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Mithila Festival USA 2023 Art for SDGs: the Mithila Heritage Exhibition Artists Announcement 

We are very pleased to announce the selected participating artists for Mithila Festival USA 2023 Art for SDGs; the Mithila Heritage Exhibition. Nine Artists (Eight Female and One Male) from Nepal, India and USA have been selected and their solo art exhibition will be held virtually from April 15, 2023 (7.30pm-9.30pm EST) and in person group exhibition with auction will be held on April 16, 2023 (4pm-7pm EST) at Diversity Plaza, Jackson Heights, New York, USA. The selected artists are (in alphabetical order); Bhagwati Singh, Pooja Singh, Shailo Yadav, Shaily Jha, Shivangi Singh, Shyam Sundar Yadav, Sumintra Yadav, Sunaina Karn and Usha Karn.

“Meet the Mentors” Art for SDGs: the Mithila Heritage Kids Art Workshop, Exhibition & Award 2023

The prominent Mithila painting artist and curator Nupur Nitin, Modern Mithila Artist Manisha Shah and Art Teacher Aura Copeland will provide training and mentoring the participants of Kids Art Workshop going to be held on auspicious occasion of Mithila Festival USA 2023 Art for SDGs: the Mithila Heritage Exhibition on April 16, 2023 (4pm-7pm EST) at Diversity Plaza, Jackson Heights, New York, USA followed by New Year Celebrations Cultural Program and Award. The children (5–14 years age) can registration for the workshop by April 12, 2023. This project is supported by funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, Statewide Community Regrants Program …


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From Respected Dignitaries


The honoring of Mithila culture is a special moment for your community, an opportunity to reflect on what binds people together and the rich culture that passes from generation to generation. The Mithila kingdom has an ancient and proud history, intimately linked to the sacred landscape of ancient India . . .

John Guy

Senior Art Curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

I am delighted to extend my warmest greetings to all gathered at the Mithila Festival USA 2021. The Mithila Center has preserved and promoted the Mithila heritage by raising the community’s awareness to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The work the Mithila Center and Mithila Art has done for the community, specifically women in impoverished rural communities, will not go unnoticed . . .

Grace Meng

Member of US Congress

It is my pleasure to extend best wishes to all attending Mithila Center USA’s 2021 Festival. Since its inception, Mithila Center USA has been dedicated to sharing Mithila culture with New Yorkers. Mithila Center USA is committed to preserving and promoting its unique and vibrant heritage, while organizing engaging live performances and art exhibitions . . .

Scott M. Stringer

New York City Comptroller

I am pleased to know that the Mithila Center USA is organizing Mithila Festival 2021 on 14-17 April 2021 and also publishing a souvenir depicting Mithila art, culture and literature. I thank the Mithila Center USA and its Founder and President Mr. Amit Sah for this initiative. On this occasion, on behalf of the Government of Nepal and the Consulate General of Nepal in New York, I extend warm greetings . . .

Bishnu Prasad Gautam

Acting Consul General

It is with honor and gratitude that I write with joyful greetings to all participants of the 2021 Mithila Art Exhibition, “Art for SDGs: The Mithila Heritage” and congratulate all on this significant endeavor and achievement of the Nepali diaspora community in the United States. The fabric of U.S. society and culture is indeed enriched and inspired by the contribution of this Exhibition, in its second year, uniting us . . .

Diana Fox

PhD Professor and Chairperson


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