A Celebration of Culture, Color, and Tradition!

Welcome to Nepali Jatra: 
A Celebration of Culture, Color, and Tradition!

Culture

Celebration

Tradition

We look forward to celebrating with you in 2024

July 20th Saturday, Roosevelt Park 1-4p

We believe in the power of cultural celebrations to unite communities, preserve traditions, and spread joy. We are dedicated to showcasing the vibrant and diverse culture of Nepal through the grandeur of Jatra, a traditional street festival that has been an integral part of our heritage for centuries.

What to Expect?

Stunning Attires

Nepali Jatra celebrates diverse communities, showcasing their traditional wear and exquisite jewelry. From intricate patterns of the Sherpa's Chuba to vibrant Haku Patashi of the Newar and distinctive dresses of the Gurung, it's a visual feast. Adorned with precious metals and gemstones, the jewelry adds elegance and cultural significance. Immerse yourself in this captivating world of Nepali Jatra, where traditions come alive through stunning attire and jewelry, reflecting the richness of the country's communities.
 

Cultural Performances

Immerse yourself in the rhythmic beats of traditional Nepali music and witness mesmerizing dance forms that reflect the diversity of our country. From a range of dances performed by Sherpas, Newars, and Gurungs, our talented performers captivate audiences with their skill and passion. Experience the rich cultural heritage of Nepal through these captivating dance forms, each carrying its unique story and significance. Let the enchanting melodies and graceful movements transport you to a world of tradition, celebration, and artistic expression.

Arts and Crafts

Step into the vibrant marketplace that showcases the rich artistic heritage of Nepal. Discover a treasure trove of intricately carved wooden handicrafts, beautifully woven textiles, delicate metalwork including singing bowls and metal crafts, and colorful pottery. Immerse yourself in the world of traditional crafts, each piece reflecting the skill and creativity of Nepali artisans. Whether you're seeking unique souvenirs or thoughtful gifts, the marketplace offers a diverse array of choices that embody the cultural essence of Nepal. Embrace the opportunity to bring home a piece of Nepal's artistic legacy and support their craftsmanship.

Gastronomical Delights

Embark on a culinary journey through the flavors of Newari cuisine, renowned for its rich heritage and unique offerings. Indulge in a diverse range of dishes, including the iconic Same Baji platter. This traditional ensemble features a delectable combination of flavors, with beaten rice, spiced potatoes, black soybeans, and more tantalizing elements. Alongside Same Baji, immerse yourself in the subtle sweetness of traditional Newari sweets that will leave you craving for more. Experience the essence of this gastronomic tradition, where each bite is a celebration of the region's rich cultural heritage and the mastery of culinary craftsmanship. Get ready to savor the exquisite flavors and immerse yourself in the delightful world of Newari cuisine, with Same Baji as a centerpiece of the culinary experience.

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