NPPA’s 27th Anniversary Celebration !
लुमंका दिसं – Please Mark Your Calendar
न्हूदँ नेपाल सम्बत ११३९ या भिन्तुना व
नेपा: पासा पुच: अमेरिकाय् २७ दँ क्यंगु त:मुंज्या
Nepal Sambat 1139 Bhintuna &
NPPA’s 27th Anniversary Celebration
Dear Community Members, Friends, and Families: Jwajalapa – Namaste!
Nepa Pasa Pucha Amerikaye (NPPA) cordially invites you, your family, and friends to join us in the celebration of Nepal Sambat 1139 (also known as “BHINTUNA” [Good Wishes]), Mha Pooja (worship of inner-self) , and NPPA’s 27th anniversary. Nepal Sambat and Mha Puja areunique cultural events of the Newah people of Nepal. Following are the details of the event:
Date & Time: Saturday, November 17, 2018 (2:00 PM to 10:00 PM)
Venue: Shady Grove Middle School
Address: 8100 Midcounty Highway, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Online registration is coming soon. Following is the registration fee break-down:
Individual (18 years and older): e-registration regular: $30 per person
At the gate regular: $35 per person
Patrons/Life Members discount: $5 (limit 2)
Youth (11-17 years): e-registration: $25 per person
At the gate: $30 per person
Children 10 years or below: FREE
Registration fee includes the entire day’s program – Samay Bajee (lunch), traditional Newah “Bhwaye” (sitting dinner), and live cultural Program with popular Nepalese artists. “DABOO” Magazine will be issued to life members and advertisement providers. Online registration also allows us to estimate the number of participants for the program.
PROGRAM SCHEDULE (TENTATIVE):
02:00 PM – Onwards Arrival & Registration
02:30 PM – 03:30 PM Ganesh Pooja / Traditional NEWAH SAMAY BAJEE Lunch /
Socializing and Networking
03:30 PM – 05:00 PM Bhintuna Procession & Opening Ceremony
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM Forums
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM Live Cultural Program with Popular Nepalese Artists & Award Ceremony
08:00 PM – 10:00 PM Traditional NEWAH BHWAYE (Sitting Dinner)
Let us celebrate Nepal Sambat 1139 Bhintuna and NPPA’s 27th Anniversary in a special way! We wish you peace and prosperity on the occasion of MOHANI NAKHA, DASHAI, SWANTI NAKHA, TIHAR, & DEEPAWALI and sincerely hope that you will be able to attend the program.
Subhay and best regards,
The Executive Committee
Nepa Pasa Pucha Amerikaye (NPPA)