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Punjabi Festivals For 2017


The Punjabi Calendar is filled to the brink with many celebrations both religious and fun, which show their enthusiasm and passion for life. They celebrate every occasion with much gusto. Depending on the region of Punjab will depend on what days are celebrated and whether it is celebrated by the new or old Sikh Calendar. Therefore these dates and days are merely an indication of what festivals and occasions the Punjabi's celebrate. I personally don't celebrate the 10 Sikh Guru's Birthdays however they are of utmost importance to a Sikh, so I apologise if the dates have been incorrectly listed. I had to source the birthdays from many different sites of which all had different dates listed. The festivals are based on the dates that I celebrate them here in the countryside of Punjab. If I have missed any important dates please let me know. If you are reading this on BlogLovin you are best to view the original post due to formatting. Otherwise here are the dates to note in your calendar for the celebrations ahead in 2017 for Punjabi's.

PUNJABI FESTIVALS

For 2017

January 05th

Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh

January 13th

Maghi Day A Day to Pay Respect to the 40 Sikhs Who Died Valiantly

January 13th

Lohri Festival The Farmers Festival

February 01st

Basant The Festival Of Kites

February 10th

Birthday of Guru Ravida

March 13th

Rangwali Holi The Festival Of Colours

March 14th

Hola Mohala Festival of the 10 Sikh Gurus

March 30th

Inauguration of the Khalsa

April 13th

Vaisakhi The Sikh New Year

April 18th

Birthday of Guru Angad Dev

April 29th

Birthday of Lord Parshuram

June 16th

Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom Day

June 9th

Birthday of Sant Guru Kabir

July 31

Shaheed Udham Singh Martyrdom Day

August 7th

Rakhi Festival Bond of Protection Between Sister and Brother

August 15th

Indian Independence Day

August 22nd

Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib

August 30th

Birthday of Baba Sri Chand

September 29th

Vijayadashami/Dussera Festival

October 7th

Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji

October 19th

Diwali The Festival Of Lights

October 20th

Birth of Guru Granth Sahib

November 04th

Birthday of Guru Nanak the founder of Sikhism

November 24th

Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji Martyrdom Day

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