Thursday, April 2, 2009

Join Denver's Bhutanese refugee community for
Bhutanese & Nepalese
New Year Celebrations
Sunday, April 5th--4:00 pm

New Covenant Christian Church
825 Ivanhoe St.
Denver, CO 80220
Chief Guest : Paul Stein, Director, Colorado Refugee Services Program

This event commemorates the Bhutanese new year with exciting cultural programs, folk dances and authentic Bhutanese food.

The dance dramas are common traditional features usually accompanied by traditional music. Energetic dancers, wearing colourful face masks and stylized costumes, depict heroes, demons, death heads, animals, gods, and caricatures of common people. The dance performances preserve ancient folk and religious customs.

1 comment:

Bhasu said...

Hi there,

I am helping the coordination a tutoring program for children of Bhutanese refugees.

We have currently 14 volunteers tutoring/mentoring 18 children and are growing.

I came across your website and thought I should leave a comment.

We tutors could use help in the form of guidance, suggestions, etc.

Please check out our experiences/lessons-learned and stories at