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Nepal Ireland Day on 4th September 2016

posted Aug 5, 2016, 4:15 AM by Nepal Ireland Society
The Embassy of Nepal in London, Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Ireland Society are jointly organizing 'Nepal Ireland Day' on 4th September 2016 to mark the 17th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Nepal and Ireland. The event will take place at Farmleigh, Phoenix Park in Dublin. The event will be opened to public from 12 pm to 5 pm.
 
The event will comprise of a cultural programme with performances from both Nepalese and Irish artists. The event will also include a photo exhibition of photographs taken by Irish tourists who travelled to Nepal after the Earthquake that hit the country on 25th April 2015, delicious Nepalese Food Stalls, Nepalese Handicraft Stalls and various other activities and performances.
 
Acting Ambassador at Embassy of Nepal in London, Mr. Tej Bahadur Chhetri, who has been playing a vital role in strengthening the relationship between Nepal and Ireland both at people level and Government level, said, - "Relations between Nepal and Ireland has grown by leaps and bounds in last 17 years. I am fully confident that this relationship is destined to extend rapidly in future for the mutual benefits of both countries. Events like ‘Nepal Ireland Day’ will immensely contribute to this cause.”
 
Nepal Ireland Society has been organizing Nepal Day in Ireland since 2013 with support from Office of Public Works (OPW), Ireland. In connection with Nepal Ireland Day 2016, President of Nepal Ireland Society and Nepal Tourism Board Honorary Public Relation Representative for Ireland- Mr. Deepesh Man Shakya said, - "This year, we are renaming the event as 'Nepal Ireland Day' to celebrate the completion of 17 years of diplomatic relations between Nepal and Ireland. This event will also help in deepening the close connection between the two countries.”
 
Nepal abounds in natural beauty, with the majestic Himalayan range, and is also a land of one of the most unique and richest cultures in the world, thus enthralling and alluring tourists from around the world. Irish people are very keen in mountaineering, and they highly appreciate the art and culture of Nepal. In addition, Ireland has recently lifted its strict travel warning for Nepal. The move has made easier for Irish tourists to go to Nepal without any restrictions.
 
This event is expected to raise the profile of Nepal in Ireland and promote Nepal Tourism by showcasing Nepal's rich heritage and cultural diversity. Nepal Day has always been a colourful and a vibrant event hosted at Farmleigh, one of the historical places in Ireland. Organizers are vowing to create a unique atmosphere on the day to make a lasting impression on more than 10,000 visitors expected on the day.

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