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Celebrating the Majestic Bhanu Jayanti: A Triumph of Culture and Literature

The Bhutanese Canadian Association of Windsor and Essex County (BCA), in collaboration with Aankura Sahitya Chautari, recently hosted a remarkable celebration of Bhanu Jayanti. This grand event, held at the esteemed Nepali Palace restaurant, was a resounding success, bringing together community members and literature enthusiasts to honor the esteemed poet Bhanubhakta Acharya and his remarkable contributions to Nepali language and literature.

The festivities commenced at precisely 12 PM, with the program being graciously hosted by Lekh Poudeyal, Director of Nepali Language & Literature. The chief guest of the event, Bhanu Dhungana, added a touch of distinction to the occasion. In a poignant moment, Bhanu Dhungana paid heartfelt tribute to the legendary Bhanubhakta Acharya, lighting a lamp, and placing a garland upon a photograph of the late poet. His speech was a glimpse into the profound contributions of the “Aadikabi” to the development and enrichment of the Nepali language and literature.

The program continued with spellbinding performances by talented artists. Bala Ram Kafley, Rajen Adhikari, Jaya Humagain, and Ohm Pokharel mesmerized the audience with their “रुहाई” and captivating poetry recitations.

Towards the end of the program, a thought-provoking open floor discussion took place, centered around the vital topic of promoting the Nepali language to the younger generation. Participants engaged in an impassioned exchange of ideas, brainstorming innovative approaches to ensure the preservation and appreciation of the language’s rich heritage within the Bhutanese Canadian community. The open dialogue served as a reminder of the shared responsibility to pass down this cultural treasure to future generations.

The entire event was held at the delightful Nepali Palace restaurant, providing a fitting backdrop for this joyous occasion. BCA extends its sincere appreciation to the restaurant for its unwavering support and warm hospitality. The venue’s ambiance and delicious traditional Nepali delicacies contributed to the overall charm of the celebration, creating an unforgettable experience for all in attendance.

The celebration of Bhanu Jayanti organized by the Bhutanese Canadian Association of Windsor and Essex County (BCA) in collaboration with Aankura Sahitya Chautari was truly a resounding success. The event not only honored the visionary poet Bhanubhakta Acharya but also served as a platform for the community to come together, celebrate their cultural heritage, and explore ways to promote the Nepali language among the younger generation. BCA and Aankura Sahitya Chautari express their heartfelt gratitude to everyone who attended the event and contributed to its success. Such gatherings remind us of the transformative power of literature and language in fostering unity, inspiring creativity, and preserving our cultural roots. As we bid farewell to this memorable celebration, we eagerly await future opportunities to continue our journey of embracing and promoting the beauty of Nepali literature and culture.


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