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Vijaya Dashami 2072 Celebrated in Montreal

Vijaya Dashami 2072 was celebrated with a cultural program in Montreal.

ANQ members, many dressed in traditional attire, UQAM University students and professors who are studying Nepali History and Culture, the Honorary Consul of Nepal to Quebec, Representative from Embassy of Nepal, Ottawa and other friends from France and Italy were seen enjoying the event exchanging the best wishes having blessed by ANQ member Pabitra Upadhya who offered Tika and Jamara to all participants.

The highlight of the celebrations was the traditional Nepali cultural program performed by Angela Budhamagar, Sophee Maharjan, Isha Rajbhandari, Meena Sherpa, Sabina Sahi, Bimala Bastola and Sudha Bastola – dance; Gopal Bahadur Mangrati (poem) and Regal Khanal, Navin Gautam, Rishi Shrestha and Dr. Krishna Bhandari – Song.

The President of ANQ Mr. Muga Rajbhandari welcomed all members and guests, wished a very happy Vijaya Dashami and thanked all who helped raising funds during the Nepal Earthquake. The Honorary Consul of Nepal to Quebec Mr, Bernard Voyer, Representative from Nepal Embassy, Ottawa Ms. Sabita Nakarmi, ANQ Advisor Dr. Hemant Paudel and Professor Chiara Letizia also extended their best wishes during the celebration.

This event, organized by the Association of Nepalese in Quebec (ANQ) at the Ganesh Party Palace; and hosted by Yubaraj Bhandari and Rishi Shrestha was very entertaining.

ANQ would like to thank all participants, artists, hosts, volunteers and Ganesh Party Palace. We appreciate the hard work and salute to ANQ Vice-President Geeta Baral (registration), Event Management Coordinators both Prajwal Sainju (Management) & Deep Nandan Achhami (Bar), Women and Children Coordinator Mala Budhamagar and Niru Bhandari (Photo), member Patrik Baral and Babin Maharjan (DJ/music) who put their entire energy making sure T’s crossed and I’s dotted.

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