Global Nepal Fest-2017 to be held in US cities
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 organising the event in Washington DC on April 16 and in Baltimore on April 29 with the theme 'Exploring the Marvel of Nepal', according to the Rastriya Samachar Samiti.
The April 16 event will be held at the George Washington University, shared the organisers.
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.
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 organised the Global Nepal Fest event in DC.
Dipak Sharma from DC was quoted by the RSS as saying that there would be an enthusiastic participation of Nepalis as well as foreign nationals living in different states of the US, in the event.
He added that the event is expected to be successful in unleashing Nepal's identity among the foreign people.