22nd Gurkha Cup Kicks Off in Aldershot on May 26 – South Asia Time

22nd Gurkha Cup Kicks Off in Aldershot on May 26

 May 18, 2024  

London  —  Tamu Dhee UK is gearing up for its biggest annual event, the 22nd edition of the Gurkha Cup, set to take place on May 26 at Queens Avenue Sports Field, Military Garrison, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 2BS. Organized by Tamu Dhee UK, one of the largest  community organizations for British Nepalese, the event promises a day filled with sports, culture, and community spirit.

The Gurkha Cup will feature approximately 10k spectators and 300 volunteers supporting a robust program that includes 32 main categories of competitions. Highlighting the event are 16 veteran teams and two ladies’ teams, with the competition also featuring an international team. The main prize for the tournament is a substantial £3000, with an entry fee of £300 per team.

President Hari Gurung of Tamu Dhee UK expressed excitement about this year’s event, emphasizing the community’s dedication and the extensive volunteer support that makes the Gurkha Cup possible.

Attendees will find a variety of stalls catering to different interests:

Food: 18 restaurant stalls offering diverse culinary delights.

Fashion: 26 stalls selling clothing.

Crafts: 10 stalls featuring Nepali handicrafts.

Charity: Stalls for charitable organizations are also welcome.

In line with promoting a family-friendly environment, the event will have a strict no-alcohol policy.

For convenience, there will be two entry gates located at Queen Avenue and Farnborough Road, A325, ensuring smooth access for the expected large number of attendees.

The Gurkha Cup not only serves as a sporting event but also as a celebration of Nepalese culture and heritage, fostering community ties and providing an opportunity for networking and collaboration among the British Nepalese diaspora.