Vacances d'été (fin) -
Lundi 4 Juillet 2016
vacances scolaires (à confirmer) :
Fin du Ramadan (peut varier d'une journée) -
Mercredi 6 Juillet 2016
Islam, Soufi : Ends the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. There were 30 days of strict fasting from sunup to sundown in honor of the first revelation to the Prophet Mohammed.
Samedi 9 Juillet 2016
Culture : The most celebrated religious festival among the Pnars. Behdienkhlam (chasing away the Demon of Cholera) is celebrated annually in July after the sowing period, the most important dance festival of the Jaintia tribes. This festival is also an invocation to God, seeking his blessings for a bumper harvest. The women however do not participate in the dancing, as they have an important function of offering sacrificial food to the spirits of the forefathers.
Fête de U Tirot Sing -
Dimanche 17 Juillet 2016
Culture : Irot Sing, also known as U Tirot Sing, was one of the chiefs of the Khasi people in the early 18th century. He drew his lineage from the Syiemlieh clan.He was Syiem (chief)of Nongkhlaw, part of the Khasi Hills. His title was Syiem — a constitutional head sharing corporate authority with his Council, generally representatives of leading clans within his territory. Tirot Sing fought against British attempts to take over control of the Khasi Hills
Jeudi 21 Juillet 2016
Cartes/Fleurs : Agrarian festival that asks God to chase away plagues and diseases and to bless the people with good health and a bountiful
Fête de l'Indépendance -
Lundi 15 Août 2016
Jour férié laïc : Trois ans après la déclaration d'indépendance de l'Union Indienne (15 août 1947), le Premier ministre Jawârharlâl Nehru proclame la République. Le Docteur Rajendra Prasad devient le président de la toute jeune république.