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Holidays and Observances in Bhutan in 2019

Holidays and Observances in Bhutan in 2019

Date NameType
Jan 2WednesdayWinter Solstice (Nyilo)Public Holiday
Jan 6SundayTraditional Day of OfferingsPublic Holiday
Feb 5TuesdayLosar (New Year)Public Holiday
Feb 6WednesdayLosar HolidayPublic Holiday
Feb 21ThursdayKing's BirthdayPublic Holiday
Feb 22FridayKing's Birthday HolidayPublic Holiday
Feb 23SaturdayKing's Birthday HolidayPublic Holiday
Mar 21ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 14SundayDeath Anniversary of Zhabdrung (Zhabdrung Kuchoe)Public Holiday
May 2ThursdayBirth Anniversary of Third Druk GyalpoPublic Holiday
Jun 17MondayBuddha's ParinirvanaPublic Holiday
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 11ThursdayBirth Anniversary of Guru RinpochePublic Holiday
Aug 4SundayBuddha's First SermonPublic Holiday
Sep 23MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 24TuesdayBlessed Rainy DayPublic Holiday
Oct 4FridayThimphu Drubchoe (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Oct 8TuesdayThimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Oct 8TuesdayDashainPublic Holiday
Oct 9WednesdayThimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Oct 10ThursdayThimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Nov 1FridayKing Jigme Khesar Namgyel's CoronationPublic Holiday
Nov 11MondayBirth Anniversary of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo/Consitution DayPublic Holiday
Nov 19TuesdayDescending Day of Lord BuddhaPublic Holiday
Dec 17TuesdayNational DayPublic Holiday
Dec 22SundayDecember SolsticeSeason

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