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Holidays and Observances in Bhutan in 2023

Holidays and Observances in Bhutan in 2023

Date NameType
Jan 2MondayWinter Solstice (Nyilo)Public Holiday
Jan 22SundayTraditional Day of OfferingsPublic Holiday
Feb 21TuesdayLosar (New Year)Public Holiday
Feb 21TuesdayKing's BirthdayPublic Holiday
Feb 22WednesdayLosar HolidayPublic Holiday
Feb 22WednesdayKing's Birthday HolidayPublic Holiday
Feb 23ThursdayKing's Birthday HolidayPublic Holiday
Mar 21TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 20ThursdayElection DayPublic Holiday
Apr 30SundayDeath Anniversary of Zhabdrung (Zhabdrung Kuchoe)Public Holiday
May 2TuesdayBirth Anniversary of Third Druk GyalpoPublic Holiday
Jun 4SundayBuddha's ParinirvanaPublic Holiday
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 28WednesdayBirth Anniversary of Guru RinpochePublic Holiday
Jul 21FridayBuddha's First SermonPublic Holiday
Sep 20WednesdayThimphu Drubchoe (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 24SundayBlessed Rainy DayPublic Holiday
Sep 24SundayThimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Sep 25MondayThimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Sep 26TuesdayThimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Oct 24TuesdayDashainPublic Holiday
Nov 1WednesdayKing Jigme Khesar Namgyel's CoronationPublic Holiday
Nov 4SaturdayDescending Day of Lord BuddhaPublic Holiday
Nov 11SaturdayBirth Anniversary of the Fourth Druk GyalpoPublic Holiday
Dec 17SundayNational DayPublic Holiday
Dec 22FridayDecember SolsticeSeason

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