Nepal celebrates new year with Bisket Jatra Festival

Colourful scenes as Nepalis celebrate traditional New Year
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Nepalese revellers toss vermillion powder during The Bisket Jatra Festival at Thimi, on the outskirts of Kathmandu
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A Nepalese devotee carries the head of a sacrificial chicken to Hindu gods and goddesses during the Bisket Jatra festival in Thimi, in the outskirts of Kathmandu
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The traditional Bisket Jatra festival is celebrated during the Nepali New Year
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Nepalese revellers sing and dance to traditional music during The Bisket Jatra Festival at Thimi, on the outskirts of Kathmandu on April 15,
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Nepalese revellers throw vermillion powder during The Bisket Jatra Festival at Thimi, on the outskirts of Kathmandu on April 15, 2013. The traditional Bisket Jatra festival is celebrated during the Nepali New Year
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Nepalese revellers throw vermillion powder during The Bisket Jatra Festival at Thimi, on the outskirts of Kathmandu on April 15, 2013. The traditional Bisket Jatra festival is celebrated during the Nepali New Year