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India Night and DIY cropped top blouse!

This post is a bit overdue, but better late than never! Like the Taste of Nepal, India Night is held annually at the University of Idaho. Every year this event is organized by the Indian students association and the program is filled with amazing traditional dances, great food and a fun Bollywood dances and this year was no different. This year, I participated in one of the dances and Sonam and Namrata also walked on the fashion show which made the program even more fun for us. I have posted videos of all the performances in order and the credit for all the videos goes to Anirudh Bandari.

Since we weren’t involved in the preparation of the event, we got a chance to dress up. I wore a yellow (my favorite color) sari and my very creatively talented sister Sonam made a blouse for me out of one of the many unworn leggings. The blouse turned out amazing and complemented my sari beautifully. I even managed to get a lot of complements about the sari and blouse.16605_10202393991144304_5738004953103324595_nTo make this cropped top blouse, you need a legging of your choice and a pair of scissors. Make a “U” shaped cut in crotch area using the scissors. Make sure the cut is very small. There are plenty of videos on how to make this top or you can check out this pinterest.1509827_10202394024865147_7193976531292626578_n10274259_10202394022185080_2570799842403119357_n

For those of you who didn’t attend the show, enjoy the pictures and videos!

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Taste of Nepal 2014 Videos

For those of you, who were unable to attend the Taste of Nepal 2014 show, here are all the videos (except Lil dai and Goma bhauju’s dance, I can’t seem to locate it). These videos are courtesy of Dr. Dev Sagar Shrestha. Thank you Dev dai for all the videos. We received excellent comments for the program. Saharsh’s “Gangnam style” dance was a treat and he was definitely the star of the show! Enjoy!
P.S. Ignore my mistakes in the dance, I am quite good at forgetting my steps during the dance. That’s probably why my parents made sure I went into sciences and not in the entertainment business. I will probably post our practice video just to show that I actually knew what I was doing at some point 😉 Also, Happy Valentine day to all. You could celebrate this valentine day making black forest cake for your loved ones.

Taste of Nepal 2014

Every year, Nepalese Student Association of the University of Idaho celebrates Taste of Nepal. Here are some pictures of the Taste of Nepal 2014 event.

Folk Group Dance (Girls) – Aneesha, Jenica, Jasmine, Himadri, Nupur 2014-02-0142014-02-011 2014-02-010

Folk Group Dance (Boys) by Susov, Basu, Bhanu, Ram, Achyut2014-02-026 2014-02-025

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Nepali Cultural Dance Solo by Isabella2014-02-01 18.50.24-004 2014-02-016 2014-02-017 2014-02-018 2014-02-023 2014-02-022 2014-02-021 2014-02-020 2014-02-019Cultural Group Dance by Neelima, Rama, Megha, Anushka2014-02-029 2014-02-030 2014-02-031 2014-02-032 2014-02-033 2014-02-034 2014-02-035 2014-02-037 2014-02-038 2014-02-039 2014-02-045 2014-02-044 2014-02-043 2014-02-042 2014-02-041 2014-02-040 2014-02-046 2014-02-047 2014-02-048

Instrumental Folk Medley by Kedar, Ashish, Manik, Lil Bahadur
Folk-pop song by Ashish with Manik, Lil Bahadur & Kedar on instruments2014-02-049 2014-02-050 2014-02-051 2014-02-052Star of the show: Saharsh2014-02-053 2014-02-056 2014-02-057

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Modern Nepali Group Dance by Namrata, Tshering, Neelima2014-02-01 20.30.16-0022014-02-01 20.30.17-002 2014-02-01 20.30.24-004 2014-02-01 20.30.30-003 2014-02-01 20.30.27-003 2014-02-01 20.30.25-004 2014-02-01 20.30.25-003 2014-02-01 20.30.25-002 2014-02-01 20.30.24-005 2014-02-01 20.34.08-002 2014-02-01 20.34.09-002 2014-02-058 2014-02-059 2014-02-065 2014-02-064 2014-02-063 2014-02-062 2014-02-061 2014-02-060 2014-02-074 2014-02-073  2014-02-067 2014-02-068 2014-02-069 2014-02-070 2014-02-071

Folk Duet Dance by Lil Bahadur & Goma2014-02-088 2014-02-087 2014-02-086 2014-02-085 2014-02-082 2014-02-081 2014-02-079 2014-02-076

Fashion show: Sam and Sonam representing Sherpas. 2014-02-089 2014-02-090 2014-02-095 2014-02-094 2014-02-093 2014-02-092 2014-02-091 2014-02-01 21.38.47-004 2014-02-01 21.14.56-003 2014-02-01 21.27.38-003 2014-02-01 21.24.58-003 2014-02-01 21.22.52-003 2014-02-01 21.22.50-003 Two of my favorite girls. 2014-02-01 20.22.40-003 2014-02-112 2014-02-111 2014-02-110 2014-02-109 2014-02-105 2014-02-096 2014-02-097 2014-02-100 2014-02-101 2014-02-102 2014-02-1052014-02-01 21.38.39

 

 

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