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Nepali New Year 2067

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Nepal observes the Bikram-Sambat (BS) calendar – a solar calendar started by King Bikramditya. The Nepalese New Year falls in mid-April. The New Year 2067 BS began on April 14, 2010. Nepalese people hope that the New Year will bring joy and happiness to their lives.

NAFCA celebrated Nepali New Year 2067 Bikram Sambat on April 18, 2010 at Davis Senior Center.

This year some well known singers such as, Anish Sapkota, Shyam Sundar Acharya, Amul Gurung, Nita Thoreson, Murari Bhattarai and many more performed. There were various folk and modern dances performed by our local talented artists. There were indoor activities/games followed by a delicious authentic Nepali dinner catered by Namaste Nepal Restaurant. The New Year’s event ended with prizes for the indoor activities/games winners, and a raffle for some great prizes including a computer laptop.

See below for Winners of the Laptop Computer and games; and a list of local talented Artists who participated in the New Year’s Cultural Program; and a list of people who Donated items for the new years raffle & event.


Laptop Winner:

Winner: Mr. Bimal D. Adhkari

Musical Chair Winners:


Girls Age 5 to 10

1st

Ritika Gautam
2nd Pushpa Gurung
3rd Swikriti Shakya
Girls Age 11 to 19
1st Mili Adhikari
2nd Kabita Gautam
3rd Nehaa Khadka
Women Age 20+
1st Mithila Pokharel
2nd Niti Shah
3rd Radha Giri
Boys Age 5 to 10
1st Kohin Gautam
2nd Nehal Khadka
3rd Aman Bhattarai
Boys Age 11 to 19
1st Suraj KC
2nd Pratik Adhikari
3rd Pranish Manandhar
Men 20+
1st Bunty Khetan
2nd Mandip Rai
3rd Gitendra Khadka

Talented Artists in Nepali New Year 2067 Cultural Program:

Acharya, Shyam Sundar Gurung, Pushpa Rai, Suk
Adhikari, Juli Gurung, Upahar Sapkota, Anish
Adhikari, Mili Karki, Karina Shakya, Swikriti
Bajracharya, Pratistha Khadka, Nehaa Sharma, Anushka
Baral, Asmita Khadka, Yuri Shrestha, Ashish
Bhattarai, Murari Panday, Ankita Shrestha, Ashu
Chamlagai, Tek Pokharel, Dr. Badri Bishal Shrestha, Astha
Dahal, Sita Poudyal, Shilpa Tamang, Rekha
Darji, Tila Rai, Abir Tamang, Shanti
Dhakal, Basu Rai, Mandip Thoreson, Isha
Gurung, Amul Rai, Nirmaya Thoreson, Nita
Gurung, Indra Rai, Rubin Thoreson, Shila
Gurung, Lalit Rai, Rueben

NAFCA Committee thanks all the Donors and Volunteers who made the New Year 2067 Event a success.

Donors:

Name Donation
Kulbinder Singh Laptop Computer
Giri, Uddav Gift Voucher
Adhikari, Surendra Gift Voucher
Namaste Nepal Restaurant Free Lunch Buffet for 10

Volunteers:

DJ Music: Sanjay Dev
Stage MC: Prajwal Bajracharya, Saurav Pokharel
Photography: Basu Dhakal, Peggy Dev
Indoor Activities Organizer: Shanti Tamang