Public holidays in Bangladesh
Bangladesh has 15 national holidays, based on three separate calendars: Bengali, Hijri and Gregorian calendars. Public holidays in Bangladesh generally account for 19 days of the year.
Language Movement Day
Language Movement Day or Language Revolution Day or Bengali Language Movement Day (Bengali: ভাষা আন্দোলন দিবস Bhasha Andolôn Dibôs), which is also referred to as Language Martyrs' Day or Martyrs' ...
Bizu
Bizu is the most important festival of the Chakma people. It marks the eve of the new year. The festival continues mainly for three days but the celebration lasts for a week.In this festival all the ...
Chaand Raat
Chaand Raat (Hindi: चाँद रात; Urdu: چاند رات; Bengali: চাঁদ রাত, [Chaad Raat]; literally, Night of the Moon) is a Hindi, Urdu locution used in Pakistan and India for the eve of the Muslim festival of...
Pohela Boishakh
Pohela Boishakh (Bengali: পহেলা বৈশাখ, or Bengali New Year Bengali: বাংলা নববর্ষ, Bangla Nôbobôrsho), occurring on 14 April , is the first day of the Bengali calendar, celebrated in the Bangla...
Jail Killing Day
Jail Killing Day (Bengali: জেল হত্যা দিবস) is observed by the Awami League (AL) of Bangladesh and many other political organization on November 3 each year. It commemorates the killing of four Awa...
Gaye holud
Gaye holud (Bengali: গায়ে হলুদ gaee holud lit. "yellow/turmeric on the body") is a ceremony observed mostly in the region of Bengal (comprising Bangladesh and Indian state of West Bengal). It is...
International Mother Language Day
International Mother Language Day or IMLD is an observance held annually on 21 February worldwide to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It was first announced ...
Nabanna
Nabanna (New Crop) is a Bengali harvest celebration usually celebrated with food and dance and music in Bangladesh and in the Indian State of West Bengal. It is a festival of food; many local preparat...
Shakrain
Shakrain Festival (Bengali: সাকরাইন; also known as Kite festival) is celebrated in Dhaka, Bangladesh at the end of the Bengali month Poush (January 14 or 15 in Gregorian calendar). This day is kno...
Bengali Language Movement
The Bengali Language Movement, also known as the Language Movement (Bengali: ভাষা আন্দোলন Bhasha Andolôn), was a political movement in former East Bengal (today Bangladesh) advocating the recogni...