Dashain 2077: October 21, 2020

Dashain 2077: October 21, 2020

 On behalf of the Nepali Cultural Society of Manitoba, I would like to wish you all a happy Dashain 2077 BS. Dashain offers us an opportunity to manifest our hopes and wishes about health, prosperity and joy for the rest of the year. I think this year, more than ever, we need the pleasure and peace that Dashain brings us. I wish Dashain’s occasion brings much-needed peace, connection, and health maintenance for the rest of the year.

On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020, NCSM community members came together virtually to celebrate the joy-giving festival. On such short notice, community members came together to create a sense of community that we had been missing since March. We had friends and family join us from the city, province and out of province. I want to thank the seniors in the community who were in the audience to grace us with their wisdom. I want to thank the performers who shared their crafts and brought smiles to our faces. For those unable to join us that evening, we missed you. I have attached the performances below.

1.     Sarasawati Bhurtyal & Keshab Thapa [click here to view the performance]

2.     Edmonton Toli [click herehere and here to view the performances]

3.     Shanti Sapkota [click here to view the performance]

4.     Dil Kumar Subedi [click here to view the performance]

Thank you to my fellow Board Members who organized the event amazingly on short notice. As this was our first time hosting online, there were some technical errors. I apologize for those errors and ask you to please have patience with us as we all learn how to navigate online celebrations.