Sonam Lhosar is a festival celebrated as an event of the begin of a new year, by using the Tamang neighborhood human beings in Nepal. ‘Lho’ skill 12 months and ‘Sar’ ability new or clean if translated, and the word ‘Sonam’ is referred to the Tamang humans in Nepal, therefore the competition ‘Sonam Lhosar’ is the New Year event, in accordance to the calendar observed by way of Tamang people which fall on Magh Shukla Pakshya every year, according to the Lunar calendar.
In this festival, the homes and neighborhood are kept clean, holy clothes hoisted and pooja carried out through worshipping Lord Buddha. The Lama and gurus gather, and dances are performed in the Tamang community. People take blessings from monks and elders for their progress, prosperity and happiness. The occasions are accompanied by means of significant feasts in houses. The sorts of meals like pigs, duck, fowl and sweet truffles are prepared for the household gathering.
This year commenced the Year of the Pig from the Year of the Dog. The day was once marked via organizing various cultural applications accompanied by way of several variegated food stalls and play work for children at Tudikhel in the capital. Musical packages had been carried out with Tamang Selo and Damfu (a ordinary musical drum). Tamang humans had fiestas and fun, and take remaining enjoyment in this pageant sharing and retaining their century’s lengthy tradition and tradition.