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Bhutan Public Holidays 2020

This page contains a national calendar of all 2020 public holidays for Bhutan. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

2 JanThuWinter Solstice (Nyilo)
25 JanSatTraditional Day of Offering
21 Feb to 23 FebFri to SunBirth Anniversary of His Majesty the King
24 Feb to 25 FebMon to TueLosar New Year
2 MaySatBirth Anniversary of Third Druk Gyalpo
2 MaySatShabdrung Kuchoe
5 JunFriLord Buddha's Parinirvana
30 JunTueBirth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche
24 JulFriFirst Sermon of Lord Buddha
22 SepTueThimphu Drupchen Dromchoe *
23 SepWedBlessed Rainy Day
26 Sep to 28 SepSat to MonThimphu Tshechu *
26 OctMonDashain Festival
1 NovSunCoronation of His Majesty the King
7 NovSatDescending Day of Lord Buddha
11 NovWedBirth Anniversary of Fourth Druk Gyalpo
17 DecThuNational Day
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Note: Thimphu Drupchen Dromchoe and Thimphu Tshechu are observed in Thimphu only.