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Will there be Rato Machhindranath's chariot procession?

Will there be Rato Machhindranath's chariot procession?

- by Sangita Shrestha

Rato Machhindranath or Karunamaya is the god of grain and rain, where Rato Macchindranath or Bungadya's Jatra is considered as a living culture, which is celebrated by Buddhists, Hindus, Vaishnavites and Shaivites (Nath sects) alike

Significance of Guru (With Video)

Significance of Guru (With Video)

- by Sangita Shrestha

Guru Purnima also known as Vyas Jyanti is celebrated on Asadh Sukla Purnima every year. This year it is being observed on Sunday. ...

Calling all the filmmakers for NIFF 2021

Calling all the filmmakers for NIFF 2021

- by Republica

Nepal Film and Cultural Academy (NFCA), it has announced the fourth iteration of its annual film and cultural event NIFF, slated to be held in Kathmandu, from 24-28 February 2021. ...

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Neera's work on display at Wuhan Botanical Garden

Neera's work on display at Wuhan Botanical Garden

- by Republica

Veterarn artist Neera Joshi Pradhan's three of botanical art works—Rhododendron arborium, Passiflora edulis and Acer species — are on display at International Special Botanical illustration Exhibition.

Virtual discussion on Art education

Virtual discussion on Art education

- by Republica

"The lockdown caused by the corona virus has made the teaching of art very challenging. As it is a practical subject, we are discussing how to teach it online and through other means.”

Unusual greeting of the Maasai tribe

Unusual greeting of the Maasai tribe

- by Republica

While spitting is often considered an uncivilized and unhealthy gesture around the world, Kenyan and Tanzanian people of the Maasai tribe have incorporated it into their greeting ritual.

Folk Art seminar concludes in Bharatpur

Folk Art seminar concludes in Bharatpur

- by Republica

Folk Art Department of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) organized a three-day long folk art seminar in Patihani, Bharatpur recently. The seminar was organized to promote, preserve and develop the folk art of Nepal.

Srijana Sutra exploring creative job opportunities

Srijana Sutra exploring creative job opportunities

- by Republica

Srijana Sutra, a new initiative to provide creative jobs to talented creative people in films, media and corporate sector, was launched amidst an interaction program entitled, "Exploring Creative Job Opportunities" held in Sarwanam Theatre, Kalikasthan, recently.

Korea and Nepal Convergence Art Exhibition on display

Korea and Nepal Convergence Art Exhibition on display

- by Sangita Shrestha

one can vividly see the difference in the works of Korean artists and Nepali artists. Even though, the paintings are focused on portraits, everyday life, and nature using acrylic or oil on canvas, the perspective and composition help to see the difference in their work. This can hence, is the exhibition for the art lovers to understand the beauty of Nepali art along with Korean art technique.

Making Shivata's dreams come true

Making Shivata's dreams come true

- by Republica

This kind of event helps in strengthening the relationship between two countries where Nepal and India have deep bread and daughter relationship.

Typography 2020, exhibition exploring type fonts

Typography 2020, exhibition exploring type fonts

- by Sangita Shrestha

“Typography 2020”, an exhibition by the students studying in BFA  second year in Sirjana College of Fine Arts with Graphic Communications as their major, kicked off on Saturday at Nepal Art Council.

Spreading joy of love through paintings (With Video)

Spreading joy of love through paintings (With Video)

- by Sangita Shrestha

It’s February—month of love—meant to be for couples. And what better ways one can express their union and togetherness, than showcasing their feelings and thoughts in the form of art. With this in mind and to celebrate their anniversary of conjugal life, artist Sabita Dangol and Ishan Pariyar organized a joint painting and drawing exhibition ‘Affinity’.