Albany New York Nepalese Society (ANNS) is an independent and non-profit organization that was established in 2015 to promote and preserve the cultural heritage and connect Nepalese individuals who have similar interests in the Capital Region, NY.
Folk and traditional dances of Nepal: Classical dance of Nepal is related to particular deity or deities described in Hindu or Buddhist mythology. While performing classical dance, the performer wears a special robe, ornaments and holds a special object that signifies the concerned deity. Folk dance of Nepal forms a part of Nepalese indigenous culture. Folk dance is a traditional dance of a particular community of Nepal. While performing a folk dance, the performer wears a traditional costume and makeup typical to the concerned community.
Assorted foods such as Sel Roti, Dried Fermented greens known as gundruk, Lentils, Rice, Vegetables, and porridge are staples of the Nepalese Diet.
Miss Priyanka Thapa
Handmade singing bowls, ethnic jewelry, Nepali clothing.