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06/October 2014

Silhouette of Truth

New publication. Written in Bhutan. Published in Nepal. Printed in India. Read everywhere… The Silhouette of Truth by Omnath Pokharel Omanth wrote it in English. It has been two years since the untimely death of Omnath Pokharel on 1 November 2012. Omnath had a dream to publish his writings, but that dream was not to […]

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28/September 2014

Jhola

The Bhutanese Community Association of Akron (BCAA) hosted a showing of the movie Jhola on Sunday, September 28, 2014, in the Akron North High School auditorium.  Two parking lots were filled with cars. It was a particularly noteworthy day because Krishna Dharabasi, author of the book on which the movie was based, was in attendance.  He […]

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21/September 2014

Elders Picnic

Let us celebrate longevity!!! BCAA’s 2014 Elder’s Picnic was held at the Munroe Falls Metro Park on an auspictious day filled with sun and warm air.  Over 200 people gathered to meet new people and visit with friends.  Life in the United States is good and the people here and looking forward to good opportunities […]

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13/September 2014

Global Village Festival

The Global Village Festival of Greater Akron is an event that brings together people from many different countries and cultures.  It takes place at Lock 3 and Lock 4 in Downtown Akron.  The Bhutanese Community Association of Akron sponsored an Information Booth, held a session titled “Silhouettes of Bhutan,” and held three performances on the […]

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04/July 2014

Click HERE for New Officers

2014 General Election Results The 2014 Election Commission of the Bhutanese Community Association of Akron Announces the results of the July 4 balloting. Each elected officer will serve a two-year term until the 2016 election. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE President – Bishnu SUbba Vice President – Narad Ghimirey Secretary – Yam Baniya Assist Secretary – Kharga Baniya […]

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13/December 2013

Suicide

Suicides among Bhutanese refugees who have resettled in the United States appear to be higher than rates experienced in refugee camps in Nepal and higher than rates established by people in the United States.   It is very difficult to predict who will commit suicide, but if you know someone who – Talks about wanting […]

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09/November 2013

Common Household Pests

What is a Household Pest? Pests are unwanted insects, animals, plants, or fungi that are detrimental or annoying to human activity. Pests may bite, destroy food, spread disease, damage property, or make people’s lives more difficult. Pests can include bed bugs, cockroaches, mice and rats, or mold and mildew. This page will help you identify […]

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27/October 2013

San Bahadur Tamang

San Bahadur Tamang is an artist who currently resides with his parents  in Akron, Ohio.  They resettled from Nepal in 2012.  Mr. Tamang was born in Bhutan, but had to leave when the Bhutan army forced his parents to leave Bhutan in four days, angrily telling them “Bhutan is not your country!” “Get out!” … “Or […]

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22/September 2013

Global Village Festival

People from many different counties and different cultures were gathered at the Locks 3 and 4 in Downtown Akron for the Global Village Festival on a sunny, but chilly day, September 14, 2013.   It was a day to experience the tastes, music, arts, languages, dances, games, and traditions from around the globe that all […]

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