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International Student Induction at Nepal Consulate Office

Over 45 international students attended an induction session for newly arrived students to Australia at the Nepal consulate office on Sunday, 17 February.

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Three presentations introduced students to their obligations and dealing with their education provider (by RTO quality and compliance expert, Sudhir Shakya; road and water safety (by civil engineer, Nirajan Gauli), and overseas health cover and dealing with insurance companies (by Raj Sharma).

Non-Resident Nepalese Association (NRNA) Victoria Coordinator, Keshav Kandel, welcomed students and spoke of NRNA Victoria’s commitment to educating international students on their rights, obligations and safety. The program was MC’d by NRNA Secretary, Gautam Lamicahnne, and concluded by Youth Coordinator, Suman Adhikari.

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Chandra Yonzon Attends Gyalpo Losar 2146 (2019)

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, participated at Gyalpo Losar 2146 (2019), organised by Sherpa Association of Victoria, Australia, at Brunswick Cyprus Community Hall on Saturday, 16 February 2019.

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In his address, Consul General Yonzon wished his best to participants and those celebrating, and congratulated organisers on the impressive decorations, cuisine and number of attendees at organisers’ first holding of the event.

Consul General Yonzon said he felt fortunate to start 2019 by celebrating Maghe Sankanti and Loshar, and by celebrating Nepalese culture in Australia. He commended the celebrations’ promotion of cultural diversity, and wished all celebrating and Victoria’s Nepalese and wider community happiness, peace and harmony...

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Consul General Yonzon Attends Damphu Saanjh 2019

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, was honoured to participate in Damphu Saanjh 2019 celebrations of Tamang Lhochhar, Year of Pig 2855, at Preston Town Hall on Saturday, 9 February 2019.

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The celebrations, organised by Tamang Society of Victoria Australia, saw in attendance local government officials and Nepalese and wider community leaders and members. Consul General Yonzon, and the entire Nepal consulate office team, extends to those celebrating immense happiness, prosperity and luck at this special time.

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Chandra Yonzon Celebrates Maghe Sankranti

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, attended Maghe Sankranti at Estonia House on Saturday, 19 January 2019.

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The entire team at the Nepal consulate office expresses its thanks to Magar Samaj Victoria President, Mohan Rana, and the entire MSV team for his organisation of what proved to be a most enjoyable program.

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The annual Maghe Sankranti celebration, organised by Magar Samaj Victoria (MSV), is aimed at protecting and preserving the culture and traditions of the Magar in Victoria.

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Gagan Thapa MP and Consul General Chandra Yonzon Attend Interaction Session

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon चन्द्र योन्जन, along with his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, were delighted to attend an interaction session organised by Nepali Janasampark Samiti Australia on Sunday, 13 January 2019.

Mr Yonzon was delighted to speak alongside the session’s Chief Guest, former Health Minister and Congress Youth Leader, Gagan Thapa MP.

Mr Yonzon praised the great work of Gagan Thapa as Health Minister and presented his best wishes for his future career.

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Nepal Festival Melbourne 2018 Volunteers Appreciation BBQ

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon (चन्द्र योन्जन), was honoured to deliver a speech at a Volunteers Appreciation Program at Coburg Lake on Saturday, 12 January 2019.


The program was held to express appreciation to organisers and volunteers of Nepal Festival Melbourne 2018, which was held in Federation Square on Saturday, 15 December 2018.

Consul General Yonzon commended the tireless efforts of all involved in making Nepal Festival Melbourne 2018 a success, including interstate and overseas guests, artists, Australian and Nepalese government officials, media personnel and participants.

In its 10th year in 2018, the one-day event saw more than 45,000 attend the festival...

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Nepalese Book Launch in Melbourne

Community members were pleased to attended the book launch of author, Biyogi Budathoki’s muktak sangrah (Nepalese poem), Muktak Mallika at Coburg Library on Sunday, 6 January 2019.

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, addressed attendees at the launch, hosted by Sahitik Sangeet Jamghat Australia. He congratulated and wished his best to Mr Budhathoki, and expressed his desire to see more Nepalese literature in Melbourne for all literature lovers. He also acknowledged and appreciated Sahitik Jamghat Australia for the opportunity and for promoting Nepalese literature and language in Victoria since its establishment.

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Chandra Yonzon Attends Yeti FC Gala Dinner and Presentation Night

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, attended Yeti Football Club’s annual gala dinner and presentation night accompanied by his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, at Cyprus Community Hall on Saturday, 5 January 2019.

Mr Yonzon had the honour of distributing certificates to players, and thanked Yeti FC’s players and team for their wonderful work, contributions and tireless efforts.

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Chandra Yonzon Welcomes Paras Khadka to Nepal Consulate Office

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, welcomed Nepalese cricketer and captain of the Nepal national team, Paras Khadka, at the Nepal consulate office in Melbourne on Friday, 28 December 2018.

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Chandra Yonzon Attends DFAT Reception

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon चन्द्रयोन्जन, attended the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) end-of-year reception at the Immigration Museum in Melbourne’s CBD on Wednesday, 12 December 2018.


Mr Yonzon enjoyed networking with Consular Corps colleagues and appreciated the performance by Dhungala Children’s Choir and Short Black Opera Soloist Soprano, Shauntai Batzke.

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