Children at VSN run Disabled Center Celebrated Deepawali Festival

disabled-school-in-nepal-volunteer-vsnTihar is the second biggest Nepalese festival following Dashain. “Tihar” festival (also called as “Deepawali”) was observed and celebrated at Centre for Children with Intellectual Disabilities, the centre run by Volunteer Society Nepal and partially supported by Chautara Vzw Belgium. The children dressed up with ethnic costumes and performed dances. With lot of joy and excitements they participated in “Deusi Bhailo” singing. Sweets and fruits were distributed and symbolic earthen lamp “Diyo” was lit at the main door of the centre according to the tradition. The joy on the faces of the children was a sight to see. Festivals like this bring out the best in them and give confidence.