Nepali New Year 2070 Party on April 27th 2013

On behalf of the NNS Organizing committee, we would like to invite you to the Nepali New Year’s Event on 27th of April 2013 at Bellevue University (Bellevue, NE). All performances MUST be registered before April 15th. No performances are accepted after the due date or during the event.

Interested Performers, Please Contact:
Ayush Panta 402.517.1127 ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )
Ajit Adhikari 563.505.6674
Bimal Adhikari 402.880.8578


Ticket Price: $5 (10 and Under: Free)

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Date: Saturday night, 6pm, April 27th, 2013
Location: Bellevue University Student center and Criss Auditorium

 Nepali Kalakar

gauri malla nalina

dipesh-kishor-bhattarai

 
1st Day of NNS Hoops Day 2013

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What an Exciting Day! NNS Board would to thank you all for coming and supporting the “NNS HOOPS DAY” We started at 3 pm with Seven Teams and ended with Four Teams at 10:30 pm. The excitement does not stop here. The Best four teams will fight for the place in the final on Sunday at 10 am. Schedule for Semi-Final, Final and the result From Saturday’s game are below.

Sunday: March 24th
1st Semi Final: 10:00 am -11:00am Dunkin Hanuman Vs Wichita
2nd Semi –Final: 11:15am - 12:15 pm Colorado Vs Himalayan Hoops (Dallas)

12:30pm- 1:30 pm: 3 Pointers
2:00pm-3:00pm: FINAL
3:00pm -3:30pm: Prize Distribution
4:00pm: Refreshments

Saturday’s Result:
3:00 pm -3:50 pm- Colorado (40) v/s Minnesota (29)
4:00 pm -4:50 pm- Dunkin Hanuman (56) v/s Himalayan Hoops (53)
5:00 pm- 5:50pm- Nebraska (21) v/s Killa (32)
6:00 pm – 6:50 pm Colorado (36) v/s Wichita (34)
7:00pm – 7: 50 pm Nebraska (38) v/s Dunkin Hanuman (54)
8:00 pm – 8:50pm Wichita (44) v/s Minnesota (37)
9:00 pm – 9:50 pm Killa (26) v/s Himalayan Hoops (67)

 
2nd Day of NNS Hoops Day 2013

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The Excitement continued from previous day and Sunday’s games were exception. The First Semi-Final Game was between Dunkin Hanuman (DH) Vs Wichita , even though DH only had just Five players in the team they showed real character and took the game to overtime. In Regular time the score was tied at 37 but Wichita turn around the game and Beat DH by just 2 basket. The Total Score was DH 43; Wichita 45. This game had everything you look forward in a tight Semi-Final Match: We see a lot of passion, determination, Team co-ordination, supporters on their feet and so on….

The second Semi-Final Match was between Himalayan Hoops Dallas Vs Colorado and what a cracker of a game this was too. Intensity was at the max, even there was a lot of passion and intensity, the # of fouls committed was comparably low. Both the team showed really a good team spirit but Colorado came on top to win this one by 8 baskets. The total score was Colorado 45; Himalayan Hoops 37.

Right before the final, Binay Regmi organized the free throw competition and it was fill with fun and laughter.

The much awaited Final was between Colorado and Wichita, the previous game between these two was a buzzer beater. The final shot from Colorado decided the outcome in that match and everyone was hoping for the same in this one. The final between these two team was very tight, both teams showed aggression, passion, determination & willingness to outscore the opponent. The first half ended with Wichita scoring 20 & Colorado was on top with 28 points. The second half started the same as the first half, Colorado was on top for a brief moment, Wichita came back with couple of points. After a while the game change when Sharad Robertson who was outstanding the whole tournament took matter into his own hands and started scoring freely. Once Sharad started scoring it was a one way traffic. It seemed as though Wichita gave up in 2nd half, they seemed tired. The number of players in Colorado was 12 compared to 7 for Wichita. Numbers does matter when it’s a 2 day event, more players you have less tired your team going to be. The decision making process becomes harder when the team is tired and team Wichita was showing that at the end of 2nd half. The final score was Colorado 52; Wichita 41.

