Bhutanese resettled in different provinces of Canada participated in Canada Day Celebration, Friday.
Canadian Bhutanese of Newfoundland performed dances in the eve of Canada day at confederation Building located in St. John’s city. A group led by Ganga Neopaney presented Nepali folk dance Shangini and Bhutanese student of Holly Heart , Holly Cross, Brother Rice presented Nepali dance Pani Mitho Mero Hajur, Renuka Adhikari reported over telephone .
“This is the first time I participated in Canada Day Celebration”, Dawa Tamang, a newly arrived participant said. “It is important that we preserve our culture through such programs”, he added. Cultural dances from China, Malaysia ,India , Republic of Congo and Ethiopia were presented .
Canadian Bhutanese of Saint John, Newbrunswik also celebrated Canada Day in Saint John uptown . “Bhutanese participants, who were carrying Canadian flag, were seen happy”, Damber Osti , from Saint John said.
Trevor, Minister for Tourism and Parksalso, Minister for Wellness, Culture and Sports shared Canada day cake to all the participants.
Canada Day is celebrated on the first day of July every year.
Reported by Yadap Neupane from Canada for BNS.