Nepal Vegetarian Association (NVA) is honored to organize the 8th Asia Pacific Vegetarian Congress (APVC) & Vegetarian Festival 2017 with the theme “Practice Compassion, Live a Healthy Lifestyle”.
On behalf of the Asia Pacific Vegetarian Union (APVU), NVA takes great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the 8th Asia Pacific Vegetarian Congress 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Hari Kumar Silwal
President: Nepal Vegetarian Association
• Balanced Nutrition for healthy life
• Vegetarianism and psychological health
. Vegetarian diet reduces Inflammation
• Scientific view on vegetarianism(anti-aging and heath)
• Greener and Healthier on plant based diet
• Animal Rights, Ethics Protection and Movements
• Health and Environment Impacts of Meat Consumption and animals
• Ways and Tips to promote vegetarianism : teaching vegetarianism in different ways
• And other contemporary issues
Nepal is one of the most famous and must travel destinations in Asia and is famous as the land of Lord Buddha, Mount Everest (highest peak in the World), ancient palaces, temples and World Heritage sites. It is one of the richest countries in terms of natural beauty, bio-diversity, culture, traditions, art and architecture. You want a piece of Heaven on Earth, visit Nepal.
City of temple, city of god and goddess, Kathmandu is a beautiful valley situated in the central part of Nepal. It is renowned in the world for its stunning heritage sites and ancient durbar (palaces).
HERITAGE SITE VISITS
Along with good food and festival fun, get a chance to visit the cultural heritage spot of the world. Heritage sightseeing includes visit to five of the world’s heritage sites on Kathmandu valley which are Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Syambhunath, Bouddhanath and Patan Durbar Square.
There are special packages available for those who are interested in further exploration and extended visit of Nepal
• Trekking routes in Everest, Annapurna, Langtang etc.
• Cultural Heritage Tour
• Pilgrimage Tour (Muktinath, Pashupatinath, Janakpur etc.)
• Extended Kathmandu City tour
• Wild life Chitwan Jungle Safari
• Spiritual, Cultural & Natural Nepal Experience Tours
• Hiking Arround Kathmandu Valley
• Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour (Lumbini, Namobuddha etc.)
APVU (ASIA PACIFIC VEGETARIAN UNION)
APVU is a regional organisation consisting of South East Asian countries, China including Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Middle Eastern countries, Australia and New Zealand. It was formed in 1998 but held its 1st congress in Goa, India in 2001.
APVU has strong alliance with the International Vegetarian Union (IVU).APVU is held every two years to promote a holistic approach to vegetarian lifestyle. Nepal Vegetarian Association has been given the honor to organize the congress this year.
NVA (NEPAL VEGETARIAN ASSOCIATION)
Nepal Vegetarian Association was formed 10 years ago to create awareness and encourage Nepali people to opt for a Healthy Vegetarian Lifestyle free from cruelty to all animal beings.NVA is very active in promoting vegetarianism through talks, camps, hiking and public posters and cooking demo.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CONGRESS
• Panel Discussions
• Poster Competition
• Food Demos
• Cultural Performance
• Children Programme
This Congress will debate on the greatest global challenges such as Climate Change, World Hunger, Poverty, Drought, Deforestation, Diseases, Energy Crisis & Unethical treatment of Animals. You will be able to hear and meet professionals in the field of Health, Environment, Ethics & Social Activists.
There will be food demo by renowned chefs, fantastic Nepali cuisine and exhilarating music.
8TH, 9TH & 10TH
Nepal Vegetarian Association
Dillibazar, Kathmandu, Nepal