No matter what the circumstances were, Colorado were the BEST team and they deserved to be champion. Sharad Robertson won the MVP two years in a row, remember the name, :”Sharad Robertson” # 5. He and Team Colorado will be back next year to Win this Tournament Again! Let's see who will try to stop them...

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Prize Distribution: Tara Pokharel (Life-Time Trustee); Gyanendra B Chettry (Founder); Sunil Acharaya (Trustee); Bimal Adhikari (President); Ujjwol Satyal (Sports Co-ordinator); Ayush Panta (General Secreetary).

A big thank you to all the Sponsors, Volunteers and supporters who made this event a Grand Success.

Some Quotes from the Team

“ It was a wonderful event ujjwol dai... thank you so much for such a great organization....We definitely hope to see u next year....”
Arpan gauchan : Team Wichita

“Thank you and everyone from Omaha for hosting another successful, well-run event. We definitely look forward to seeing you all again next year!”
Rasheeb : Dunkin Hanuman

“Thank you. It was very good. Very well organized. We will see you next year. “

Pasang : Team Colorado

 
Message from the President 2012-2014

Dear Respected NNS members,

     I am honored and humbled to begin as president of  Nebraska Nepalese Society (NNS). Thank you all for giving me an opportunity to serve our community. I would like to unite, extend strong brotherhood, as well as peace and harmony within our community. I am expecting all the support I need to lead the NNS and bring it to a newer height of prosperity. I will never forget the aspiration and my responsibility to the community.



     As we move on, my team and I will do our best to respect every member of the community and honor your ability to make the desired change in the society. In the meantime, you will see some structural changes in the organization, which will bring the society to a different level. When we initiate important work, We will always keep in mind that we will work together to prosper our cultural heritage, Nepalese identity and social harmony in the society.


     Furthermore, I heartily like to thank and acknowledge all NNS members, former executives, Volunteers and NNS founders who have been a part of the society for over 11 years.


     Finally, I request you all to join with me renewing your commitment to serve this great community with love and respect which will bring us together on the same platform: unite our community, and bring us peace and harmony. With your valuable help, support and suggestions we will continue to shine on the days to come with the way the vision that our founding members have envisioned and the extra value that past executives have added  every year to bring the society in to new height.  


Thank You,
Bimal Adhikari

NNS President

(2012/2014)

 
NNS fundraising Program

NNS is having a fundraiser on Jan 12 2013 from 12:00 - 2:00PM CST
Location: Tandoori Fusion (2537 South 175th Street Omaha, NE 68130)

Free Lunch will be provided with $50.00 donation which will benefit Help Nepal charity organization in Nepal. We are encouraging as many people as possible to come out and enjoy their awesome India and Nepali Foods.

 
NNS Annual General Meeting

Dear Community Members, You are invited to the Annual General Meeting which is to be held on Sunday, 10 February 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Bellevue West University.

We would really appreciate if you can attend the NNS General Meeting. Your comments/concerns are highly valuable to us and we would definitely consider the suggestions you bring as we move ahead with our agendas.

Date: February 10, 2013 (Sunday)
Time: 1 pm to 5 pm
Venue: Bellevue West (2810 North 118th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68164 )

Room: 930

 
NNS Shivaratri Puja and Bhajan

All Members

Special Shivaratri Puja and Bhajan will be performed on Saturday, 9th 2013. You and your friends are cordially invited to participate in Bhajan programmer and obtain the blessings from Lord Shiva. 

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Location:- 11233 Decatur Plaza Omaha, NE 68154  (Vanderbilt Apartments)
Date:- March 9th 2013
Time:- 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

 
Saraswati Puja

NNS cordially invites you to puja of Saraswati Mata
( goddess of wisdom and art).

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Hope to see you all at the event!

Where:-The Hindu Temple ( 13010 Arbor St, Omaha NE. 68144)
When:- Feb 14th, 6:00 PM ( We understand it is Valentine’s day. Nepali calendar marks Feb 15th as Basanta Panchami, but the priests at the temple suggested that Feb 14th evening is auspicious time for the puja)


We are looking for volunteers for Prasad. Please contact Sami Vasistha at 402-350-9397 if you are willing to contribute prasad for the event.

