Navadevi awards today


On the auspicious day of Ghatasthapana, which marks the beginning of the worship of the Nava Durgas (nine forms of Durga), Creative Statements is organising the ‘Celebrating Womanhood Nava-devi Awards 2007’ on October 12 at Hotel Radisson.

Nine women from different fields will be honoured with an award each. As a

first this year, two men, who have contributed towards bringing women’s issues in the limelight, will also be honoured.

The nominees are from various parts of the country. The panel of judges has chosen them for the contributions they have made in their respective fields of profession and their communities.

Apart from honouring the women of Nepal who have made changes in society and worked in the development of the nation, the event will also have music from different parts of Nepal complimenting the rich and diverse backgrounds of the recipients.