rath of the Machhendranath brings upon great wellbeing, and good karma. Another chariot which is of Manianath is pulled together with the Machhendranath rath is pulled by little youngsters. Together with the rath different Newari instruments are spot, for example, Dhime Baajaa and woodwinds and different instruments one of a kind to the Newar people group.

BISKET JATRA

Bisket Jatra is one of the important Jatra of Bhaktapur. This week long celebration is interesting to Bhaktapur itself, and It denotes the start of the New year of Nepal. During this week long celebration , A Rath for the sake of different divine beings and goddesses are raised, the Rath is comprised of huge wooden tires, a thick wooden base and over that base dwells the hallowed places of different divine beings. A linga is additionally raised as it denotes the start of another year. In Bhaktapur the celebration is commended with energy. What's more, in Kathmandu and Lalitpur there are different Raths raised, these Raths regularly have a place with the Kumari, Bhadrakaali and different divinities. As it is the New Year, the surrounding is loaded up with an alternate joy and quality. Hear the Traditional tunes being played, the Instruments and you can likewise observe individuals moving to the tunes of the Newari tunes, particularly women, the moves of women in Newari customary moves are hypnotizing and excellent. Newari Culture itself being a lovely culture, Being ready to encounter it direct through these different social occasions that hold such a great amount of significance through the course of time something to observe.

MOTHERS DAY

Mother’s day is the festival celebrated by the people Hindu Religion of Kathmandu Valley. This festival usually falls on the month of Baisakh. This festival is simply celebrated to respect the love and sacrifice that mother has given to their children. In this day children gives new clothes, delicious food and various other gifts to mother to show their love and respect towards her. Those whose moms have perished, go to the Mata Tirtha Pilgrimage (around 15 km toward the eastern side of Kathmandu valley, close to Mata Tirtha Village Development Committee). A few, who can't go to the Mata Tirtha Pilgrimage, visit Pashupati Temple to respect their left moms. They do Sida Daan (the deed of giving Sida, a sacred blend of rice grain and unadulterated nourishment materials alongside garments).

GATHEMANGAL OR GHANTAKARNA

It is a Newari celebration praising the thrashing of the legendary evil presence Ghanta-karna ("ringer ears") or "Gatha-Mungal" in nearby Newarilanguage. The celebration is praised each year on Shrawan Krishna Chaturdashi.As indicated by the fantasy, the evil presence wore ringer studs so as to overwhelm the name of the god Shiva with their jingling. Ascribed to him are demonstrations of theft, murder, and seizing of kids. Specialists hold the view that the celebration is likely a relic of old demonolatry in the Kathmandu valley.Upon the arrival of Ghantakarna, people moreover wear metal rings called gathemangal ko aunthi. This Ring is acknowledged to be able to protect people from all ills and cleverness spirits.

Prior to nightfall, nearby individuals pound three legged nails onto the passage lintels to drive off the ghosts. There are various legends and fantasies joined to the Ghanta Karna monster that is loved and furthermore feared. This day signifies the beginning of the one-month long Lakhe Naach.

GHODE JATRA

Ghode Jatra is the important festival for Kathmandu Valley because it is believed that the demon who has terrified the city was killed in the Tundikhel. This festival is celebrated at Tundikhel by organizing the grand parade of Horse Racing. Tundi had threatened individuals for quite a while until one day he was killed and individuals cheered by riding steeds over his body. So it's accepted that the clamor of horses' hooves at Tundikhel during the celebration of Ghode Jatra keeps the evil presence's sprit under control as it is accepted he is as yet a risk to the city. Another festival named Pachare also falls on the same day as Ghode Jatra which is only celebrated by only the Newari Community. Pahachare essentially is the celebration to greet to the new year, In this celebration all the relatives meet up and celebrate with energy and alot of different sustenance things. The earth is a blissful one and the essences of everybody is loaded up with joy. In Paacharey the relatives visit different sanctuaries of the kakthmandu city, Mainly, Bhadrakaali arranged in sahid door only a couple of meters before Tudhikhel. Mahankaal which is directly next to Tudhikhel and Sankata which is in the core of New street. These three divine beings are loved and given different contributions to satisfy them and ensure that the up and coming year is a glad and prosperous one for the whole family.

