Maghe Shakranti observed in UK
Pasa Puchah Guthi UK marked one of the most important traditions from the Newa culture, Ghya-Chaaku Sanlhu, by organising an event at Abbey Estate Association Hall, Alperton, on January 27.
Also known as Maaghe Shankranti, the festival was celebrated with traditional delicacies suchas haamu-gwaaraa (seasame ball), sanyaa (anchovies), samye-baji (beaten rice with soyabean and ginger), chhwoyelaa (meat cuisine) and seasonal vegetables, the guthi said in a statement.
Members of PPGUK community also prepared Yomari (steamed dumplings filled with molasses) at the venue in order to observe the recent festival of Yomari Punhi.
The event was graced by the presence of PPGUK founder member and President of Board of Trustees Mahanta Bahadur Shrestha, founder members Arjun Pradhan and Shashidhar Manandhar, BOT Vice President Kapil Shrestha and BOT member Kumar Shrestha.
Renowned singer Yogeshwor Amatya also made an appearance at the event which concluded with a Bingo played by almost all present at the venue. Nepalnews.com