The north-eastern state of Nagaland captivates travellers from across the world with its scenic beauty and tribal culture. If you love travelling, trekking, camping or if you wanna ride your motorcycle through the luscious and sub-tropical rain forests, Nagaland is the place. Read on to find out about the Nagaland Public Holiday List in 2021.
- Nagaland Public Holidays Calendar:
- List of Holidays 2021 in Nagaland:
- Holidays in Nagaland During January 2021
- Holidays in Nagaland During February 2021
- Holidays in Nagaland During March 2021
- Holidays in Bihar During April 2021
- Holidays in Nagaland During May 2021
- Holidays in Nagaland During June 2021
- Holidays in Nagaland During July 2021
- Holidays in Nagaland During August 2021
- Holidays in Nagaland During September 2021
- Holidays in Nagaland During October 2021
- Holidays in Nagaland During November 2021
- Holidays in Nagaland During December 2021
- List of Holidays 2020 in Nagaland:
- Public Holidays in Nagaland During January 2020:
- Public Holidays in Nagaland March 2020:
- Public Holidays in Nagaland During April 2020:
- Public Holidays in Nagaland During May 2020:
- Public Holidays in Nagaland During July 2020:
- Public Holidays in Nagaland During August 2020:
- Public Holidays in Nagaland During October 2020:
- Public Holidays in Nagaland During November 2020:
- Public Holidays in Nagaland During December 2020:
- Festivals and Important Days in Nagaland:
Nagaland Public Holidays Calendar:
Public holidays in Nagaland include local festivals, national and state-centric holidays. During most of these holidays in Nagaland, many business establishments and government offices remain closed. Below are the Nagaland General Holidays and the 2021 Nagaland Public Holiday list:
List of Holidays 2021 in Nagaland:
Holidays in Nagaland During January 2021
|Friday||1 January||New Year’s Day|
|Tuesday||26 January||Republic Day|
Holidays in Nagaland During February 2021
No public holidays in Nagaland during February 2021.
Holidays in Nagaland During March 2021
Holidays in Bihar During April 2021
|Friday||2 April||Good Friday|
|Saturday||3 April||Easter Saturday|
|Sunday||4 April||Easter Sunday|
Holidays in Nagaland During May 2021
Holidays in Nagaland During June 2021
No public holidays in Nagaland during June 2021.
Holidays in Nagaland During July 2021
Holidays in Nagaland During August 2021
|Sunday||15 August||Independence Day|
Holidays in Nagaland During September 2021
No public holidays in Nagaland during September 2021.
Holidays in Nagaland During October 2021
|Saturday||2 October||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Thursday||14 October||Maha Navami|
|Friday||15 October||Vijaya Dashami|
Holidays in Nagaland During November 2021
|Friday||19 November||Guru Nanak Jayanti|
Holidays in Nagaland During December 2021
List of Holidays 2020 in Nagaland:
Public Holidays in Nagaland During January 2020:
|Wednesday||1 January||New Year’s Day|
|Sunday||26 January||Republic Day|
Public Holidays in Nagaland March 2020:
Public Holidays in Nagaland During April 2020:
|Friday||10 April||Good Friday|
|Saturday||11 April||Easter Saturday|
|Sunday||12 April||Easter Sunday|
Public Holidays in Nagaland During May 2020:
Public Holidays in Nagaland During July 2020:
Public Holidays in Nagaland During August 2020:
|Saturday||15 August||Independence Day|
Public Holidays in Nagaland During October 2020:
|Friday||2 October||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Sunday||25 October||Maha Navami|
|Monday||26 October||Vijaya Dashami|
Public Holidays in Nagaland During November 2020:
|Monday||30 November||Guru Nanak Jayanti|
Public Holidays in Nagaland During December 2020:
Note: The above list of Nagaland holidays is applicable across the state and its cities such as:
- Mon Village
Festivals and Important Days in Nagaland:
Nagaland is fondly called as the ‘land of festivals’. The state is home to several tribes who have their unique culture and traditions. Most of these festivals in Nagaland are rich in culture, art and traditions which are translated in the form of dance and art. Below are some of the popular festivals celebrated in Nagaland:
Hornbill Festival: The Hornbill Festival in Nagaland is an initiative of the government to encourage inter-tribal interaction. Celebrated on December annually, the festival is held at the Naga Heritage Village about 12kms from the city of Kohima. The main attraction of the Hornbill festival is the dance and songs by the Naga tribes dressed in their incredible traditional dress and headgear. There are handicraft shops, food stalls, events like traditional archery, Naga wrestling, among others.
Aoling Festival: Aoling festival is the spring festival of Nagaland. The six-day long festival is celebrated by the Konyaks tribe of the Nagas. The festival begins upon the end of sowing their agricultural land. While the tribe prepares for the celebration of the festival on the first day, the remaining days are left only to participate in the day-long festivities. On the last day, they clean the house and village before the festival comes to an end.
Sekrenyi Festival: The Angami tribe of Nagaland celebrate the Sekrenyi festival in February and the festivities go for ten days. Also referred to as the Phousnyi, the festival witnesses several rituals. The tribe of Angami perform their unique dance and other art forms to reflect their culture and traditions.
Moatsu Festival: The three-day festival is celebrated by the Ao tribe during the month of May. After a hard days labour in their fields, the Ao tribe celebrate with several cultural activities.
Tuluni Festival: Tuluni festival is the most important festival of the Semas tribe of Nagaland. Held during the month of July, outsiders are not allowed inside the village on the first day of the festivities. On the fourth day, the tribe pray to Litsaba for life and protection of crops.
Metemneo Festival: The Metemneo festival is celebrated by the Yimchunger tribe of Nagaland after the harvest of the millet crop. During the five-day festival, the tribe prays for the departed souls while young boys and girls get engaged.
Amongmong Festival: During the first week of September, the Sangtam tribe celebrate the Amongmong festival when it’s time for harvest. The God of the House is worshipped during this festival as well as the three cooking stones in the fireplace.
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