Flamingo group organizes musical night


A Bhutanese musical band ‘FLAMINGO’, in coordination of the Bhutanese Youth Circle in Utah (BYCU), organized a musical night, as part of New Year celebration in a local theatre in Murray near Salt Lake City on January 5.

An artist in the stage performance during the musical night in Utah, United States of America (Picture : Khem Kafle/BNS)

The first musical concert, organized by the Bhutanese community youths in this state, included top African drummer band in Utah presentation, all time English, Nepali and Hindi songs and dance, caricature, jokes, speech and an anti-drug drama  “Paschatap”, informed Hari Subba.

The guest performers from the state of California led by Jiban Subba, President of the Bhutanese Community in California,  also entertained the large audience by their different performances.

The Program also honored 17 people who supported the program  with  $100 to $200 cash  in a Bhutanese Traditional way by offering  Khada.

Prem Gurung, senior member of the society and Advisors of BYCU, chaired the program and other guests present were Gerald Brown and Joe Nahas from state refugee office, former president of the Bhutanese Community of Utah (BCU) Hem Dulal and BCU President Mukti Bhurtel, and Flanagan Patrick, a local school principal.

The Bhutanese Youth Circle in Utah, a non-political, non-profitable organization, on the coordinatorship of Ganesh Gurung, resettled from Timai refugee camp, was initiated in 2012, for the  promotion and acceleration  of youth potentialities working against drugs abuse , HIV AIDS, sexual harassment and school dropout through different awareness  program, one of the founding members Subba told BNS.