Nepal participated in the revered multicultural festival Pako festival held in Geelong, Victoria on Saturday. Exhibiting its traditional attire, cultural instruments, Nepalese in Australia proudly waved Nepal’s national flag. They also held various play cards. Multicultural Minister Robin Scott had attended the event as a guest. Nepalese put on Khada on visitors. People who participated in the parade held play cards illustrating and seeking support for tourism in Nepal. Participants also stated that the birth place of Lord Gautam Buddha is Nepal.
Nepalese from Geelong, Victoria and many other cities attended the event. Members of Nepalese community danced in 3 traditional songs to portray Nepalese culture. The event has been going on since past 40 years and is aimed to promote multiculturalism in Australia.