Choisissez la langue

New Year Celebration and Welcome Program

Montreal, April 18, 2015: Joyous event Nepali New Year 2072 BS was celebrated by Nepalese residing in Quebec, Canada. A grand party was organized by ANQ at "Ganesh Party Palace", 300 Marcel Laurin, Montreal.

Nepali New Year 2072

Waving goodbye to 2071 BS, ANQ members, friends and guests from many cities of Canada participated in the party and shared their best wishes. This time very special guests were present in the event: newly appointed Nepalese ambassador to Canada His Excellency Kali Prasad Pokhrel with his family and embassy employees; Mr Bernard Voyer, new appointed honorary Nepalese consul for Quebec with his spouse Nathalie. Further, there was a gracious presence of Anil Thapa, President of NRN Canada.

The program officially started with Nepali and Canadian national anthem as usual. ANQ President Mr. Muga Rajbhandari and NRN President Mr. Anil Thapa welcomed the special guests and honored them with khada. Welcoming the guests Mr. Rajbhandari highlighted the major activities of ANQ like blood donation, supporting different organizations in Nepal, and most importantly uniting all the Nepalese in Quebec. After greeting happy new year, NRN President Mr. Anil Thapa highlighted the activities of NRN Canada. As this year there is election, he appealed to renew NRN membership and be actively involved in NRN activities. ANQ Advisor Dr. Hemant Paudel highlighted the achievements and contribution by honorary consul Mr Voyer.

Ambassador and Consul

Nepalese ambassador his Excellency Kali Prasad Pokhrel greeted the audience with best wishes. He started with the fact that Nepali calendar is approximately 56 years ahead of Gregorian calendar. He then highlighted the various programs that Embassy is doing or going to do. He appealed all the Nepalese who have not got machine readable passport (MRP), to contact the Embassy and get it done sooner. Honorary consul Mr. Voyer expressed his great pleasure to be among Nepalese as he has been to Nepal and also has been to Mt. Everest. Is said Nepal may be tiny country in the world map but it is tallest country in the world! He expressed his willingness to become a member of ANQ and work closely with it.

Cultural program was the major event of the evening which was hosted by Samira Khanal and Yubaraj Bhandari. It began with group dance of Samya KC, Aarsi Basnet, Arya Parajuli, and Ayushi Parajuli young dancing enthusiasts loaded with traditional Nepali dress. Then came veteran dancer Mina Gurung with a Nepali Song. Little singers duo Anjeela and Aakriti Budha Magar san a beautiful song Jar of Hearts. As usual Isha Rajbhandari and Sophie Maharjan presented wonderful dance. Young talent Regal Khanal sang a song called “mero manko bhavana”. Young and pretty Muskarin Khanal danced on “chaubandi ma patuki”. Another dancing enthusiast Sabina Boutet performed dance on “jau jau relaimaa”. Seasoned singer Shanker Khadka and Yubaraj Bhandari entertained the audience with their songs. It was wonderful to see dance by Surendra Upreti who came all the way from Ottawa.

Event management team Prajwal Sainju, Anuj Khanal and Deep Nandan Achhami organized everything needed for the event. Backstage arrangements including sounds system were managed and handled by young members –Babin Maharjan and Patrick Baral. Photos were taken by Anuj Khanal.

We would like to thank all participants, volunteers who really worked hard to make the event successful.

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2072 BS to all our members, guests, friends and families !

Add comment


Security code
Refresh

2017 News & Events

The Fourteenth AGM and Executive Committee Election

20.11.2017

Montreal, Saturday, November 18, 2017 ANQ concluded its fourteenth Annual General Meeting (AGM) o
ANQ Deusi Bhailo 2074 Concluded

23.10.2017

Montreal, Saturday, October 21, 2017 Nepalese residing in Montreal celebrated one of the greatest
ANQ Dashain Celebration 2074

10.10.2017

Montreal, Saturday, September 30, 2017 Dashain is the most auspicious and longest festival in Nep
ANQ Mini Marathon 2017

16.09.2017

ANQ has organized its fifth Mini Marathon at Jarry Park on September 16, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. The wea
Haritalika Teej Celebration 2074

04.09.2017

Montreal, August 19, 2017 Like every year, ANQ Haritalika Teej was celebrated with grand success
ANQ Summer Picnic 2017

10.07.2017

Montreal, July 8, 2016 ANQ organized a summer picnic on Saturday, July 8th 2017 at Mount Royal Pa
Nepali New Year 2074 Celebrated

20.04.2017

Montreal, Saturday, April 15, 2017 Nepalese family and friends from Montreal and surroundings joi
ANQ Skating Event 2017

20.03.2017

Montreal, Saturday, March 12, 2017 ANQ would like to thank all the families for their active part
ANQ Membership Renewal 2017

30.01.2017

Like every year all we need to renew ANQ annual membership for the year 2017. Therefore, we would

