NOA 16th Annual Convention and General Meeting

Dear NOA friends, families, well-wishers and community members, Jwojolapa! Namaste! It is our great pleasure to cordially invite you, your friends and families to attend the Newah Organization of America's upcoming 16th Annual National Convention and General Meeting in the Washington, DC. Please mark your calendar for Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 27, 2017 for our traditional annual gathering.   We will have a very informative presentations on the NOA convention theme by a special invited keynote speaker and a panel of presentation by the well-known Newah Scholars/Researchers. There will be a vibrant culture shows includes NOALC student, talented local… Readmore

March 14th, 2017

Kayeta Puja – Sunday – July – 9 – 2017

Dear NOA Founding Members, Advisor & Past President,  Jwojolappa!! Namaste!!   Newah Organization of America (NOA) is pleased to inform that a Group Kayeta Puja (Bratabandha) Ceremony is being organized in Washington DC Metropolitan area on Sunday, July 9, 2017. Kayeta Puja is a unique and very important religious ceremony in the life of young men milestone, it is considered the spiritual ceremony at beginning of manhood. Renowned Newah priest and scholar Mr. Basav Rajopadhyay will perform Kayeta Puja rituals.   NOA have been organizing a different Newah’s religious, cultural and ritual events to serve and facilitate our increase number… Readmore

February 16th, 2017

NOA’s Traditonal Newah Music and Dance Class Open House.

Newah Organization of America (NOA) appreciated for your support and all the participants for coming together to support the Newah Traditional Dance and Music Class Open House held on Sunday, January 29, 2017 with a joint collaboration with Nritya Mandap established by renowned Dancer & Choreographer Mr. Yagya Man Shakya. NOA hope that this attempt will help our kids to learn about our musical instruments and traditional dances and assist in our endeavor to preserve and educate our rich culture and heritage to our future generation. The next class will be held next week at the following address: Address: 2307… Readmore

January 31st, 2017

Newah Traditional Dance & Music Class.

Dear Parents and Community Members, Jojolapa! Namaste!! Newah Organization of America Language Class (NOALC) is glad to announce an Open House of the Newah traditional Dance & Music Class in joint collaboration with Nritya Mandap established by renowned Dancer & Choreographer Mr. Yagya Man Shakya. Date: Sunday, January 29, 2017 Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Venue: Windsor Green Community Center, 7474 Frankfurt Drive, Greenbelt, Maryland 20770. Newah Organization of America (NOA) is dedicated to preserve and promote our native language and cultural heritage and hope this program will help our kids to learn about our musical instruments and traditional… Readmore

January 20th, 2017

Sri Swasthani Brata Samapan (Closing Ceremony).

Please Join for a Sri Swasthani Brata Samapan Ritual Performance Dear NOA friends, Families, Well Wishers and Community Members: The Newah Organization of America (NOA) cordially invites you to a unique cultural and religious event, the Sri Swasthani Brata Samapan (Closing Ceremony) in the greater Baltimore–Washington Metropolitan area. This exciting puja is being performed by renowned Newah Priest and scholar Mr. Basav Rajopadhyay, in the traditional way like in Salinadi of Sankhu, Nepal. Event detail is below: Date: Friday, February 10, 2017 Time: 12:00 – 4:00 PM (arrive at 11:30 a.m) Venue: The Hindu Temple of Metropolitan Washington 10001 Riggs… Readmore

January 20th, 2017

Nepal’s first animated movie -The Legend of Shankhadhar

It is our great pleasure to announce that Newa Organization of America presents Nepal's first animated movie " The Legend of Shankhadhar" for the USA. शंखधरया बाखं" (The Legend of Shankhadhar) - the first animated feature film in Nepalbhasha and Nepali language with English subtitles, is a biopic on Shankhadhar Shakhwa, an ordinary merchant from Kathmandu who cleared everyone's debt and started Nepal's original era, Nepal Sambat, on 20th October 879 AD. The movie will be released for public viewing in the U.K. and USA on the same day. As scheduled, NOA is screening the premier of this movie (in… Readmore

November 5th, 2016

Nepal Sambat 1137 Celebration

Dear NOA Friends, Well Wishers and Community Members, नेपाल संबत् ११३ ७ न्हूदंया लसताय् दुनुगलंनिसें भिंतुना देछाना च्वना !!! नेपाल सम्बत ११३७ को सबैलाई मंगलमय शुभकामना !!! Wishing you all a Happy Nepalese New Year NS 1137!!! Newah Organization of America (NOA) cordially invite you to join with your family and friends to attend this year’s Nepal Sambat 1137 (the National Era of Nepal) Celebration commemorating our national hero Shankhadhar Sakhwa. The celebration will start with a traditional “SUKUNDA” rally. Nepal Sambat is an indigenous Nepalese creation with it own legend and a unique calendar named after our country. Nepal… Readmore

October 17th, 2016

Music video release of “The Legend of Shankhadhar : शंखधरया बाखं”

Dear NOA Friends, Family and Community Members:   Jwojolapa! Namaste! Newah Organization of America (NOA) cordially invites you to join us to listen and watch together music video release of movie called “The Legend of Shankhadhar”. The music video will be relaeased in Washington DC, London, and Nepal in the same day. The movie "ShankhadharYaa Baakha:" (The Legend of Shankhadhar) will be the first animated feature film of Nepal and will be in Nepalbhasha and Nepali languages with English subtitles. Please click below at www.yantrakala.com for more info.   It is a great pride to share this news that NOA… Readmore

August 2nd, 2016

Yenya Punhi (Indra Jatra) Annual Samay Bajee Gathering

Dear NOA Friends, Family and Community Members: Jwojolapa! Hello! NOA is pleased to organize 6th Annual Yenya Punhi (Indra Jatra) Samay Bajee Gathering on Saturday, September 17, 2016 in Washington, DC Metropolitan area. The Newah people are so rich in culture and heritage, and we’re excited to celebrate one great piece of it - let’s get together to be festive and remember our traditions. We cordially invite you, your family, friends, and neighbors to join this special outdoor gathering at the beautiful Black Hill Regional Park. Please come enjoy good company and good food. We’ll have a delicious Samay bajee,… Readmore

July 2nd, 2016

NOA 6th Group Kayeta (Bratabanda) Ceremony in DC area

Dear NOA Friends, Family and Community Members, Jwojolappa!! Namaste!! Newah Organization of America (NOA) is pleased to announce that a Group Kayeta Puja (Bratabandha) Ceremony is being organized in Washington, DC Metropolitan area on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 16126 New Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD 20866, from 10A.M. Kayeta Puja is a unique and very important religious ceremony in the life of young men milestone, it is considered the spiritual ceremony at beginning of manhood. The traditional Kayeta Puja rituals will be performed by renowned Newah priest and scholar Mr. Basav Rajopadhyay. NOA have been organizing a different Newah’s religious,… Readmore

February 25th, 2016

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