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Losar Festival in Sikkim

6 monthes ago   |   By Global Traveler Usa

Over in Northeast India, bordering Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan, Sikkim boasts a fun blend of cultural celebrations. Of those celebrations, Losar Festival is not to be missed. Hosted Feb. 5-7, the annual event is also known as the Tibetan New Year and acts as a harvest festival for locals.
Guests visit the local monastery, perform a series of rituals and visit with loved ones in celebration of the commemorative day. Expect traditional dances, participants exchanging flowers and an onslaught of goodwill and well wishes.
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