Happy Maghe Sankranti:  Heritage and culture play an important role and is embedded in the fabric of the Nepali way of life. Celebration of Maghe Sankranti, a special festivity of food and bidding farewell to the winter blues came calling to the  camp. The annual festival saw everyone enjoying the ritual eating of yams (tarul) and sesame sweets. This festival celebrated on the first of Magh marks the beginning of a string of auspicious and religious rituals in the Nepalese calendar and for Camp Hope we sincerely hope it heralds a great start ahead to a speedy resettlement and quick recovery. 

Sugary Sesame sweets, yam(tarul) and sweet potatoes: The essential items in the Maghe Sankranti menu 

Sing along time: The duo sings a favorite Nepali song