2016 News & Events

ANQ 13th Annual General Meeting Concluded

21.11.2016

Montreal, Saturday, November 19, 2016 ANQ concluded its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 19th Nove
ANQ Deusi Bhailo 2016

17.11.2016

Montreal, Saturday, October 29, 2016 Nepalese residing in Montreal celebrated one of the greatest
One Day Meditation Camp

17.11.2016

Rawdon, Saturday, October 22, 2016 ANQ organized the one day meditation camp on 22nd October 2016
Vijaya Dashami 2073 Celebrated in Montreal

17.11.2016

Montreal, October 15, 2016 Continuing the Nepali tradition, ANQ members, friends & families
ANQ Mini Marathon 2016

11.09.2016

ANQ has organized its fourth Mini Marathon at Jarry Park on September 10, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. The we
Haritalika Teej Celebration in Montreal

05.09.2016

    Montreal, September 3, 2016   Another successful Teej celebration event was organized b
9th NRNA Canada AGM in Montreal: A Grand Success

05.09.2016

  Montreal, August 6, 2016   NRNA Canada recently concluded its’ “9th Annual General Meet
Summer Picnic 2016

02.08.2016

Montreal, July 23, 2016 ANQ organized a summer picnic on Saturday, July 23rd 2016 at Jarry Park,
Embassy of Nepal Felicitates Mt. Everest Summiteers in Montreal

30.05.2016

Montreal, Sunday, May 15, 2016 For the first time, the Embassy of Nepal, Ottawa organized a Nepal
ANQ Yogadhyan Meditation

24.04.2016

Montreal, Sunday, April 24, 2016 Association of Nepalese in Quebec, Yogadhyan team has been offerin
Nepalese New Year 2073 Celebrated in Montreal

18.04.2016

Saturday April 16, 2016 Nepalese family and friends from Montreal and surroundings joined together
ANQ Cultural Show to Support Nepal-Mandala

21.03.2016

Montreal, Friday, March 18, 2016 ANQ organized a successful Nepalese cultural show at University
Free income tax filing service for ANQ members

11.02.2016

We are pleased to inform you that like in previous years ANQ will be offering free income tax fili

2015 News & Events

The twelfth AGM & New Executive Committee

29.11.2015

The twelfth annual general meeting (AGM) of ANQ was held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 300 Marce
ANQ Deusi Bhailo 2015 in Montreal

14.11.2015

November 14, 2015, Montreal, Nepalese residing in Quebec, Canada celebrated one of the greatest Nepa
Vijaya Dashami 2072 Celebrated in Montreal

24.10.2015

Vijaya Dashami 2072 was celebrated with a cultural program in Montreal. ANQ members, many dressed i
Teej 2015

12.09.2015

Like every year, Haritalika Teej was celebrated with enthusiasm on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at
ANQ Mini Marathon 2015

23.08.2015

August 22, 2015, Montreal: As in the past years, ANQ organized a mini marathon at Jarry Park, Montre
Summer Picnic 2015

29.06.2015

Montreal, June 27, 2015: ANQ organized a summer picnic on Saturday, June 27th at Jarry Park, Montr
ANQ Sent Relief fund $25,000 to Nepal’s Earthquake Victims

26.06.2015

Our community in Montreal is tiny but the needs of our quake-stricken homeland are great. Immedia
Blood Donation 2015

15.06.2015

Montreal, June 6, 2015. Every minute, someone needs blood. That blood can only come from a volunteer
Yoga Session conducted at Tams Tams Park

25.05.2015

As appealed by Association of Nepalese in Quebec (ANQ) to all communities, organizations and gener
Candlelight Vigil held in Montreal for Nepal’s Earthquake Victims

24.05.2015

May 23, Montreal, Canada: Association of Nepalese in Quebec (ANQ) organized a candlelight vigil at
La route de soi - screened to help earthquake victims

12.05.2015

Aventuriers Voyageurs and ANQ jointly organized and screened a movie "La route de soi" to support
Public Fundraising to help Nepal's earthquake victims

02.05.2015

May 2, 2015, Montreal: ANQ organized a public fundraising event on May 2, 2015 at various metro stat
ANQ - Earthquake Relief Fund

27.04.2015

Un séisme d’une magnitude de 7.8 a frappé le Népal entre Katmandou et Pokhara ce samedi matin
ANQ prays for all of our friends and family in Nepal

25.04.2015

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal between Kathmandu and Pokhara on Saturday, with dozens of aft
New Year Celebration and Welcome Program

19.04.2015

Montreal, April 18, 2015: Joyous event Nepali New Year 2072 BS was celebrated by Nepalese residing i
Nepali movie show - JHOLA

04.01.2015

  "Why is it that only a woman has to sacrifice her life when a man dies, why can't he do the sa

New Comers Guide

Moving to Canada is an exciting opportunity but also a great challenge

Immigrate to Canada

Apply to visit, study, work or immigrate to Canada

Business in Canada

Information for businesses on starting, financing, taxation and international trade