Losar is celebrated usually in the month of February. Actually, the Sikkimese’ share their new year with the Tibetans. The youth mostly comprising Tibetans take out procession in the streets of Sikkim. On the festive day, Yak dance is also observed. People throw sampa, which is a kind of greeting and welcoming the New Year with screams of ‘Tashi Delek’. The Tibetan community involves itself in the festivity a week prior to the day.
Lossar Festival is celebrated in the month of February. It is celebrated by the Tibetans as a day of gaiety and celebration.