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Deepawali celebrated in New Foundland

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Deepawali celebrated in New Foundland
Bridget Foster, the executive director of the Associations of New Canadians, receives khada during the program. Photo: Yadap Neupaney/BNS
Bridget Foster, the executive director of the Associations of New Canadians, receives khada during the program. Photo: Yadap Neupaney/BNS

Bhutanese resettled in New Foundland and Labrador celebrated Deepawali on Novemeber 14 by organizing special cultural program in St.John’s language school.

The invitees were from different agencies like the New Canadian settlement agency, teachers of language school. Frank, the principal of language school, was received and greeted as special guest by Passang Tamang. Another guest, Bridget Foster, the executive director of the Associations of New Canadians was welcomed with khada.

Speaking at the program Bridget remarked, “The Bhutanese people are generous and wonderful.”

Various delicacies of the Bhutanese traditional food were served in the program.

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