KRISHNA JANMA ASTAMI

Krishna Janma Ashtami marks the introduction of Hindu Lord Krishna. Thought about the eighth manifestation of Lord Vishnu, Krishna is the most significant character in the Hindu epic, the Mahabharata. On this day, Hindu fans visit Krishna sanctuaries. Specifically, a huge number of aficionados accumulate at the stone Krishna Mandir in Patan Durbar Square. Lovers quick for the duration of the day and, at the stroke of 12 PM when he should have been conceived, they revere his adolescence, which is put on a swing. Everyone makes a point to give the swing a push or two, singing a bedtime song of sorts. This occurs in all Krishna sanctuaries all through the nation just as in the puja kothis (petition rooms) of Hindu homes. Just as getting a charge out of the shading and fun of the celebration, this visit offers you a look into Nepalese life at a homestay in Panauti, in the Kathmandu Valley, and two or three days in Chitwan, where you will see an altogether different way of life remaining with Tharu families there.

NAG PANCHAMI

Nepali people love snake divine beings, likewise called the Nagas during Nag Panchami. In the antiquated time Nagas stopped downpour from pouring over Nepal. The ruler of that time likewise happened to be a Tantric thus he utilized his capacity to make Nagas let go of downpour. The ruler prevailing with regards to doing as such yet he additionally respected the lofty intensity of Nagas by transforming the day of triumph into a merry event of Nag Panchami. On Nag Panchami, enthusiasts put an image of Naga high over their entryway and perform puja with essential puja things. Contributions as sustenance are left in the yards and paddies for snakes. Naga sanctuaries in the valley at Nagpokhari, Taudaha and Nagdaha are thronged with devotees on this day.

BASANTA PANCHAMI

Basanta panchami is also known as Saraswoti puja or Shree panchami, is one of the main festival celebrated in Nepal. On this day, Saraswati, the goddess of learning, music, workmanship, and culture is venerated. It is accepted, Saraswati Puja or Shree Panchami is the greatest day to begin adapting new things. The day is favorable, particularly for understudies. The mass of the Swaraswati sanctuaries display Nepali letters in order and numbers. Understudies additionally venerate goddess Saraswati with an incredible regard by offering assortments of desserts, festoons, and tika. They love books, pens, journals, and different instruments. Performer also reveres their instruments.

Youngsters are given their first composition and perusing exercises at the temple during this celebration in the conviction that the goddess of training Saraswati will enable them to exceed expectations in instructionSarawati Puja is likewise viewed as the greatest day to get hitched or to fire up another business. Numerous religious words or melodies are recited on this day with incredible delights and fervors, trading welcome and adapting new things.

CHRISTMAS

Christmas is commended more among the Christian people group in Nepal. Notwithstanding, different networks likewise take an interest in gatherings and non religious festivals during occasion with Christians. At the end of the day, individuals of Nepal observe Christmas as a national celebration as they celebrate different celebrations.

People begin shopping from the earliest starting point of December. Christmas trees are raised at homes with loads of enrichments on it. Trees are enriched with ringers, begins, reindeers, blessing boxes, and numerous different beautifications. The Christmas trees are lit up with twinkling lights. Individuals go to administrations in the congregation during the mid night. In the first part of the day individuals visit the places of companions and pass on their all the best. Blessings are being traded. In the nights the Christian homes have uncommon Christmas feasts. The dining experience contains simmered chicken, vegetable plate of mixed greens and other Nepali nourishments alongside turkey, pumpkin pies and Christmas puddings. The sustenance and festivity relies on the status of individuals, in any case, all commends the introduction of Lord Jesus with energy and eagerness.