DASHAIN and TIHAR Celebration - The National Festival & The Festival of Lights

Edmonton, AB

Digital Dance Film & video History & heritage Intercultural Music

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.

Sat 23 Oct
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

NECASE

This event is free.

Organized by

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.

Location

Edmonton

Edmonton, AB

No, this is virtual program

Event Contact

Nepalese Canadian Society of Edmonton NECASE

necase@necase.ca

Language

Nepali, English

Accessibility

This event offers audio description.