img_1247Newly elected board members for 2017-2018

Canadian Bhutanese Society (CBS) congratulates all the newly elected board members and wishes them “Good Luck” through their two-year tenure. CBS hopes the new team will work for the best interest of the society and will have a fruitful tenure.

CBS also extends special thanks to the outgoing board members for their immense contribution leading the society forward and handing over their skills to the newly elected members.

Annual General Meeting

Canadian Bhutanese Society reminds all its members of the Annual General Meeting and Election of Board Members tomorrow, Sunday, January 8, 2017. The meeting will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Multicultural Centre, 421 6 Avenue South, Lethbridge. All household is expected to send at least one member to attend this event.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Canadian Bhutanese Society wishes Merry Christmas to all Christian families and friends. May the spirit of Christmas season gladden your heart with joy and celebration, and bless you with greater strength, and may the promise of Christmas bring you endless blessings.

The society also wishes all its members, their families, and friends in and around the world a Happy New Year 2017. May the new year bring long-lasting peace, prosperity, and good health to all of us. Happy New Year 2017.

Happy Tihar

Canadian Bhutanese Society wishes “Happy Tihar/ Happy Dipawali” to all Bhutanese and Nepali community in Lethbridge and around the world; and “Happy Diwali” to all Hindus around the world. May this Tihar/Deepawali bring happiness, prosperity and long life to all brothers and sisters. May Goddess Laxmi fulfill all of our wishes and expectations and keep our relationships stronger and lifelong.

Chandra Adhikari receives Immigrant Achievement Award

October 19, 2016.

Canadian Bhutanese Society is proud again this year in having Chandra Adhikari win Immigrant Achievement Award in Arts, Culture, and Recreation organized by Lethbridge Family Services – Immigrant Services at a function at Galt Garden and Archives today. Chandra’s immense¬† contribution to the Bhutanese community at large is recognized by the community. He has his contributions in all spheres of community support to the Bhutanese in Lethbridge. He brought his volunteership from the camps in Nepal and hasn’t stopped him from practising his passion. Congratulations!!!!! Chandra and family.

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.

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