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Bhutan Public Holidays 2019

This page contains a national calendar of all 2019 public holidays for Bhutan. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

3 JanThuWinter Solstice (Nyilo)
6 JanSunTraditional Day of Offering
5 Feb to 6 FebTue to WedLosar New Year
21 Feb to 23 FebThu to SatBirth Anniversary of His Majesty the King
14 AprSunShabdrung Kuchoe
2 MayThuBirth Anniversary of Third Druk Gyalpo
17 JunMonLord Buddha's Parinirvana
11 JulThuBirth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche
4 AugSunFirst Sermon of Lord Buddha
24 SepTueBlessed Rainy Day
4 OctFriThimphu Drupchen Dromchoe *
8 Oct to 10 OctTue to ThuThimphu Tshechu *
8 OctTueDashain Festival
1 NovFriCoronation of His Majesty the King
11 NovMonBirth Anniversary of Fourth Druk Gyalpo
19 NovTueDescending Day of Lord Buddha
17 DecTueNational Day
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Note: Thimphu Drupchen Dromchoe and Thimphu Tshechu are observed in Thimphu only.