Announcing BC Nepali Sports Day 2016

Dear Community Friends, Brothers and Sisters, It gives us immense pleasure and excitement to announce that we, Nepal Cultural Society of BC [NCSBC] and Himalayan Soccer Club [HIMSOC] have planned to organize a fun filled ~BC Nepali Sports Day~ on Saturday, August 20, 2016 in Surrey, BC. The main objective of the event is to bring out the spirit of participation, sports, fun, friendship and togetherness. Our motto: Live together, play together, healthy forever! We come from a land of active living, our forefathers and some of us have stories…how we walked hours to fetch a pail of water or […]

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Call for Applications for NHCF – NCSBC Joint Scholarship Award 2016

Nepal Heritage Charity Foundation of BC (NHCF) and Nepal Cultural Society of BC (NCSBC) are pleased to announce applications for the NHCF-NCSBC Joint Scholarship Award – 2016. This scholarship will be awarded to talented and deserving students to pursue their post-secondary education in the fall of 2016. 1. Eligibility: The applicant must be from a Nepali immigrant family residing in BC. A Nepali immigrant means anyone who identifies him/herself with Nepali origin through language and ethnicity, irrespective of the last country of residence prior to becoming a resident of Canada. The applicant must have a minimum of 85% in high […]

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Nepali School this Summer in Vancouver

As announced by NCSBC earlier myself and Rosan KC ji are coordinating the summer Nepali School this year. The school will start Saturday 16 July 2016. We will skip July 23 due to the Fusion Festival and continue every Saturday thereafter. In order to run the school in a meaningful way we need to arrange logistics properly. Until we know how many students are coming it is not easy for us.We request you to register your kid by filling out and emailing back the attached registration form no later than Saturday 9 July 2016. We would like to state humbly  […]

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Raising Nepali Community Profile in BC

NCSBC is organizing consultative meetings at various locations in the Lower Mainland. The objectives of these “Townhall” meetings are to discuss how NCSBC can expand and improve its reach to our growing community and what opportunities are there to develop NCSBC into a vibrant, dynamic and inclusive organization that can best serve the interests of the Nepali community in BC. We kindly request you to participate in this consultative process and provide your valuable thoughts and inputs in an effort to build a better and stronger community. If you know someone, new arrival or long time resident, who might not […]

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Get together and Earthquake Update – June 25

We have organized a small get together/interaction program with new Nepali immigrants to BC. Please note the details of the program below: We would like to hear your ideas and suggestions about the reconstruction programs after the earthquake in Nepal. We look forward to seeing you all at the program. Sincerely, BoD, NCSBC Date: Saturday, June 25, 2016 Time: 2:00pm to 5:00pm Venue: City Center Public Library, Room #120 10350 University Drive, Surrey, BC V3T 4B8

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A Nepali Language Partner instructor Position at UBC

There is an opening for a Nepali Language Partner instructor position at UBC. For details about the position and application process, please visit the following webpage: UBC Himalaya Program is now accepting applications for this short-term Adjunct Professor position beginning April 15, 2016. Applications must be submitted by February 26, 2016 as per the instructions on the webpage. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed in March. We encourage all qualified community members to apply. Please direct any questions to

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A Presentation by Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) of Canadian Armed Forces

The DART provided humanitarian relief support to Nepal for about a month following the devastating earthquakes that struck Nepal in April and May last year. Lt. Colonel Ed Izzat, the commanding officer of the Team that visited Nepal, will speak with us about his Team’s visit and experience. It is a unique opportunity for us to hear directly from Lt. Colonel Izzat and appreciate valuable support the DART provided to Nepal at a critical time in the country. Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016 Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Venue: Sport and Leisure Complex Arena, MP #2, Unit #10, 16555 Fraser Hwy, […]

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Update on Earthquake relief

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Another powerful earthquake hit Nepal on May 12, 2015. This time the epicenter was Dolakha of Eastern Nepal. It not only killed several hundred people and injured thousands but also shattered the confidence and hope of people who were slowly recovering from the aftermath of the disaster left behind by the April 25 earthquake. At this time of difficult hour, we have dedicated ourselves to do whatever we can to support Nepal in this difficult time. Here is a summary of what we have done so far since our previous briefing on May 10, 2015. NCSBC has raised about $35,000 […]

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Ten ways quake affected Nepali farm-families could be helped

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The Canadian team at the University of Guelph, Ontario, have developed a plan to help farmers living in the earthquake affected districts of Nepal. The report attached is a brief, essentially 1-page backgrounder followed by 10 detailed tables that explains who farmers can be helped. The team is distributing it widely to encourage agencies and governments to focus on Nepal’s farmers, and they are requesting the international community to provide a small budget dedicated to farmers who are often overlooked in these circumstances – channeled through various community based organizations, NGOs and agencies. Please share with your individual networks, especially […]

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Nepal Shall Rise Again


A quake that struck In a land that’s far Where the earth that shook As in times of war Oh, the Nature’s power Reduced to rubbles The Dharahara Tower And magnificent temples Many a small houses And buildings tall Crumbled and collapsed Crushing helpless souls All that I could do Was watch, horrified With a heart that broke And a mind, terrified The chest that heaved The throat that choked Knees that wobbled And tears that flowed Distressed for the safety Of the loved ones there After many a frantic calls Did I learn, safe they were all But a […]

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Appeal for Nepal Earthquake Relief

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Nepal Cultural Society of BC (NCSBC), the community organization of people of Nepalese origin from across BC, calls upon all individuals and organizations to come together to support those affected by the recent devastating earthquake in Nepal. A massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck Nepal on Saturday, the April 24th, knocking down many historical monuments and temples and taking away the lives of more than 7200 people. The damages in Kathmandu valley and Gorkha district (the epicenter of the quake) in particular have been enormous. The death toll is expected to rise, and many more are expected to be injured […]

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