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Holidays and Observances in Bhutan in 2021

Holidays and Observances in Bhutan in 2021

Date NameType
Jan 2SaturdayWinter Solstice (Nyilo)Public Holiday
Jan 14ThursdayTraditional Day of OfferingsPublic Holiday
Feb 12FridayLosar (New Year)Public Holiday
Feb 13SaturdayLosar HolidayPublic Holiday
Feb 21SundayKing's BirthdayPublic Holiday
Feb 22MondayKing's Birthday HolidayPublic Holiday
Feb 23TuesdayKing's Birthday HolidayPublic Holiday
Mar 20SaturdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 22ThursdayDeath Anniversary of Zhabdrung (Zhabdrung Kuchoe)Public Holiday
May 2SundayBirth Anniversary of Third Druk GyalpoPublic Holiday
May 26WednesdayBuddha's ParinirvanaPublic Holiday
Jun 20SundayBirth Anniversary of Guru RinpochePublic Holiday
Jun 21MondayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 14WednesdayBuddha's First SermonPublic Holiday
Sep 11SaturdayThimphu Drubchoe (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Sep 15WednesdayThimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Sep 16ThursdayThimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Sep 17FridayThimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Sep 23ThursdayBlessed Rainy DayPublic Holiday
Sep 23ThursdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 15FridayDashainPublic Holiday
Oct 27WednesdayDescending Day of Lord BuddhaPublic Holiday
Nov 1MondayKing Jigme Khesar Namgyel's CoronationPublic Holiday
Nov 11ThursdayBirth Anniversary of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo/Consitution DayPublic Holiday
Dec 17FridayNational DayPublic Holiday
Dec 21TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason

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