Kathmandu, Oct 5: A Badashain programme was organised Saturday in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, on the occasion of the Dashain festival, the greatest festival of Nepali Hindu community.
Tika reception and giving programme, singing and dancing and other various cultural programmes were held during the Dashain celebrations arranged by the Non Resident Nepal Association (NRNA), Sweden and Help Nepal Network at the local Mandarin Paradise Restaurant.
The Dashain celebrations began with a welcome speech by NRNA Sweden President Shikha Acharya. On the occasion, Sweden Nepal Friendship Association Chairperson Dr Katak Malla, Help Nepal Vice Chair Bikash Shakya, Nepal Mandal’s Subash Adhikari and NRNA Sweden former vice chair Dr Brijesh Mainali extended the Dashain best wishes to the participants of programme, the Association said.
The senior most participants Shiromani Upadhyay and Bina Upadhyay gave Tika and blessings to others.