Adelaide observes Teej


The Bhutanese Australian Association of South Australia (BAASA) organized community ‘Teej Celebration 2014’ in Salisbury Primary School, Salisbury SA on August 24.

Female members of Bhutanese community participated in the event coordinated jointly by Tika Katel, the public officer of BAASA, and other active members including Ganga Adhikari, Jyotshna Karki, Neeru Niroula and Yasoda Samal, stated BAASA in a press statement.

Women celebrate Teej in Adelaide, Australia (Picture courtesy: BAASA)
Women celebrate Teej in Adelaide, Australia
(Picture courtesy: BAASA)

“In flaming red saris, female members of Bhutanese community expressed their happiness through dance to the nostalgic songs related to Teej,” said the stamen.

According to BAASA, the event was a mix of all age groups including male members of the community.

Cultural dances, Teej special songs and Hamro Vesh-Bhusa show became main attractions of the event, which was supported jointly by the Bhutanese Ethnic School, Yuba Sansar, Bhutanese Youth Group, Bhutanese Seniors, Punya Foundation, Bagster Fruits and Veg and Everyday Fresh Fruit and Veg.

Around 500 individuals watched the event, according to BAASA.

Meanwhile, BAASA thanked everyone involved in making this year’s Teej celebration a grand success.