Canadian Bhutanese Society will be bringing the authentic Nepali food on July 28, 2017 in partnership with Southern Alberta Ethnic Association located at Multicultural Center, 421 – 6th ave. S Lethbridge, AB. For details please click on this link: http://saea.ca/saea-events/
Canadian Bhutanese Society (CBS) is pleased to announce that we will be hosting CBS Games 2017 on August 5 and 6, 2017. This event is to celebrate this year’s Heritage Day. The purpose of this event is to provide an opportunity to various communities and teams in the region to share their culture, traditions, and extend friendship to other community members through sports. This event will give us opportunities to meet sports enthusiasts from other communities and work towards understanding and exchanging goodwill among us.
CBS cordially invites you to all to participate by being at the venue either as participants, volunteers or spectators.
Please find the details of the event:
Games: Soccer, Volleyball, Badminton, and Table Tennis.
Event Dates: August 5 and 6, 2017
Opening Ceremony: August 5, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Closing Ceremony: August 6, 2017.
Venue: Lethbridge Senior Citizen’s Organization, 500 11 Street South, Lethbridge, AB
Soccer – Winston Churchill High School Soccer Field, 1605 15 Ave N, Lethbridge, AB T1H 1W4
This event is sponsored by the City of Lethbridge.
Let’s all come together and celebrate our heritage with other local communities and external teams.
Canadian Bhutanese Society has been successful in securing the winning shield in badminton and volleyball in Western Canada Regional Nepalese Sports and Cultural Event hosted by Winnipeg, Manitoba. Both boys and girls teams had been successful in winning the badminton game on both single and double entries. Girls volleyball team also secured the top position. With exceptional performance of the soccer team of both boys and girls teams had been able to bring home the running cup.
All Nepalese from Western Canada competed in Western Canada Regional Nepalese Sports and Cultural Event in five different games of soccer, volleyball, badminton, table tennis, and dandi biyo (Nepali national game).
All the players in all games played well with good coordination and sportsmanship. In spite of having no professionals coaches and no proper training, the youth participants have made the Canadian Bhutanese Society proud of their members by displaying their skills and enthusiasm. You have proved that with little coaching, full determination and team work, we all can achieve what we want. Congratulations and thank you to all the participants taking your time off and representing your society and making everyone of us proud. Special thanks goes to Chandra Adhikari, Sports Coordinator, for taking extra effort in training the participants, coordinating, and being together with the participants in achieving what we got today.
Upcoming Screenings of our Documentary “The Story Bridge”
- March 1- International Friendship Day, Screening, Q $A, 6:30pm, Media Room, Lethbridge Library.
- March 8- Asian Culture Week at U of L. Screening and Q $A
- March 12- Meeting of the Minds, U of L.
Faculty of Asian Studies at the University of Lethbridge is celebrating a week long Asian Culture Fair (March 7 – 10), and “Meeting of the Minds” Conference (March 20-21) of the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Lethbridge have invited Canadian Bhutanese Society for at least two dances and screening of “The Story Bridge” for each program. CBS has accepted the invitation.
CBS thank Jeff Bingley and all the volunteer who made this documentary successful. We also like to encourage CBS member to participate and support these screening.
CBS youth group is organizing a Teej Get-together program for all the interested ladies on Sunday, September 13, 2015 from 5 – 9 pm at Bill Kergan Centre, 207 13 Street N, Lethbridge. The program will be entertained by delicious food, typical Nepali cultural dance and music. Tickets are available at All Nepali stores for only $10. This program is exclusively for all ages of ladies only. We have very limited tickets due to the capacity of the hall, so pocket your ticket before they are all out. CBS would like to wish one and all a Happy Teej 2015.
Canadian Bhutanese Society is screening a movie ‘In search of a Nation‘ at Movie Mill, Lethbridge on August 23, 2015, Show time-3:15 PM. The movie is based on a true story of Bhutanese Refugees, a story of life that started from the eviction of Bhutanese government (with about two decades of Refugee status in Nepal) to third country resettlement. Tickets can be purchased from any of the CBS Board Members for $10 only. You can also check our face book page at ‘cbslethbride’ and comment on the status, so that someone will guide you to get your ticket before they are all out.