Children posing for the picture with memorable pictures of H. H. The Dalai Lama

On Thursday, 10th December 2020, Ngoenga school celebrated the 31st anniversary of the conferment of Nobel Peace Prize Day in our school auditorium with the entire Ngoenga School staff and children including our school Director Mr. Pemba Labrang. The function began with the usual Tibetan and Indian National Anthem followed by the offering of traditional Tibetan Scarf (Khatak) to the portrait of H.H. The Great 14th Dalai Lama.
The director Pema Labrang gave a speech on this great memorable occasion along with the statement of the Kashag on this wonderful day. The entire Ngoenga family watched a short video clip of H.H. The Great 14th Dalai Lama and his speech when he received the award back on 10th December 1989.
The program continued with the Tibetan butter tea and traditional sweet rice (Day-se) to all the children and staff at the school auditorium followed by a prayer session offered for the long life of H.H. The 14th Dalai Lama. After that, special needs children and staff performed some songs both in Tibetan/Hindi.
Few also gave wonderful cultural dance performances of in-group and in solo as well. The program ended with a word of thanks speech by Headmaster Nyima la.
The day-long program was concluded with the basketball tournament between teachers and foster parents. With the generosity of Kalsang’s restaurant, (Dickyiling, Dehradun) Pizzas and Juices were provided to all the staff and children on this occasion.
All the staff and students were served with special lunch and dinner sponsored by the Tibetan singer Tenzin Kunsel la who lives in California (USA).

The students performing dance with great enthusiasm
Ngoenga Director addressing the children and staff the significance of the occassion
Ngoenga children posing for picture while being helped by staff for the lunch
Posing for picture while having meal
Some candid photos
Children performing solo song
Ngoenga children posing for picture