Help he dead crossing the river: Dance until you sweat and shout until your voice fades ...

Gai Jatra, the festival of cows, is celebrated in Nepal, mainly in Kathmandu valley by the Newar and Tharu community.[1] The festival commemorates the death of people during the year. During the festival, cows are marched in the streets and generally celebrated in the Nepalese month of Bhadra (August–September). It falls on the 1st day of the dark fortnight of Gunla according to the lunar Nepal Era calendar. Peoples also distributes food to others. The festival of cows is one of the most popular festivals of Nepal.

VHS Family has participated this year with a lot of fun. 

7:00 drink tea
8:00 start builing chariout
10:00 eat kwati
11:00 stick dance starts
3:00 break for momos
5:00 last energy used in stick dance
5:30 mitho bhoj :-)

It was really a great experience to be a volunteer in VHS. I got to learn so much about Nepal through my time in VHS that would not imagine myself be into one culture so much without this exeperience.
The induction into Nepalese culture was so useful and mind-blowing. I have got as much support as I need here that living in Nepal was not only easy but was also very enjoyable..
In addition, I was truly amazed...

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Durch die Arbeit mit jungen Erwachsenen findet ein großer Kulturaustausch statt. Die Schüler sind unheimlich wissbegierig, wenn es um die deutsche Kultur mit seinen Gewohnheiten, seinen Festen, seinen Standards, seinen außergewöhnlichen Sitten, sowie seiner Umgangssprache geht. Ebenso sind sie bereit, dir alles über ihre eigene Kultur zu erzählen, welche sie sehr schätzen. So kann man gegenseitig vom Wissen und...

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