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NAV Children’s Day: Participants details invited for talent show

27 August 2016

This year NAV’s yearly celebration Children’s day is being celebrated at Coburg Town Hall on 18 September from 11 am to 4 pm.

NAV requests parents of prospective participants on Children’s talent show to contact NAV with following details by 11 September 2016.

  1. Child’s name:
  2. Age:
  3. Talent type (Dance, Song, Music, or any other talent):
  4. Guardian’s name:
  5. Guardian’s phone:
  6. Suburb:

Contact by phone, text or email:

Mr Tara Gaire (NAV Vice President and Children’s day coordinator): 0433175232
Email: taragaire@nav.org.au
Shweta Bohora (Children’s day coordinator): 0430113391

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NAV Expands it’s Advisory Body

22 August 2016

A recently held NAV Executive Committee meeting decided to offer the following members of community NAV advisor position. NAV expressed its gratitude the new advisors for accepting the offer.

Our New Advisors are:

  1. Mr Mohan Rana
  2. Ms Anamika Rai
  3. Ms Laxmi Pokhrel
  4. Mr Shree Pant
  5. Mr Sunil Bhandari
  6. Mr Bhim Neupane
  7. Dr Ugendra Regmi

NAV welcomes all our new advisors.

NAV Advisors (2016-2018)

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NAV Celebrates Teej this year as AECC NAV Teej Mela 2016

22 August 2016

Nepalese Association of Victoria thanks all the participants, volunteers, sponsors and supporters of NAV Teej program 2016  celebrated this year as AECC NAV Teej Mela 2016.  The feedback is that the program was a grand success, which was attended by more than 800 women, which also included Teen age girls and women from other cultural backgrounds, all dressed in traditional Nepali attires.

This was yet another example of collaboration between NAV, NRNA – Nari Nikunj, Neplay Events and various other organizations, with your kind presence and great performance by an imminent singer from

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NAV reverts back to paid membership

14 August 2016

A recent meeting of NAV Executive Committee decided to revert back to paid membership. Last year free membership was promoted to attract members to NAV. This strategy helped NAV to become the largest organization of Nepalese citizens and people of Nepalese origin currently residing in Victoria, Australia. However expense for various support and awareness activities made us go back to paid membership model. The meeting decided a fee of  $ 30 per member per two years.

WHY BE A NAV MEMBER?

  1. NAV will continue to advocate for our community interests, conduct various capacity building activities, promote Nepalese culture in Victoria
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Census 2016: Let’s all of us play our part on 9 August 2016

30 July 2016
Nepalese Association of Victoria met with Australian Bureau of Statistics Officials on 22 July 2016 and has been working closely with the government and other agencies in increasing awareness about the forthcoming census.
ABS officials advised that:
1. It is a law to keep the information confidential. To our question whether such information is shared with other departments e.g. Department of Immigration, the response was no raw data will be shared with any other government departments.
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Nepali community in Victoria celebrates Bhanu Jayanti with Amar Neupane

17 July 2016

Nepali community in Victoria celebrated 203rd Bhanu Jayanti in Melbourne today. The program organized by Sahitya Sangeet Jamghat, a group of passionate Nepali individuals, who have been running monthly program to provide a platform for Nepalese population in Victoria, Australia to present their literary creativity.

This program was attended by Mr Amar Neupane, a well known Nepali writer and winner of prestigious Madan Puraskar. Mr Neupane shared his literary journey and also keenly listened to Nepali poems and songs presented by Victorian Nepalese participants.

Nepalese Association of  Victoria proudly contributed towards meals and refreshment in this program. We also have

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Victorian Nepali Community Unites for a Nepali Centre

24 June 2016

A fundraising dinner  towards building a Nepali Centre in Victoria was agreed as a huge success equally by organizers and participants.  The program was organized tonight by ANMC (Australia Nepal Multicultural Centre).

Nepali Community Centre (Registered as ANMC) is a joint initiative of ANMC, NAV and NRNA Australia (VIC), supported by all Nepalese community organisations and passionate individuals. The sole objective of ANMC is to undertake the responsibility of establishing and operation our own community center.

Mr Ranjan Baidhya, President – ANMC and past president of NAV gave an emphatic illustration of proposed centre and described the execution plan.  Hon

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Expression of Interest (EOI) sought from Photographer for NAV TEEJ MELA 2016

18 June 2016

Nepalese Association of Victoria (NAV) is organising its signature event “TEEJ: Celebrating Womanhood” on 21st August 2016 at the Thornbury Theatre. Approximately 650 ladies dressed up in red, colourful saris and glittering jewellery attended the event at Coburg Town Hall last year. Like previous years, NAV is anticipating the same level of participation this year too. Nepal’s popular folk singer KOMAL OLI is set to headline along with a few local performers on the day of the event.This year NAV Teej Mela is being supported by Nari Nikunj Australia, while the event partner is Neplay Events.

NAV encourages applications

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Nepali Community Centre Fund Raising Dinner

18 June 2016

NAV encourages all its members and well-wishers  to attend and contribute with open arms in the forthcoming Nepali Community Centre fundraising dinner to be held in Brunswick, Melbourne on 24 June 2016.

Nepali Community Centre (Registered as ANMC) is a joint initiative of NAV, NRNA Australia (VIC), supported by all Nepalese community organisations and passionate individuals. The sole objective of ANMC is to undertake the responsibility of establishing and operation our own community center. It will also initiate and enact all necessary formalities to establish the centre. It is very important to clarify that ANMC is not just another

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Expression of Interest (EOI) sought for NAV TEEJ MELA 2016 General Food Stall

16 June 2016  Nepalese Association of Victoria (NAV) is organising its signature event “TEEJ: Celebrating Womanhood” on 21st August 2016 at the Thornbury Theatre. Approximately 650 ladies dressed up in red, colourful saris and glittering jewellery attended the event at Coburg Town Hall last year. Like previous years, NAV is anticipating the same level of participation this year too. Nepal’s popular folk singer KOMAL OLI is set to headline along with a few local performers on the day of the event.This year NAV Teej Mela is being supported by Nari Nikunj Australia, while the event partner is Neplay Events.

NAV is