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Four days long Mithila Festival 2021 concluded successfully
- The Mithila Center USA successfully organized the Mithila Festival USA 2021 with Art, Culture and Literature program from 14 to 17 April 2021. This year’s Festival also included celebration of Mithila Folk-King Salhesh Jayanti, New Year 2078 B.S. and JurShital Festival. Several dignitaries of Nepal, India and USA had addressed the opening ceremony of the Festival highlighting importance of Mithila art and culture. H.E. Amrit Rai, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations, H.E. Mr. John Liu, Senator of New York State Senate, Hon’ble Mr. Lal Kishor Sah, Mayor of Sub-Metropolitan City of Janakpurdham, Hon. Harry Bhandari, Member of Maryland House of Delegates, Mr. Bishnu Prasad Gautam, Acting Consul-General of Nepal in New York, John Guy, Senior Art Curator of Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, among others, delivered their remarks on the occasion.
- Greeting Messages had been received from various dignitaries and elected officials, including H.E. Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada, Ambassador of Nepal to the United States, Hon. Grace Meng, Member of the United States Congress (U.S. House of Representatives), Hon. Catalina Cruz, Member of New York State Assembly, Bil De Blasio, Mayor of New York City, Hon. Scott Stinger, Comptroller of New York City, Hon. Davon Richard, President of Queens Borough of New York City, Hon. Eric Adams, President of Brooklyn Borough of New York City, Hon. Ranadhir Jaisawal, Consul-General of India in New York.