Samtse, Bhutan

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Samtse, Bhutan for 2018 ready to be integrated into your application.

Bhutan is a South Asian Budhist kingdom, known for its monasteries. The Kingdom of Bhutan, located along the ancient Silk Road, has never been colonized. The country lies in the east Himalayan mountains, whose highest peak is believed to be the highest unclimbed mountain in the world. Bhutan was officially founded on December 17, 1907.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Monday New Year's Day
January 2nd Tuesday Winter Solstice
February 15th Thursday Nirvana Day
February 16th Friday Losar Long weekend.
February 21st Wednesday Birth of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
February 22nd Thursday Second Day of the Birth of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
February 23rd Friday Third Day of the Birth of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Long weekend.
February 27th Tuesday Traditional Day of Offering
March 3rd Saturday World Wildlife Day
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
May 2nd Wednesday Birth of King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck
May 13th Sunday Mother's Day
May 24th Thursday Passing of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal
June 2nd Saturday Coronation of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
June 30th Saturday International Asteroid Day
July 10th Tuesday Birth of Guru Rinpoche
July 18th Wednesday Nelson Mandela International Day
August 3rd Friday First Sermon of Buddha Long weekend.
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
October 6th Saturday Dashain
October 30th Tuesday Lhabab Duchen
November 1st Thursday Coronation of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
November 11th Sunday Birth of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck
December 17th Monday National Day Long weekend.
December 21st Friday December Solstice
December 31st Monday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
$ curl -G -d country="BT-14" -d year="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
import ""
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "BT-14",
  "year": "2018",
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
  country: 'BT-14',
  year: '2018',
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'BT-14',
  'year' => '2018',
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$ = "BT-14"
$Body.year = "2018"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BT-14',
  'year': '2018',
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi =
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BT-14',
  'year': '2018',