List of celebrations in blessed Kalmykia
February – March:
Kalmykian folk festival Tsagan Sar (Suslik Day). Tsagaan Sar (a White Month) means the beginning of Spring.
The Day of the phenomenon miraculous powers of the Buddha Sakyamuni (15th day of the lunar New year)
Tulip Fest and Tulips Weeks
International Workers’ Day (also known as May Day) – May 1.
Victory Day – May 9.
Equestrian sport, Kalmyk wrestling and bow shooting
Buddha’s Birthday, Day of Enlightenment and Parinirvana
A Festival of Kalmykian Tea Dzhomba
May – June:
The sacred month Yur Sar started in 1st day of 5th month of the lunar calendar
The birthday of Buddha
BYORIKI Festivals (Unbelievable kalmykian food and drink)
His Holiness Dalai Lama’s birthday
Buddhist holiday – First Turning of the Wheel of Dharma
International Festival ‘Kalmykia invites friends’!
Elista city Day in 3rd week of September. Festival and concerts.
Tantric ritual invocation of prosperity and wealth “Yangdrub”
His Holiness Telo Tulku Rinpoche’s birthday
Kalmyk New Year Zul
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