Nepal Day Parade in New York was a grand success

NEW YORK: The Nepali American in New York organized a Nepal Day Parade with much fanfare on Sunday to mark the Republic Day of Nepal and Buddha Jayanti, The birth day of Lord Gautam Budhha. This is the second time  parade took place in New York.

The Nepal Day Parade was organized by over five dozen Nepali American community organization, amidst patriotic songs such as ‘Nepali National Anthem,’ Nepal national song… resonating across the streets of New York, Chairman of Federation of Indigenous Peoples of Nepal in America, Luisang Waiba told N24.

The general objective of the parade was to introduce the cultural pride of Nepal and Nepalese Americans amongst the diverse communities of immigrants in the United Sates. The specific objective was to promote trade and tourism of Nepal, and to support Nepalese Americans to integrate in the US mainstream.

The Nepal Day Parade was inaugurated by Mangal Dash Shrestha, Convener, Nepal Day Parade in the presence of Nabindra Raj Joshi, Minister for Industry and Arjun Karki Nepal Ambassador to the United States.

Almost 6,000 Nepalese, clad in their traditional ethnic attire and accompanied by their cultural music and dance, participated in the parade.

The program was second time organized in a joint collaboration with Over five dozen Nepali American community organization.

Over five dozen Nepali American community organization had participated in the program. This is the second biggest program ever organized by Nepali migrants.

The program was stablished in a joint collaboration with Public Liaison Committee, America, (NPRCC), Oversee Nepalese Forum, (ONF), Federation of Indigenous Peoples of Nepal in America, (FIPNA) and Over Three dozen Nepali American community organization.

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