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Holidays and Observances in Bhutan in 2022

Holidays and Observances in Bhutan in 2022

Date NameType
Jan 1SaturdayWinter Solstice (Nyilo)Public Holiday
Feb 2WednesdayTraditional Day of OfferingsPublic Holiday
Feb 21MondayKing's BirthdayPublic Holiday
Feb 22TuesdayKing's Birthday HolidayPublic Holiday
Feb 23WednesdayKing's Birthday HolidayPublic Holiday
Mar 3ThursdayLosar (New Year)Public Holiday
Mar 4FridayLosar HolidayPublic Holiday
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason
May 2MondayBirth Anniversary of Third Druk GyalpoPublic Holiday
May 11WednesdayDeath Anniversary of Zhabdrung (Zhabdrung Kuchoe)Public Holiday
Jun 14TuesdayBuddha's ParinirvanaPublic Holiday
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 9SaturdayBirth Anniversary of Guru RinpochePublic Holiday
Aug 1MondayBuddha's First SermonPublic Holiday
Sep 23FridayBlessed Rainy DayPublic Holiday
Sep 23FridaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 30FridayThimphu Drubchoe (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Oct 4TuesdayThimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Oct 5WednesdayThimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Oct 5WednesdayDashainPublic Holiday
Oct 6ThursdayThimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only)Municipal Holiday
Nov 1TuesdayKing Jigme Khesar Namgyel's CoronationPublic Holiday
Nov 11FridayBirth Anniversary of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo/Consitution DayPublic Holiday
Nov 15TuesdayDescending Day of Lord BuddhaPublic Holiday
Dec 17SaturdayNational DayPublic Holiday
Dec 22ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason

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