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Grand Nepal Cultural Performance in Washington D.C.


Nepalnews
2023 Oct 02, 15:30,

Nepalese Ambassador to the United States of America Sridhar Khatri observed Nepali Cultural performance on the occasion of World Cultural Festival being held in Washington, D.C. from September 29- October 1, 2023.

 On behalf of the Embassy of Nepal, Washington, D.C. and his own, Ambassador Khatri extended his congratulation to Nepali cultural performers and the team.

This is one of the biggest performances of Nepali artists in Washington, D.C. in which 165 Nepali artists performed before more than 100,000 audiences comprising of dignitaries, businessmen and spiritual leaders from different parts of the world with the gracious presence of Guru, Ravi Shankar of the Art of Living Foundation (AOL).

Nepal Education Cultural Center (NECC), and other community organisations and leaders, community members including Rajesh Pradhan and Neeva M. Pradhan, were the key supporters and sponsors of the Nepal Cultural Performance.

Ms. Saroj Prajapati, President NECC has helped to bring the team together to help make this event a success. The main choreographer Mr. Yagyaman Shakya, a well-known dance instructor has provided the training and motivation to the team.

 From this event Nepal was able to have Nepal participate in this global arena along with the other 180 countries.

The performance showcased the unique traditional art of honouring spirituality, unity in diversity, co- existing in harmony and the storehouse of talent in Nepal. The dancers were from different backgrounds including senior scientists from National Institute of Health (NIH), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), IT professionals, Teachers, Entrepreneurs and students.

As per the spirit of Art of Living, performances were the Deity Dances: Astamatrika, Kumari, Lakhe, Ethnic Dances: Sherpa, Tamang, Gurung, Tharu, Newar along with background dancers.


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