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Global Nepal Fest-2017 in US cities

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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.

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Dozens of children without birth certificates admitted to schools

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MAHOTTARI — Dozens of children unable to join schools due to lack of birth certificates have been admitted to community schools under recommendation of the Gaushala municipality here.

88 children of school going age from the Dalit settlements in ward no 4 and 10 were enrolled at the community schools on Sunday.

According to source individual, Deepak Baral, 41 children from Musahar community of Bharatpurkhor in Gaushala – 10 were admitted to Janata Secondary School while 47 children from Birta in Gaushala – 4 were admitted to the National Elementary School.

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Gaushala municipality’s Mayor, Shivanath Mahato, said everything will be done to get such children admitted to the community schools. There are a total of 32 community schools in Gaushala municipality.

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