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Celebrate Somerville’s Nepali Cultural Community on Saturday, June 1

The Somerville community is invited to celebrate the city’s Nepali community at a free festival showcasing Nepal’s vibrant and dynamic culture on Saturday, June 1, starting at 4 p.m. (rain date Saturday, June 8) at Union Square Plaza.

Festival attendees will get an opportunity to explore the food, live music, art, and culture of Nepal via an exciting array of vendors from Somerville’s local Nepali community.

About the Nepali Cultural Festival
The Nepali Cultural Festival is co-hosted by the Somerville Arts Council, SomerViva, and the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA NCC USA MA Chapter).


Persons with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication (i.e., CART, ASL), written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access the programs, activities, and meetings of the City of Somerville should please contact Adrienne Pomeroy at 617-625-6600 x 2059 or

Interpretation into any language is available upon advance request (at least seven days in advance) by contacting the SomerViva Office of Immigrant Affairs at or calling 311 at 617-666-3311.  

This event will be videotaped by the City’s GovTV team. Watch it on-demand with optional closed-captioning (select the CC icon) on Or watch on cable TV at GovTV Comcast Ch. 22 and GovTV Astound (RCN) Ch. 13 & 613.  Videos generally post within one business day of recording.

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