DASHAIN and TIHAR Celebration - The National Festival & The Festival of Lights
Film & video
History & heritage
Nepalese Canadian Society of Edmonton (NECASE) will be hosting a “Virtual Dashain/Tihar 2021" event in conjunction with the CULTURAL DAYS on October 23, 2021, from 10:00-11:30 PM. This is the second time in a row we are participating in a CULTURAL DAYS event and sharing our cultures with people residing in Canada and abroad.
This event is free.
Nepalese Canadian Society of Edmonton
Nepalese Canadian Society of Edmonton (NECASE), registered in 2000 in the Province of Alberta, is a non-for-profit community-based organization representing over 5,000 people of Nepalese origin living in and around Edmonton, Alberta. NECASE is operated with the vision of “may we thrive and prosper in Canada as good community members and continue to promote Nepali culture and heritage”. The mission of the society is to promote goodwill and understanding among the people of Nepalese origin and Canadians at large in the development of a strong community while fostering multicultural spirit of Canada. NECASE has been engaged in various activities from the day of its establishment to bring community members and other Canadians at large in the spirit of fellowship, mutual respect and strong community building. NECASE runs various ethno-cultural, social, recreational programs including: i) Nepali language classes and Nepali Radio program for kids, ii) Yoga and cultural activities for adults and seniors. Apart from regular activities, NECASE actively celebrates many Nepalese cultural festivals (Nepali New Year, Dashain/Tihar, Teej, etc.). NECASE has been showcasing various activities in Edmonton. Edmonton heritage festival is one of the biggest events where NECASE has been actively participating from last two decades and showcasing Nepalese culture and heritage. In a nutshell, NECASE mobilizes about 500 active volunteers each year to run its programs, activities and manage projects.
No, this is virtual program
Nepalese Canadian Society of Edmonton NECASEnecase@necase.ca
This event offers audio description.