The Bengali New Year 2018 is here. And as always, we are here with a lot of exciting information for you. In this article we are going to discuss about the history and significance of the Bengali New Year which is called as a Pôhela Boishakh (Poila Baisakh). And also, we have got you covered on the stuff that you would love to share on social media platforms. Keep reading to find out!
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Pôhela Boishakh Bengali New Year 2018 Date (When is Bengali New Year 2018?)
This year Pôhela Boishakh – Bengali New Year will be celebrated on 15th April 2018.
History and Significance of Bengali New Year (Pôhela Boishakh)
The Pohela Boishakh 2018 or the Bengali New Year as you may call it, is coming up in the next few days. Every year Bengalis around the globe desperately waiting for this festival to celebrate it fullest. The Bengali New Year is on the fourteenth or fifteenth of April consistently, and for the current year, the poila baisakh 2018 date is 15th April 2018. It is accepted as the 1st day of the 1st month known as the Baishakh which is of the lunisolar Bengali calendar. Curiously enough, Pohela Boishakh occurs simultaneously with multiple other regional festivals like Bihu (Assam), Baisakhi (Punjab) and Vishu (Kerala). And this is the time when people celebrate their new year with their own particular local customs and traditions.
Pohela Boishakh is one of the greatest and most significant Bengali celebrations, which is celebrated with much intensity and excitement by Bengalis everywhere throughout the nation. It is also a national holiday in Bangladesh. The celebration also denotes the finish of the harvest festival, where individuals express gratitude toward Gods for the reaps of the season passed by. Pohela Baisakh is also a noteworthy day for business. As, that is the point at which the new records book called ‘The Haal Khaata’ is opened by the dealers to stamp the start of the new accounting year.
Fairs, social exhibitions and traditional meals are an essential piece of the Pohela Boishakh festivities. On the auspicious day, people clean their homes and families paint artful alpona (Rangoli done by Bengalis) in their cortyards. Ladies and men get dressed up in their traditional clothing types and dance and groove along the Bengali traditional and folk tunes. A lot of different art and cultural performances, for example, poetry recitation, singing and dramatic portrayals are additionally performed while the mass get-together is taking place. People in bengal or bangladesh also referred this festival as Bengal Noboborsho.
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Pôhela Boishakh Food and Celebrations
None of the Bengali festival is ever finished without great food, and a decent round of desserts. And as you guessed, the Bengali New Year is also the same. ilish fish, locally called as Ilish maach, rice, dhokar dalna, chanar dal and an a lot of other veg and non-veg delicacies are made over every single Bengali families.
The world know about Bengalis and their love for sweets, desserts or Bengali mishti. To begin a year with something sweet is thought to be a auspicious sign, patishapta, malpua, roshogollas, mouchak, mishti doi, and sandesh are expectedly the most famous desserts distributed and consumed on the Pohela Boishakh.
Pohela Boishakh Bengali New Year Google Doodle – Images
Last year in 2017 Google also celebrated Bengali New Year or Pohela Boshakh by placing the celebration image as Google Doodle which depicts the true culture of this wonderful festival.
Pohela Boishakh Bengali New Year WhatsApp Messages
Purono joto Hotasha, Dukkho, Obosad,
Notun bochor seguloke koruk dhulissat,
Sukh,Anonde muche jak sokol jatona,
New Year a sobar jonne suvo kamona.
Happy New Year
Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one. Happy Pohela Boishakh.
Expand your friend circles this New Year, meet new people, communicate and make new friends. It’s all about rejoicing and welcoming the New Year. Happy Pohela Boishakh.
On the off chance that you can’t fly then run, on the off chance that you can’t run then walk, on the off chance that you can’t walk then slither, yet whatever you do you need to guarantee that you are pushing ahead. That is the manner by which you going to have a fruitful New Year. Happy Pohela Boishakh.
We expect you came to know some facts on Pohela Boishakh from this article. We wish all of you a very Happy Bengali New Year!