This festival is most popular in Kathmandu valley. The people of Newar community who had death in their families in the last year organize Gai jatra procession led by the cow. The Gai Jatra of Bhaktapur city is very famous and more unique. Young kids and boys are dressed up with traditional dress and shows stick dance.The objective of festival is people accept the death as a reality of life.
Festival date: August 16, 2019
The next day, (August 17)Matya Festival is celebrated in Patan city. Man and women walk in line of thousands between the musician groups with various comedy shows, mask dancing in the street in whole day.