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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’.

Veteran Sculptor Chandra Shyam honored

Veteran Sculptor Chandra Shyam honored

- by Republica

On the occasion of Golden Jubliee of Adarsha Saula Yubak Secondary School, Veteran Sculptor Chandra Shyam Dangol was felicitated for his dedication toward the promotion of art and culture of Nepal on Sunday.

All set for ‘Buildcon International Exhibition 2020’

All set for ‘Buildcon International Exhibition 2020’

- by Republica

Buildcon International Exhibition is going to kick off on Friday at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu. This is the sixth edition of 'Nepal Buildcon International exhibition'. This year, Bahubali Cement is the title sponsor of the exhibition. Bahubali Cement is the product of Balaji Cement Industries.

Nepal-Korea contemporary art concludes

Nepal-Korea contemporary art concludes

- by Sangita Shrestha

In the eyes of a foreigner, Nepal seems to be the land of mystical art, religion and living culture. And the exhibition ‘Namaste Nepal Kathmandu Contemporary Art’, which is a group exhibition of 21 Korean and 14 Nepali artists, is a way of expressing gratitude and respect to each other through contemporary art.

Different aspects of life in detail: Passage of Time

Different aspects of life in detail: Passage of Time

- by Sangita Shrestha

Life is all about experiences and changes. Then, with time, change is inevitable. Depicting his life experiences and the inevitable changes that occurred in his life, an art exhibition 'Passage of Time' by artist Krishna Lama began on Saturday at Nepal Art council, Baber Mahal.

Kathmandu International Film Festival concludes

Kathmandu International Film Festival concludes

- by Republica

The 17th edition of Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) concluded with the special screening of movie ‘Heidi’ by Alain Gsponer (Switzerland/Germany) on Sunday. And it celebrated Sir Edmund Hillary’s centennial year with a special screening of ‘The Ascent of Everest’ by Michael, about the conquest of Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa on May 29, 1953, officially marked the opening of the film festival on Wednesday.

Kathmandu International Film Festival begins

Kathmandu International Film Festival begins

- by Republica

With the festival tagline “Voices from the Margins” Kathmandu International Film Festival officially began at City Hall, Bhrikutimandap on Wednesday. This is the 17 th edition of Kimff where, it is celebrating Sir Edmund Hillary’s centennial year and a special screening of ‘The Ascent of Everest’, about the conquest of Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa on May 29, 1953, officially marked the opening of the film festival.

Kundoon and Saruk sharing same screen space

Kundoon and Saruk sharing same screen space

- by Sangita Shrestha

Aspiring actor Kundoon Shakya is debuting on big screen through a short film, ‘Thirsty’ by filmmaker Aneel Neupane. The movie is going to be premiered at 17 th edition of Kathmandu International Film Festival (Kimff), scheduled for December 11-15 at City Hall and Nepal Tourism Board hall, Bhrikutimandap.