Monthly Archives: May 2015

Rising Kiranti Community in USA

Kirat Cultural Society of America

Community News Reporter, Ohio; May 24, 2015.

Kirat Cultural Society of America

Kirat Cultural Society of America

The second Annual Inter-State Kirat Khibekwa Yakwa Sewa was held on May 23rd and 24th of the year 2015 in the city of Akron of Ohio, USA. The Sewa, a Kiranti traditional festival practiced by Kirant origin people, was observed in coordination of Kirat Society of Ohio. The grand Kirant Sewa was coordinated by Mr. Sunman Samba, the president of Kirat Society of Ohio, in which Kirati participants from about 25 states participated. All most all the intellectual circle of Kirat community people residing in the United States, attended the Kirat sewa. The historical Kirat conference remained very successfully for the year 2015.
According to the source, the Yakwa sewa and the Kirat conference of the year went together successfully with a huge participation of Kirat origin people from different many states of the United States. The kirat national conference was attended by state representatives and leaders representing their Kirat origin Nepali communities of their respective states and cities.
The National Kirat conference of Ohio USA discussed among their representatives and leaders to solve the general issues and problems of Kirat families living in different cities of North America. First day conference was met at 1:00 pm on 23rd of May which continued till 1:30 am next day having just one hour dinner break. All the state speakers kept their views and status of Kirat families residing in their states.

Kirat Cultural Society of America

Kirat Cultural Society of America

In 2014 in the state of Georgia in 1st Annual Inter-States Kirat Sewa, the board committee of Inter-States Kirat Khibekwa Yaakwa Sewa – the ‘Kirat Cultural Society of America’ had nominated Dr. Naresh Lawoti as a coordinator for one year period. And this year on his initiation the ‘Second Annual Inter-State Kirat Sewa’ was held on May 23rd and 24th in Akron Ohio.
The Kirat Yakwa Sewa was completed successfully with a huge participation of Kirat families in their Kirat religious and cultural costumes. Families enjoyed Mang Lang, kelang, Sakela and cultural songs and dances performed and presented in the special festival of Kirat Sewa.
The Mang, the Kiranti ordained minister served every one with Prasad, lunch and dinner. The states representative leaders, guests and Mangsewasaba (Kirat priest) were honored by the organizing committees of Akron Ohio. The ‘Kirat Society of Ohio’ presented appreciation to all community volunteers and supporters.

Kirat Cultural Society of America

Kirat Cultural Society of America

The last day conference of State representatives nominated new board for one year and automatically dissolved previous national board of committee. The meeting elected Mr. Suk Man Suhang as a coordinator, Mr. K.K Songben and Mr. Dhan Man Lingden as assistant coordinators of the ‘Kirat Cultural Society of America’. The next national Kirat conference – the 3rd Annual Inter-States Kirat Community Sewa will be held in Nashville Tennessee on May 28th and 29th 2016 in grand coordination of newly elected coordinator of the national board, Suk Man Suhang.

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Volunteers Requested

We are in need of volunteers for the following Programs:

  1. Educational Services:
    1. Yoga Class:

Every Saturday & Sunday from 7am to 8am – Volunteer Yoga Instructor is needed

  1. Civic & ESL Classes:
  • Civic Class Group A:
    1. Every Tuesday & Thursday from 3pm to 4:30pm – Volunteer Instructor is needed
    2. Every Saturday from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Volunteer Teacher is needed
    3. Every Saturday & Sunday from 9:30 am to 11:00am – Volunteer Instructor is needed
  • ESL Beginners I:
    1. Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 3pm to 4:30pm – Volunteer Tachers is needed
    2. Every Satruday from 9:30 am to 11:00 am – Volunteer Teacher is needed
  1. Nepali Language Classes: (In coordination with GBLO Texas)
    1. Group A: Every Tuesday & Thursday from 5pm to 6:30pm – Volunteer Instructor is needed
    2. Group B: Every Saturday from 9:30am to 11am – Volunteer Instructor is needed

        4. Other Volunteer services:

Volunteer assistance in filing different beneficial forms, employment assistance, support and encourage youths for improved education, literature, sports and other creative activities, participation in community services, voluntarism, engage community in festivals and other family activities like funeral/cremation assistance.- Volunteer Case Worker is needed.

