Name of the Holiday: Bangla New Year’s Day (পহেলা বৈশাখ)
Bengali Date: Boishakh 1
Gregorian Date: Apr-14
Reason of the Holiday in Bangladesh: Festival marking the start of the Bengali year. The day starts with the celebration of Ramna Batamul’s songs. The day is also very special to meet with relatives, friends and neighbors. A lot of Baishakhi fairs are held in different locations all around Bangladesh, featuring traditional performances, entertainment and market stalls selling toys, handicrafts, food and agricultural products.