Dashain/Tihar 2016 Celebration
Canadian Bhutanese Society is celebrating its Dashain/Tihar Celebration on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Southminster United Church located at 1011 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge. All Nepali and Bhutanese families are invited to attend the celebration. The hall will be opened at 5:00 pm and the program starts at 6:00 pm. All participating teams and performers are requested to contact Cultural Coordinators to be on the program list by Saturday evening. For contact, please find the list: Kumar Lowagan- 4037159333, Purna Bista – 4038947160, Sapana Timsina – 4037151233 and Munu Gurung – 5872209494.
This celebration provides the community members an opportunity to meet each other and exchange best wishes to all families. Dashain is the main festival for Nepali speaking people when all members go to their seniors and receive blessings. It is the celebration of good over the evil. Tihar is the celebration of lights when people visit their community members’s houses sing and dance blessing the families for their healthy, prosperity and peace as well as sisters annoint their brothers for their long life and health.
So come and participate with your community members in their celebration with performance of songs and dances on October 16, 2016. See you all there.