Festival: 2074th Hindu New Year celebrations by the Canterbury Nepalese Society
The 300-member Canterbury Nepalese Society (CNS), which was established in 2015, organised the Hindu New Year 2074 in Christchurch on April 14.
Bishnu Pokhrel, President of CNS shared how the event showcased the Nepalese culture to the wider community.
Surinder Tandon, President of Christchurch Multicultural Council was the chief guest. The highlight of the day was a Nepalese fashion show with men and women flaunting traditional Nepalese dresses, followed by traditional Nepalese dances and other cultural performances. The event ended with mouth-watering Nepalese cuisine.
- all pictures in this story are courtesy Sudeep Parajuli