Tamu Losar celebrated in Nepal

posted on 8th of january, 2012

Tamu is another name of Gurung community of Nepal and Losar means New Year. Tamu Losar is celebration of Gurung’s New Year.Tamu Losar is celebrated on every 15 Poush of the Nepali calendar (in December/January).Gurung men wear bhangra, a white cloth shirt-like apparel tied across the chest and open like a bag at the back (for carrying things), and a kachhad, like a short sarong or kilt. Gurung women, both children and adolescents, are seen in their maroon velvet ghalek (blouses), enhanced by large gold earrings and semi-precious stone necklaces.

This year as well Gurungs from across the country celebrated Tamu Losar in Tundikhel,Kathmandu on 30th December 2011 on Friday by wearing traditional dresses and organizing cultural programs.

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Posted by Bhutri on January 10, 2012
Thank you friends for your comments
Posted by Mariaam on January 09, 2012
Great photos! Thanks for the info.
Posted by Laurasinelle on January 08, 2012
Nice pics!
Posted by Jdanne on January 08, 2012
Impressive photos!
Posted by Rigsby8131 on January 08, 2012
Nice photos!!! Thanks for sharing.
Posted by Ewamewa2 on January 08, 2012
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