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Bhutan Public Holidays 2021

This page contains a national calendar of all 2021 public holidays for Bhutan. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

2 JanSatWinter Solstice (Nyilo)
14 JanThuTraditional Day of Offering
12 Feb to 13 FebFri to SatLosar New Year
21 Feb to 23 FebSun to TueBirth Anniversary of His Majesty the King
22 AprThuShabdrung Kuchoe
2 MaySunBirth Anniversary of Third Druk Gyalpo
26 MayWedLord Buddha's Parinirvana
20 JunSunBirth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche
14 JulWedFirst Sermon of Lord Buddha
11 SepSatThimphu Drupchen Dromchoe *
15 Sep to 17 SepWed to FriThimphu Tshechu *
23 SepThuBlessed Rainy Day
15 OctFriDashain Festival
27 OctWedDescending Day of Lord Buddha
1 NovMonCoronation of His Majesty the King
11 NovThuBirth Anniversary of Fourth Druk Gyalpo
17 DecFriNational Day
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Note: Thimphu Drupchen Dromchoe and Thimphu Tshechu are observed in Thimphu only.