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Jeevan Sharma Welcomed at Nepal Consulate Office

Well-known Nepalese singer and songwriter, Jeevan Sharma, was welcomed with a traditional khada shawl and gift by Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, at the Nepal consulate office on Tuesday, 23 April 2019.

Hon. Consul General Yonzon acknowledged Mr Sharma’s contributions to the Nepalese music industry and his efforts in raising awareness of marginalised communities through music.

Mr Sharma’s visit to Australia saw a performance at the Nepal Festival in Adelaide last weekend, and due to popular demand is traveling other states in Australia.

 

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Badri Pangeni, Subodh Gautam and Manash Raj Welcomed at Nepal Consulate Office

Well-known Nepalese singers, Badri Pangeni, Subodh Gautam and Manash Raj, were welcomed with traditional khada shawls by Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, at the Nepal consulate office on Thursday, 18 April 2019.

Consul General Yonzon thanked the RWC team for making the session possible and thanked the singers for their contributions to the music industry.

The artists are in Melbourne to perform in the New Year Dhamaka program at Cyprus Hall on Friday, 19 April.

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Craigieburn Nepalese Community New Year Celebrations

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, along with his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, was honoured to participate in Nepalese new year celebrations organised by Craigieburn Nepalese Community (CNC) Victoria on Sunday, 14 April 2019.


Consul General Yonzon, who attended as Chief Guest, joined over 80 Craigieburn Nepalese community members at the event. In his address, he congratulated the newly elected committee members and wished all a Happy New Year.

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Chandra Yonzon Attends 3rd annual New and Emerging Communities Festival at Belle Vue Park

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, were delighted to attend the 3rd annual New and Emerging Communities Festival at Belle Vue Park, Glenroy on Saturday, 30 March 2019.

The festival was aimed at celebrating and embracing Australia’s multiculturalism, diversity and common values. The festival showcased an opening harmony parade and multicultural performances, children’s activities such as face painting and games, a sports clinic and cultural food stalls.

Addressing attendees, Consul General, Mr Yonzon congratulated organizing committee member, Parsuram Sharma-Luital JP, Help Himalayan Youth Foundation and Bhutanese Community in Australia Inc. for holding such a wonderful event...

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Chandra Yonzon Attends Safety Information Session

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, attended an informative session on road safety, water safety and home/car safety in Glenroy on Saturday, 23 March 2019.The event has been organised by Australia Nepal Public Link (ANPL).

The session was aimed at raising awareness of the importance of road safety, safety in and around water as well as home and car safety. Consul General Yonzon highlighted the importance of raising awareness of such issues following the recent tragic fatalities of Nepalese nationals in such circumstances.

In addition, Consul General commended the work of Australia Nepal Public Link (ANPL) President, Nirajan Gauli, and ANPL team and associated bodies for organising such a great event.

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Heartfelt Condolences

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, along with the entire Nepal consulate office team, express their grief and sadness of the loss of life, hurt and damage caused by the massive storms which hit several southern districts of Nepal, Bara and Parsa on Sunday evening, 30 March 2019.

Heartfelt Condolences

We extend our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families, and encourage community members in Victoria to support the cause of assisting those affected.

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Stakeholder Consultation on Issues Facing Nepalese Students in Australia

CANBERRA – Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, attended a discussion on issues facing Nepalese students in Australia in Canberra on Sunday, 24 March 2019.

Addressing attendees, Consul General Yonzon provided constructive suggestions to assist Nepalese students while studying away from home.

The program was organised by Embassy of Nepal, Canberra, in association with Non-Resident Neplali Association (NRNA) Australia.

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Sagarmatha Cricket Club (SCC) Makes History as First Nepalese Club to Win Premiership

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, along with the entire Nepal consulate office team, would like to congratulate Sagarmatha Cricket Club (SCC) for making history by becoming the first Nepalese club to win a premiership (NMCA Grade D Kemp Shield) in Victoria. This is a moment of pride not only for players, but for the Nepalese community as a whole.

Established in 2013 with 11 players, today SCC has 60 active members – a fantastic achievement. Together, we wish all the best and encourage the bringing together of Victoria’s Nepalese community and the wider community through sportsmanship.

SCC played against Ivanhoe Mavericks in the final of Kemp Shield which was a 2-dayer played on Saturday, 16 and Sunday, 17 March.

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14th NAV Cup Cricket Tournament 2019

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and the entire Nepal consulate office team, thanks and congratulates players, participants and volunteers who contributed to the success of the 14th NAV Cup Cricket Tournament 2019. Special congratulations are extended to this year’s Cup winners, the Narre Kings.

Sport, especially cricket, is a shared passion of Nepalese and Australians alike. It provides a home away from home, and the opportunity for Nepalese to get involved in the community.

We thank and acknowledge Nepalese Association of Victoria (NAV)’s continuous strive in bringing Victoria’s Nepalese and wider communities together through the love of sport and sportsmanship, and congratulate them on organising such a fantastic event.

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Chandra Yonzon speaks with Himalaya TV

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, discusses the current state of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Australia and the need for quality education providers on Himalayan Television’s popular program, ‘Samaya Sandarva’, on a recent visit to Nepal in February Marc

Chandra Yonzon

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