Videos tagged with "kirat culture"
TONGBA - Cultural drink of Kirat people |Every people who visit Nepal must drink this| [00:57]
Short educational video of my friends from Thailand drinking, enjoying Tongba in Nepal. Tongba also call Chhaang or chang is a millet-based alcoholic beverage found in the far eastern mountainous region of Nepal and the neighboring Darjeeling and Sikkim. It is the traditional and indigenous drink of the various Kirat people such as limbu, newar, sherpa and rai community in Nepal. To Kirat people, Tongba is like what Sake is to Japanese, Vodka to Russians and Wine to French. Tongba is culturally and religiously important to Kirat people. Tongba can also be label as Gurkha drink or Gurkha beer as tongba is also favorite drink of KiratMagar, KiratGurung, KiratRai and Kirat Limbu, the four Kirat group who served in the British Army as the Gurkhas. Therefore this is warning to people that if you see a Gurkha drink tongba, it is better for you to run away as fast as you can. Tongba is usually drunk at room temperature in summer, but is often served piping hot in brass bowls or wooden mugs when the weather is cold. It is a tradition of KiratRai and KiratLimbu to brew and serve tongba to the guest. Today tongba is slowly becoming national drink of Nepal. Freshly home made, distill alcoholic drinks native to the Himalayas, drinking in moderate, tongba has health beneficial compared to western/foreign alcoholic drinks. Medicinal values: It is said to be the best remedy to ward off the severe cold of the mountains. It reputedly has many healing properties for conditions like common ...
Tags: tongba, chang, millet beer, nepali beer, kirat culture, kirat people, rai, limbu, newar, sherpa, himalayas, nepal alcohol drink, gurkha beer, setamagurali, national drink of nepal
Tourism promotion program at fetes consulaires, Lyon, France.wmv [40:58]
This video has been taken at Fêtes consulaires 2011in Lyon (the International Music Festival) held in Lyon, the second largest city of France on Saturday, May 28, 2011. Along with Nepal, there were 45 countries in this festival. This the first time Nepal has participated in this festival in connection with the SOLEIL VERT, an association of Lyon, France.
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Nepali sakela dance by French.wmv [09:20]
This video has been taken at Fêtes consulaires 2011in Lyon (the International Music Festival) held in Lyon, the second largest city of France on Saturday, May 28, 2011. Along with Nepal, there were 45 countries in this festival. This the first time Nepal has participated in this festival in connection with the SOLEIL VERT, an association of Lyon, France. Sakela sili ( Chandi) dance is connected with the worship of the earth, nature and family God on the occasion of Sakela Parwa that is the Sakela festival when people mark the change in nature. This dance is popular and is performed by the Kirantis, an indigenous group of people dwelling in the Koshi region of Nepal. On this occasion of they observe the sacred festival known as "Sakela"; the dance is performed in honor of the mother earth, God, nature and ancestors.
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