 
LAXMI PRASAD JAYATNTI and POEM COMPETITION

Location: The Heights Apartment Clubhouse, 120th and Dodge ( Southeast corner)
Date: November 10th 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
 
Please come join us to commemorate the birthday of one of the greatest poet of Nepal, Laxmi Prasad Devkota.   Poem competition will be held at the program ( Kids category and Adult Category) with lucrative prizes!! A non-competitive round will be held as well where individuals can recite their ( or someone else’s) poem.
An informal “Chiya Paan Samaroha” is part of the celebration too.
Don’t miss out on the fun event!
If you would like to participate ( Competitive or Non Competitive) please contact Resham Thapa at  402-350-9894

 
NNS Badminton Tournament 2012

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Congratulation winners of NNS Badminton Tournament in Mixed Double and Kids Single Events:

Mens Single:
1. Sanjay Shrestha   (1st place)
2. Bikash Shrestha   (2nd place)
3. Suraj Shrestha     (3rd place)

Mens Double:
1. Bikash Shrestha/Abhishek Shrestha (1st place)
2. Sanjay Shrestha/Suraj Shrestha  (2nd place)
3. Jiban Giri/Subarna Khanal (3rd place)

Womens Single:
1. Manisha Maharjan (1st place)
2. Dipta Rai (2nd place)

Mixed Double:
1. Saugat Shrestha/Binisha Maharjan   (1st place)
2. Tara Pokharel/ Ranjana Shrestha      (2nd place)
3. Suraj Shrestha/Manisha Maharjan     (3rd place)

Kids Single:
1. Saugat Shrestha   (1st place)
2. Binisha Maharjan  (2nd place)
3. Swarup Kunwor    (3rd place)
 

 
This is for all the creative kids out there!!!

Creative Kids

If you like to paint/draw/sketch or know someone who does, your creation could feature on the cover page of the NNS NEWSLETTER. The winner will also receive a special prize!!!
All you need to do is create your own interpretation of "Dashain Tihar" and email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Age criteria- 15 and under
Submission Deadline-October 15th.

 
NNS Table Tennis Tournament 2012 News..

NNS Table Tennis Tournament 2012

24 September 2012, Nebraska Nepalese Society (NNS) has successfully organized yet another fund raising sports event in 2012. This time it was everyone’s favourite-Ping pong tournament, which was the fourth sporting event, after soccer, organized by NNS in the year 2012. This event was organized in a league-cum-knockout format on 16th and 23rd September 2012. Altogether 18 players participated for both singles and doubles event, and were divided into 2 groups. The venues for the initial league games were provided to NNS, courtesy of Mr. Binay Regmi and Mr. Surendra Acharya. After a grueling round of league games played on 16th September, four players for singles’ and 4 teams for doubles’ events were selected from each group.

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Teej Celebration 2012

Teej Celebration 2012

Red was in the air, and red all over, as red was the theme for the nite. Nepalese in Nebraska must have found themselves lucky to observe scores of gorgeous ladies donned in red sarees, under a single roof. This event was non other than our very own “Dar Party 2012” organized by Nebraska Nepalese Society (NNS). The culture of consuming Dar, is a long established hindu tradition which dates back centuries, and is generally celebrated in the eve of Teej, a religious and greatest festival for hindu women, who endures a day long fasting for the longevity of their husband.

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NNS Picnic and Golf Tournament 2012 News

NNS Picnic 2012

Nebraska Nepalese Society organized its annual picnic on Saturday, August 11th at the Lake Manawa. The fun event, which is free to the community members, is a means of expressing our gratitude to our volunteers, supporters and well-wishers for their continued endorsement of Nebraska Nepalese Society’s activities.

There was a galore of fun activities for all ages to enjoy in the beautiful weather. While the kids were engrossed in the various games, competitions and face-painting, the adults enjoyed volleyball, soccer, and few couple’s games. Not to forget, there was plenty of food including delicious chicken barbeque for the attendees.

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