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Nepali New YearNepali New Year

On the Nepali Calendar, Nepal Sambat (“Nepali New Year’s Day”) comes at the beginning of the lunar month called “Navavarsha” It generally occurs between April 11th and 15th on the Gregorian Calendar. Nepali New Year is an official public holiday in Nepal, which is celebrated with parades, feasts, and family reunions. Since Nepali New Year is seen as a deeply religious holiday, various religious rites and a hope for blessings in the year ahead are a big part of the holiday’s meaning.

In Alice Springs, the Nepalese Community Alice Springs organises a family event with food, music and dance