NCNC to celebrate the third Nepal Day on April 20
Nepal Center of North Carolina, Inc. (NCNC) is going to celebrate the third Nepal Day on Saturday, April 20 in Morrisville, North Carolina. A parade expected of more than 700 people will march down the street from Cedar Fork Community Center to Church Street Park in Morrisville and culminate into Nepali New Year 2076 and Nepal Day celebrations at the park. Nepali Ambassador to the United States His Excellency Dr. Arjun Kumar Karki will inaugurate the parade that will showcase a range of Nepali ethnic costumes, traditional musical instruments, and other cultural displays. The day-long celebrations at the park will also feature Nepali food stalls, blood-drive, and displays from local organizations and businesses.
NC State officials including the governor of North Carolina, Wake County Board of Commissions Chair Jessica Holmes, town officials from the Town of Morrisville and the surrounding towns of Cary, Raleigh, Durham, and Apex, are expected to attend the parade and the Nepal Day celebration program. Nepali community organizations from the neighboring areas and from other states are also taking part in the parade and celebrations. The program is open to public and bears historic significance to people of Nepali origin living in North Carolina.
The Wake County and the Town of Morrisville both have declared the third Saturday of April as Nepal Day. Copies of the proclamations to this effect are attached herein for easy reference.
NCNC is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization with the mission to preserve and promote Nepali culture and tradition, and to facilitate cooperation between the residents of Nepal and North Carolina. NCNC has been involved in local communities through participating in social programs like international festival, blood donation, Adopt-A-Highway since its inception 19 years ago.
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