KATHMANDU — Global Nepal Fest-2017 is taking place in two major east coast cities of the United States with a view to promoting Nepal to the global community through art, music, culture, food, tourism and handicrafts.
The Vintuna International is organizing the event in Washington DC on April 16 and in Baltimore on April 29 with the theme of ‘Exploring the Marvel of Nepal’.
The April 16 event will be held at George Washington University, shared the organizers.
The event will be filled with exciting cultural dances, live instrumental music from the Himalayas and entertainment activities throughout the day.
Various stalls showcasing Nepali art, culture, tourism activities, handicrafts, customs, diverse cultural programmes, Nepali food items and identity markers of the country would be installed in the festival.
Besides, Nepali art exhibition, Yoga and meditation sessions would be the part of the event.
In the exhibition, Nepali artists including Kiran Manandhar, Rajendra KC, Erina Tamrakar, Asha Dangol, Sagar Manandhar, Rabita KC, Diva Pradhan, Samjhana Rajbhandari, Chandra Shrestha and Krishna Gopal Ranjeet would take part with their creations.
Earlier in 2013, the Vintuna international had organized the Global Nepal Fest event in DC.
There would be enthusiastic participation of Nepali people living in different states of the US and Foreign nationals in the event, Dipak Sharma from DC told RSS.
“The event is expected to be successful in unleashing Nepal’s identity among the foreign people”, Sharma added.Follow @gorkhapost
7 injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision
DHADING — Seven passengers were injured after a microbus and a truck collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.
The cement loaded truck(Na 5 Kha 7386) en route to Kathmandu from Gajuri collided with the microbus(Ga 1 Kha 2966) coming from Pokhara from Kathmandu.
Driver of microbus along with other six have sustained injuries. Other injured are Ramendra Bishwokarma and Purna Kumari Gurung of Syangja, Aasha Gurung, Aarapi Gurung and Bibek Poudel of Kathmandu, Anju Chaudhary of Kaski and Suman Gurung of Lamjung, according to Area Police Office, Gajuri.Follow @gorkhapost