Punakha, Bhutan

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Punakha, Bhutan for 2024 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 Long weekend.
January 2nd Tuesday Winter Solstice
February 10th Saturday Losar
February 15th Thursday Nirvana Day
February 21st Wednesday Traditional Day of Offering
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.
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
May 2nd Thursday Birth of King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck
May 12th Sunday Mother's Day
May 17th Friday Passing of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal Long weekend.
June 2nd Sunday Coronation of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck
June 20th Thursday June Solstice
July 10th Wednesday Birth of Guru Rinpoche
August 3rd Saturday First Sermon of Buddha
September 22nd Sunday September Equinox
October 6th Sunday Dashain
October 24th Thursday Lhabab Duchen
November 1st Friday Coronation of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Long weekend.
November 11th Monday Birth of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck Long weekend.
December 17th Tuesday National Day
December 21st Saturday December Solstice
December 31st Tuesday 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-23" -d year="2024" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "BT-23",
  "year": "2024",
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
  country: 'BT-23',
  year: '2024',
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'BT-23',
  'year' => '2024',
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "BT-23"
$Body.year = "2024"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BT-23',
  'year': '2024',
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BT-23',
  'year': '2024',