List of festivals in Bangladesh

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This is a list of festivals in Bangladesh.

Religious observance[edit]

Eid prayer in Comilla

Muslim[edit]

Hindu[edit]

Buddhist[edit]

Christian[edit]

Patriotic and National Observances[edit]

Cultural festivals[edit]

Celebrations of Pahela Baishakh at Dhaka
Bangladeshi girls taking Selfie at Pahela Falgun festival.

General[edit]

Music[edit]

Folk[edit]

  • Pahela Baishakh - on the 1st day of the Bengali calendar and summer festival; Wearing colour:         [26]
  • Basanta Utsab - Spring festival; Wearing colour:         [27]
  • Nabanna - Winter and harvest festival; Wearing colour:         [28]
  • Barsha Mangal - Monsoon festival; Wearing colour:         

Others[edit]

Fairs[edit]

Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka

Local events[edit]

Shakrain kite festival, Dhaka

Public holidays[edit]

References[edit]

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