         5. ShobCo – Cooperative Program:

A cooperative program of the Bhutanese Legacy Youth Club (BLYC). Volunteer Salesperson is needed

Contact for more info:
Program Coordinator, Yadhu Khatri – 1(817) 441 3443

BCC – ShobCo Coordinator, Madhav Ghhimire – 1(817) 3334542

Vice President, A. K. Rana Sampang – 1(817) 8623325

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volunteers Requested

May 27, 2015.

The Bhutanese Legacy Youth Club (BLYC) announces the need of volunteers for upcoming two grand Bhutanese events in Fort Worth, Texas USA.
The Club needs volunteers for 5th National Convention of OBCA on June 12, 13, and 14 of this year. And also needs volunteers for Grand Humanity Conference (Bishal Sadbhawana Sabha) on June 20 and 21, 2015.

Contact for more info:
Program Coordinator, Yadhu Khatri – 1(817) 441 3443

 

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Bhutanese Blood Drive remain Successful in Texas US

Bhutanese Blood Drive  05/23/2015 - BLYC

Bhutanese Blood Drive
05/23/2015 – BLYC

Fort Worth, TX; 23 May 2015.
Today, May 23, 2015; Saturday the ‘Bhutanese Blood Drive’ was successfully ended which run for more than four hours starting from 10 am. The blood drive was organized in the honor of the earthquake victims in Nepal, by the Bhutanese Legacy Youth Club (BLYC) with the help of American Red Cross in ‘Zone Hall’ of the Altamesa Church of Christ.
About four dozens of volunteer blood donors have participated in the blood drive coordinated by A. K. Rana Sampang – the Vice President of the BLYC and Yadhu Khatri – the Program Coordinator of the club. The blood drive of May 23 was managed by Debbie A. Grover – contact person from American Red Cross and Santa Lama – the President of the club. From the total participants about twenty-five donors successfully donated their life-saving blood to the American Red Cross.
While conducting blood donation the Bhutanese Blood Drive was successful to conduct short ‘Prayer for Nepal’ in the lead of Pastor Tanka B. Darjee from Immanuel Bhutanese Church. It was great moment of honor; many respected persons were present and they donated their valuable gift, the live blood during the drive. The blood drive was honored with the presence and blood donations from Rebecca Martinez ‘Vicke’ – ministry from Altamesa Church of Christ, Patricia Shah from Nepalese community who is organizing ‘Walkathon for Nepal Rise & Shine’, Pastor Rajan Biswa from International Restoration Church, Rajan Biswa and Madan Sinchuri (President and Vice President respectively) from Universal Manav Dharam Texas, Pem D. Lama from Catholic Charities of Fort Worth, Neema Tamang from KLama Enterprise – a Trucking Company, Bhutanese Nepali Singer Tek Dudhraj, Netra Acharya from GBLO Texas, Gopal Biswa from Eternal Life Church, Nim D. Tamang from Hamro Star Entertainment, and Andy Vanlazremtlvanga from Texas Mizo Christian Church. There were other many blood donors from schools, community colleges, and the Bhutanese community in Fort Worth Texas.

Bhutanese Blood Drive

Bhutanese Blood Drive

The facility for the Bhutanese Blood Drive was provided in and/or by the Altamesa Church of Christ with the referral of church ministries Mr. Clint Browning and Dean Low. This was the first Bhutanese Blood Drive organized by Bhutanese community youths resettled in the United States. The president of the BLYC, Santa lama said, “It was our big dream thought since a long time which we couldn’t conduct in past, but today we succeed our dream of helping nation by donating blood”. According to him the blood drive was in respect and remembrance of victims of earthquake in Nepal to honor them with their humanity and make the people aware of such massive disasters.