Function in New York

Kathmandu, October 26:

The New York Kalamanch, an organisation of Nepalis residing in the United States of America, organised an “Entertainment Evening” on the occasion of this year’s Bijaya Dashami and exchanged greetings and best wishes amongst each other.

Deputy Permanent Representative of Nepal for the United Nations, Madhuban Paudel, was the special guest of the programme.

A large number of Nepalis of different walks of life residing in the United States were present on the occasion. At the programme,

the “Kalamanch Achievement Award” presented every year by the Kalamanch or Theatre Forum was also announced.

Recipients of the award include Artist Jayanendra Thakuri from the film sector, Kamal Chettri from the music sector and senior journalist Ram Chandra Neupane. The prize carries a purse of Rs 30,001 each.