National Holidays in Bhutan in 2021

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Nestled in the eastern Himalayas, Bhutan is known as the Thunder Dragon Kingdom. Public holidays are a combination of Buddhist festivals and honouring the royal family. Most holiday dates are determined on the Bhutanese calendar, which is lunar based.


When are the next National holidays in Bhutan?

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List of Holidays in Bhutan in 2021

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Saturday Winter Solstice National Holiday
Wednesday Traditional Day of Offering National Holiday
Friday Losar National Holiday Tibetan New Year
Saturday Losar Holiday National Holiday Tibetan New Year
Sunday Birth Anniversary Of His Majesty the King National Holiday
Monday Birth Anniversary Of His Majesty the King Holiday National Holiday
Tuesday Birth Anniversary Of His Majesty the King Holiday National Holiday
Thursday Death Anniversary of Zhabdrung National Holiday
Sunday Birth Anniversary of the 3rd Druk Gyalpo National Holiday
Tuesday Lord Buddha's Parinirvana National Holiday
Sunday Birth Anniversary Of Guru Rinpoche National Holiday
Tuesday First Sermon Of Lord Buddha National Holiday
Friday Thimphu Tshechu Regional Holiday Thimphu
Saturday Thimphu Tshechu Holiday Regional Holiday Thimphu
Sunday Thimphu Tshechu Holiday Regional Holiday Thimphu
Thursday Blessed Rainy Day National Holiday
Monday Thimphu Drubchen Regional Holiday Thimphu
Thursday Dassain National Holiday
Wednesday Descending Day of Lord Buddha National Holiday
Monday Coronation day of His Majesty the King National Holiday
Thursday Birth Anniversary of the 4th Druk Gyalpo National Holiday Constitution Day
Friday National Day National Holiday