Yaoshang (Doljatra)

Yaoshang, or Doljatra, is a regional festival in the state of Manipur, India, which is also known as the "Holi of Manipur" because of the similarity with the Holi festival. Yaoshang is observed on the full moon day of the month of Lamda, which is the last month of the Manipuri Lunar calendar.

The word "Yaoshang" means "the sheep hut" in Manipuri language, and one tradition celebrating the festival is to burn the thatched hut made of hay and bamboo.

Yaoshang is colorful festival, also known as the festival of dancing and sport. The festival usually lasts 5 days with lots of joys.

The following is the list of Yaoshang (Doljatra) from 2021 to 2025.

HolidayDateWeekday
YaoshangMar 28, 2021Sunday
YaoshangMar 18, 2022Friday
YaoshangMar 7, 2023Tuesday
YaoshangMar 25, 2024Monday
YaoshangMar 14, 2025Friday

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