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Idaho State University Nepalese Night scheduled Feb. 11 at Pond Student Union

Posted January 30, 2012

Idaho State University Nepalese students will again join forces to present Nepalese Night at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

Event posterThe theme of the sixth annual celebration is "Nepal: A Cultural Enigma," with ISU Nepalese students aiming to provide insight into Nepalese culture and tradition. Organizers will again treat the Pocatello community to authentic food, traditional music, dances and several cultural presentations.

"During the three hours of the event, we will take you across the mountains through the hills into the plains," said Deepesh Poudel, ISU Nepalese club event organizer. "We invite you feel the rhythm of the Himalayas, while we unveil the mysterious Nepalese culture."

ISU Nepali students will prepare authentic Nepali food. The dinner will include pulao, which is white rice with spices; kukhurako masu, chicken curry; papad, spicy crisps; mixed vegetable curry; golvedako achaar, tomato pickle; and gajarko haluwa, carrot pudding. Similar to the previous years, the performances include traditional dances, songs and a fashion show.

Tickets for the night are available at PSUB and Rendezvous Complex beginning Jan. 30. Prices for tickets bought in advance are $7 for students, $8 for ISU faculty and staff, and $9 for general public. Tickets will cost $1 more at the door.

For more information, call Chiranjiwi Bhurtel at (401) 338-8422, Prabin Sapkota at (617) 386-3664, Saroj Aryal at (832)-814-5467, or email

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