Grand Opening Ceremony of the 30th ANA Convention 2012

The grand opening ceremony of the 30th ANA Convention took place at Hilton Anatole Dallas on Saturday, June 30, 2012. The ceremony began with a parade showcasing various ethnic Nepali dresses, living goddess Kumari, pancha kanya and other Hindu deities like Shiva, Ram, Sita, Laxman, Hanuman and so on. Various local organizations like NCSC, Dallas Everest Lions Club, PCD Dallas, DFW Bhutanese Society, etc participated in the parade that ended in Trinity Hall with cultural performances and remarks about the 30th ANA Convention from various distinguished guests.

Photos by Anoj KC, Mukunda KC and Rita Phuyal/

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