Nepali New Year celebration is an event that is widely celebrated throughout the world. The reason behind this is the belief of the people that the coming of the next year will usher in great prosperity and happiness. As per Hindu beliefs, the coming of the new year is the end of the previous year and the beginning of a new journey.
This also holds true for the other regions of Nepal as well. The main celebratory ritual includes fireworks, ringing of bells or other sound devices, display of various arts and crafts, ringing of bells or other sound devices at various places across the country.
Celebrations of New Year are largely observed in Nepal. Most such celebrations take place in the large metropolitan cities such as Kathmandu, Pokhara, Janakpur, Biratnagar, Birgunj, and other places of Nepal. A typical New Year celebration usually begins with the handing out of new year greetings to the friends and family of the newlyweds and the start of a series of different activities related to the festival.
Some of the most popular celebrations for Baisakh include celebrating New Year with fireworks, and the display of various Nepali arts and crafts. New Year Eve also sees the start of various revelries and parties across the country.
On the first day of the new year, the traditional procedure is observed by the entire family and friends in the customary manner. There is a lot of decoration and music involved. The first task that is taken up on this occasion is the ringing of bells or other similar sound devices at each place. The next step is to celebrate the beginning of the new year with fireworks and a huge party is organized in the nearby park.
Hindu celebrations to mark the arrival of the new year with a lot of fanfare and grandeur. All Hindu households have a fireplace at their home and people light wood fireplaces everyday to celebrate this special occasion. On the auspicious occasion of New Year, homes are adorned with various beautiful items and decorations.
The huts are beautifully decorated with flowers, and wall hangings and other beautiful pictures are put up on walls. The main course of the Hindu New Year celebration is the exchange of garlands or other cloths made of thread and rice during the morning hours. Firecrackers are also set off in every corner of the house starting the day peacefully.
Nepali celebrations also mark the first day of the new year with great enthusiasm and vigor. There are several extravagant activities organized by the Nepali Government on this occasion. Various exhibition is held at the Kathmandu, Pokhara and other places where talented artists from all over Nepal come to show off their skills to the crowd.
In addition to these colorful Nepali events, there are several significant Christian celebrations that also take place on the first day of Baishakh. This is the time when the President of Nepal sends out invites for the first Day and celebrations.
On this day, the whole nation comes together to celebrate New Year Day, the most talked about celebration in Nepal. Many churches organize prayer sessions and distribute greetings cards to everyone who has received them. The first New Year cards printed by Nepali Hindus are available in many small stores in Delhi and small towns.
There is a new tradition in Nepal in the beginning of Baisakh, which is the first day of Baisakh Day. Many Nepalese decorate their homes with attractive decorations and mix drinks with green beer. Some restaurants prepare delicious food on this occasion. A lot of shopping is also done on this day.
You should definitely plan a holiday to celebrate 1 Baishakh with your family. It will be a wonderful time to spend time with relatives and friends. You can look up some of the online travel websites to find out what hotels offer packages to various destinations in the world where you can spend your vacations.
After booking your hotel on the specified date, you can plan your itinerary and explore various sites in and around Kathmandu and other major cities in the new year.