NEPALESE ASSOCIATION OF UTAH / Nepalese Dance
Sunday, May 19th
2:00 – 2:30 PM
Located in South/Central Asia north of India, Nepal is a beautiful country surrounded by the magnificent Himalayan Mountains. The Nepalese Association of Utah preserves and promotes the centuries old Nepalese culture, tradition and heritage by organizing cultural events like ‘Festival Night’ every year in October in Salt Lake City. Nepalese dances are full of colorful, joyous, and gratifying expressions representing the elegant beauty of Nepal. Nepali Music and Dance is full of mountain’s flavor with it’s unique tune of music. Flute, Madal (Nepali handheld drum), Sarangi (a string instrument) and Murchunga (jaw harp) create distinct Nepali music. Dancers in beautiful traditional Nepali dress demonstrate rich cultural celebration.