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St Xavier’s Tihar celebrations to help rebuild Dolakha school

St Xavier’s Tihar celebrations to help rebuild Dolakha school

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The annual St Xavier's College program, Navachitiz Ashaka Kiran, celebrating Dashain and Tihar, was organized on November 7 at the college premises in Maitighar.

Organized by University Solidarity Movement Club and the alumni association of the college, the event drew a large crowd who were kept occupied by different fun activities throughout the day.

Visitors had their pick of various activities like face painting, bingo, rangoli making competition, flash mob, drama, deusi bhailo program, etc. Participants of the rangoli competition had to create rangolis with the theme of nationality and unity. Students of Class 12 'C' won the competition and were awarded dinner coupons. The food stalls were also filled with people who rushed there after all the tiring activities. Meanwhile, musical performances kept many people entertained.

Filmmaker Nischal Basnet, who was one of the chief guests at the event, spoke about his upcoming film and also entertained the crowd of visitors by talking about his filmmaking experiences.

The annual event has always been organized keeping in mind the people in need. However, the organizers also added the themes of unity and cultural diversity for this year's edition. The funds raised from the program this year will go toward helping to rebuild the Shahid Smriti Secondary School in Dolakha which was destroyed by the earthquakes.