Sonam Lhosar celebrated

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jan 19, 2018-

Tamang people across the country celebrated Sonam Lhosar—the beginning of the New Year— with zest and zeal on Thursday.

Sonam Lhosar is celebrated on the first day of the new moon during the month of Magh in Bikram Sambat (BS) calendar.

Various functions were held across the country to celebrate the festival.

Tamangs divide their years into 12 cycles, each re-presented by a zodiac animal.

According to the Tamang calendar, this is the year of the dog.

The government had announced public holiday in view of the festival.

Published: 19-01-2018 08:12

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