BUDDHIST FESTIVAL DATES

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Mayahana New Year

2018

Celebrated on 2-4 January 2018, by Buddhist practitioners from the Mahayana tradition.

2019

Celebrated on 21-23 January 2019, by Buddhist practitioners from the Mahayana tradition.

2020

Celebrated on 8 January 2020, by Buddhist practitioners from the Mahayana tradition.

Nirvana Day

2018

Celebrated on Saturday 24 March 2018, mainly in Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, China and Vietnam.

2019

Celebrated on 15 February 2019, mainly in Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, China and Vietnam.

2020

Celebrated on Saturday 8 February 2020, mainly in Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, China and Vietnam.

Theravadin New Year

2018

Celebrated on 30 April 2018, by Buddhist practitioners in the Theravadin tradition.

2019

Celebrated on 19 April 2019, by Buddhist practitioners in the Theravadin tradition.

2020

Celebrated on 7 April 2020, by Buddhist practitioners in the Theravadin tradition.

Magha Puja Day

2018

Celebrated on 1 March 2018, generally by practitioners from Thailand, Cambodia and Laos.

2019

Celebrated on 19 February 2019, generally by practitioners from Thailand, Cambodia and Laos.

2020

Celebrated on 9 February 2020, generally by practitioners from Thailand, Cambodia and Laos.

Hanamatsuri

2018

Celebrated on 22 May 2018 in Japan.

2019

Celebrated on 7 April 2019 in Japan.

2020

Celebrated on 30 April 2020 in Japan.

Visakha Puja

2018

Celebrated on 29 May 2018 in countries that follow the Theravadin tradition.

2019

Celebrated on 8 April 2019 in countries that follow the Theravadin tradition.

2020

Celebrated on 8 April 2020 in countries that follow the Theravadin tradition.

Vesak

2018

Celebrated on 20 May 2018 by Buddhists from all traditions.

2019

Celebrated on 18-19 May 2019 by Buddhists from all traditions.

2020

Celebrated on 6 May 2020 by Buddhists from all traditions.

Obon

2018

Celebrated on 13-15 August 2018 in Japan.

2019

Celebrated on 13-15 August 2019 in Japan.

2020

Celebrated on 13-15 August 2020 in Japan.

Asalha Puja - Dharma Day

2018

Celebrated on 22 July 2018 in Thailand. Burma, Laos and Burma.

2019

Celebrated on 16 July 2019 in Thailand. Burma, Laos and Burma.

2020

Celebrated on 5 July 2020 in Thailand. Burma, Laos and Burma.

Utambana - Ghost Festival

2018

Celebrated on 25 August 2018 in China and Vietnam.

2019

Celebrated on 15 August 2019 in China and Vietnam.

2020

Celebrated on 2 September 2020 in China and Vietnam.

Pawarana Day

2018

Celebrated on 24 October 2018 in countries that follow the Theravada Buddhist tradition.

2019

Celebrated on 14 October 2019 in countries that follow the Theravada Buddhist tradition.

2020

Celebrated on 1 October 2020 in countries that follow the Theravada Buddhist tradition.

Bodhi Day

2018

 

2019

Celebrated on 24 January 2019 in countries that follow the Theravada Buddhist tradition.

2020

Celebrated on 1 January 2020 in countries that follow the Theravada Buddhist tradition.

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