Different festivals and Holidays are an aspect of a country lifestyle, custom and nationality. Each nation has its own lifestyle, custom and culture, which are mostly demonstrated in the festivals or celebrations in a season. Some of these holidays and festivals are celebrated for indicating the birthday of a spiritual saint or Leader. The times for these celebrations keep on modifying in a season. Some of the spiritual observance is depending on the sighting of the Moon.

For a Bangladeshi, everyday life is stuffed with festivals and traditions that indicate the unique lifestyle and custom of Bangladeshis. Some of the custom and traditions are as historical as primitive days, while others are relatively recent. The natural traditions and celebrations that have been developed through the ages are generally centered around agricultural methods.  Religion has also performed a unique role in forming the traditions of Bangladeshi lifestyle.

Bangladesh is a primarily Islamic nation, and this enthusiast in Bangladesh enjoys the wondrous event of the two Eids, the 30 days of Ramadan, Shab-e-Barat, Shab-e-Qadr, etc. Hindus in Bangladesh enjoy Janmastami, Durga Puja, and Kali Puja. The Buddhists also enjoy Christians Christmas and Buddha Purnima. These are the few of the spiritual celebrations that Bangladeshis enjoy in their day to day lifestyle. Various National events also indicate Bangladeshi lifestyle, and it’s Victory Day, Independence Day, and the Martyr’s Day.

Different public holidays in Bangladesh

New Year’s Day: 1 Jan 2012 (Sunday).
Eid-e-Milad-un Nabi:  04 Feb 2012(Saturday).
International Mother Language Day: On 21 February 2012 (Tuesday).
Independence Day: 26 Mar 2012 (Monday).
Bengali New Year: 14 Apr 2012 (Saturday).
Labor Day: 1 May, 2012 (Tuesday).
Buddha Purnima: 06 May 2012 (Sunday)
Shab-e-Miraj: On 17 Jun 2012 (Sunday).
Shab-e Barat: On 6 July 2012(Friday).
Shab e-Qadr: On 16 August 2012 (Thursday.
Eid al-Fitr: On 19 August 2012 (Sunday.
Durga Puja: Celebrated on 24 October 2012(Wednesday).
Eid UL-Adha:  On 26 October 2012 (Friday).
National Revolution: On 7 Nov 2012 (Wednesday).
Islamic New Year: On 15 Nov 2012 (Thursday).
Victory Day: On16 December 2012 (Saturday).
Christmas Day: On 25 Dec 2012 (Tuesday)

Descriptions about some Major public holiday

26th March is the Independence day celebrated all over Bangladesh. This is the greatest festival in the Bangladesh, noticed throughout the nation. It is a public holiday. On this day in 1971 was the starting of a nine-month lengthy war for freedom that lead to the independence of Bangladesh. Every season this day is noticed with regard.

Bengali New Year is another vacation for all people of Bangladesh. It is also known as Poyela Boishakh. Poila Boishakh joins all cultural Bengalis regardless of spiritual and regional differences. In Bangladesh, it is a public holiday celebrated on 14 Apr according to the Bengali calendar.

Eid UL-Fitr, is an Islamic vacation that represents the end of Ramadan. Eid -UL- Fitr represents the splitting of the going on a fast interval. This festival is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal.

Another biggest festival of Bangladesh is Eid al-Adha. It begins on the Tenth day of the month of Dhul Hijja of the lunar Islamic schedule. It happens to be 70 days after the end of the month of Ramadan. Eid al-Adha is a spiritual event famous by Muslims globally as a commemoration of the desire of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) to sacrifice his son Ismael (AS) for Allah.

It is the largest festival for all Hindu religion people in Bangladesh.  Durga Puja is famous throughout Bangladesh. Thousands of Puja Mandaps are set up across the nation, such as hundreds numbers in the capital, Dhaka. The last day of the event is a public holiday in Bangladesh.

Christmas is often termed as Bara Din in Bangladesh. It is celebrated with love and enjoyment. Bara Din is a day of delights. People gather for spending some time to talk and to get to know each other again on this day.

People of Bangladesh enjoy Victory Day as the national vacation on Dec 16. Every season the Government, organizations take intricate programs to enjoy the day in a suitable way. The national flag is hoisted in all essential workplaces, organizations and stores. All important locations are beautifully designed. All the people of Bangladesh celebrate this day with respect.

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