A series program was conducted in Washington DC to promote Nepal Tourism Year 2011, and culture and tradition of Nepal. The Embassy of Nepal in coordination with Passport-DC, America Nepal Society, Washington Nepal Forum and Nepali organizations based in Washington DC organized it.
The show was organized on May 1st at the Nepali’s ambassador’s residence which attracted more than 2100 American participants.
The visitors were welcomed and informed about Nepali culture, music, handicraft, food and Nepal Tourism Year 2011 and encouraged them to visit Nepal. They were treated to different Nepali cuisines and folk music. Various organizations and embassy staff volunteered the show ‘Nepal Embassy Open House’.
Similarly the ambassador of Nepal to the US Shankar Sharma inaugurated another Nepali cultural program on May 9 at Greenberg Theatre, American University. It was organized by the embassy of Nepal in coordination with Cultural Tourism DC and Nepali community organizations based in the greater Washington DC area.