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Hemis

About Hemis

Hemis, the two-day religious festival from Ladakh, is one of the important festivals of India. It attracts a lot of locals and foreign tourists each year. The festivities include the Cham dance done by the priests to the tune of the traditional music of cymbals, drums, trumpets played by the monks. The dancing priests dress up in elaborate brocade outfits and masks.

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  • It’s the celebration of the birth anniversary of spiritual leader Padmasambhava, founder of Tibet Tantric Buddhism.
  • The scenic Hemis monastery and the Cham dance.
  • 2017 - Friday,22nd September
  • 2018 - Sunday,23rd September
  • 2019 - Monday,23rd September
  • 2020 - Tuesday,22nd September
  • 2021 - Wednesday,22nd September
  • 2022 - Friday,23rd September
  • 2023 - Saturday,23rd September
  • 2024 - Sunday,22nd September
  • 2025 - Monday,22nd September
  • Celebrated by Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir.