Vice president Nanda Bahadur Pun felicitated six personalities with “Nepal Sangeet Tatha Natya Rastriya Pragya Puraskar-2074” amid a special program organized at the premises of his own office on Friday.
Ministry of Tourism, Industry Forest and Environment, under the promotion of Nepal Tourism Board Pokhara, and management of Photojournalist (PJ) Club Nepal is organizing 'Province 4 Tourism Photo Contest'. According to the press statement released by PJ Club, there are two categories for the contest: ‘Our Destination’, and ‘Activities’.
Until the start of his first movie, ‘Lamphoo’, Kabir Khadka’s family was not convinced of the scope in acting. Rather, they preferred to see him pursue engineering. “I was captivated by the cinema realm since my childhood. I started by mimicking other actors. But, after graduating SLC (now SEE) in distinction, my family wanted me to join science to study engineering,” explained Khadka.
The people present in the Pashupatinath temple premises seemed curious seeing a priest, donned in a red colored top, performing rituals to initiate the Trishul Jatra at Bastsaleswori. He was offering flowers, vermilion powder, fruits and incenses to the ‘khat’, a wooden palanquin, and in the meantime preparing for a sheep sacrifice. It was also evident that the onlookers were hyped for the upcoming events.
Staged in a typically authentic setting of the Tamang community, Sonam Gyalmo is a heart-wrenching tale of love-loss based on an ancient Tamang folklore. The story begins in a jocular mood, with people gathering for a wedding ceremony where one of the pivotal characters narrates the story of the estranged lovers, Sonam (Sonam Moktan Tamang) and Gyalmo (Shanti Waiba), who fall prey to the atrocious conducts of the then Prime Minister Jung Bahadur Rana.
The expressions of love are the same in all languages, but why are we different? Why is it that we treat people differently? Every person is special, and unique in their own rights, but we find ways to point out their flaws. What’s necessary at this point is to bring together people of all races, and cultures together. Let’s take the initiative to treat everyone equally, with love and respect to spread love and happiness.