Post Tagged with: "Nepal"

A Nepalese Singer in the Country of Dreams

A Nepalese Singer in the Country of Dreams

Culture, Queens, South Asian August 25, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Sapana Shree sings songs of home at restaurants in Jackson Heights, Vishwanews.com reports.

Candlelight vigil at Diversity Plaza. (Photos by Dipika Shrestha for Voices of NY)

Remembering Nepal’s Earthquake

Environment, Featured Posts, Queens, South Asian April 25, 2017 at 12:44 pm

People gathered in Queens to remember the victims of the earthquake which devastated Nepal two years ago.

A Walk on the Anniversary of the Nepali Earthquake

A Walk on the Anniversary of the Nepali Earthquake

Environment, Manhattan, South Asian April 25, 2016 at 5:10 pm

Nepalis in the New York area walked on a sunny day in downtown Manhattan to mark the one-year anniversary of the Nepal earthquake.

Devastation in Sindhupalchowk, the region of Nepal most heavily damaged by the earthquake (Photo courtesy of Anuz Thapa)

Reflections on the Anniversary of Nepal’s Earthquake

A Nepalese journalist now living in the U.S. reflects on the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Nepal.

(Photo via Everest Times)

Conveying Tradition to Nepalese Kids through Soccer

New York, Queens, South Asian, Sports March 30, 2016 at 3:59 pm

Sherpa Kyidug, a community organization in Queens, is promoting tradition and knowledge among indigenous Sherpa and other Nepalese children through soccer, reports The Everest Times.

IN Jackson Heights after the April 2015 Nepal earthwquake, passersby write notes and prayers for Nepal. Adhikaar was active in collecting donations and fighting for TPS for Nepalese in the U.S. (Photo by Dipika Shrestha for Voices of NY)

Helping Nepalese Immigrants for 11 Years

For the past 11 years, Luna Ranjit has been helping Nepalese immigrants in NYC through the nonprofit organization Adhikaar, which she helped co-found. Now she is moving on, with a strong legacy of accomplishments behind her.

Actors rehearsing for the first "off-Broadway" Nepalese play (Photo by Sahadev Paudel)

First Nepalese Play to Debut Off-Broadway

Environment, Manhattan, South Asian November 24, 2015 at 4:00 pm

A Nepalese play is being staged “off-Broadway” for the first time ever, reports Vishwa Sandesh Weekly.

Nepalese protesting Nov. 17 near the UN against what they say is an unofficial economic blockade by India against Nepal. (Photo by Anuz Thapa for Voices of NY)

Nepalese in NYC Protest Against India

Featured Posts, New York, South Asian, Voices' Picks November 18, 2015 at 5:57 pm

Nepalese in NYC protested near the UN against what they say is an unofficial economic blockade by India. Fuel and medicines are in short supply in the landlocked country, which is still recovering from the devastating earthquake of last April.

Devanki Pandey with one of her sons (Photo by Anuz Thapa for Voices of NY)

Celebrating Dashain in Queens

Culture, Featured Posts, Queens, South Asian, Voices' Picks October 28, 2015 at 12:45 pm

The Nepali festival of Dashain was marked at a celebration sponsored by the advocacy group Adhikaar in Queens.

Nepalese Traditional Attire Gets a Makeover

Nepalese Traditional Attire Gets a Makeover

Culture, Queens, South Asian, Traditions October 9, 2015 at 5:13 pm

The Chupa, a traditional form of clothing for the religious celebration of the birth of Buddha, gets a makeover both comfortable and reflective of tradition, reports Open City.

Send Money Through ‘Payo’

Send Money Through ‘Payo’

Business, South Asian September 28, 2015 at 2:53 pm

A student at LaGuardia Community College has developed an app for Nepalis to send money home, reports Everest Times.

At the Rubin Museum's block party July 17 (Photos by Dipika Shrestha for Voices of NY)

Celebrating Nepal’s Monsoon Season

Culture, Manhattan, South Asian July 18, 2016 at 4:28 pm

The monsoon season in Nepal was celebrated with a block party in front of the Rubin Museum on West 17th Street.

Nepali gathering in Jackson Heights at Diversity Plaza following the earthquakes in Nepal in April. (Photo by Christina Schreil via Queens Chronicle)

Protected Status Granted for Nepali Here

East Asian, Environment, Immigration, Queens June 25, 2015 at 1:22 pm

Nepali in the U.S. can receive temporary protected status that allows them to remain in the U.S. for a period of 18 months.

Nepalese in NYC: Reacting to the Devastation

Nepalese in NYC: Reacting to the Devastation

Nepalese in New York reacted to news of a devastating earthquake that killed and injured thousands.

(Photo via Khasokhas)

Nepalese Worship the Sun God – with Some Improvising

Culture, Metro Area, South Asian November 14, 2014 at 3:45 pm

In the absence of holy water, Nepalese made do when celebrating the festival of Chhath, reports Khasokhas.