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Interactive border wall mural tells stories of deported

Interactive border wall mural tells stories of deported

- by Associated Press

The US side of the beach is usually empty, except for Border Patrol agents parked in their vehicles and occasional hikers. De La Cruz Santana is struck by the lively atmosphere on the Mexican side and quiet in the US. “If you look past this wall on the U.S. side, there’s nothing,” she said. “I wanted to erase the border.”

‘Being Together 2019’ kicks off

‘Being Together 2019’ kicks off

- by Anwesha Khadka

When an artist holds the brush against the canvas their hands move simultaneously to complete the art. Art is created with immense passion. And many youngsters are being attracted toward creating art not just as a hobby but accepting it as their profession.

How they got into long lasting bond

How they got into long lasting bond

- by Kiran Lama

And as the first Sunday of August is celebrated as ‘Friendship Day’ worldwide, My City has interviewed some renowned personalities about their bond with their friend who became more than a friend to them.

Culturally important Dattartreya area turning to a parking lot

Culturally important Dattartreya area turning to a parking lot

- by Renu Twanabasu

Apart from historical tales heard worldwide, Nepal has lots of historical places which carry the legacy of cultural history passing it down to generations. Listed in UNSECO’s World Heritage Site, Dattatreya temple is historically and culturally important for Nepal. Since the past few years, the culturally important place has turned out to be more of a parking lot.

Celebrating  Ghantakarna or Gathamangal festival

Celebrating Ghantakarna or Gathamangal festival

- by Republica

As per the age-old tradition, this festival is considered as the precursor to a series of other festivals observed by the Newar community. The festival is celebrated in commemoration of rejoicing at the killing of a man-eating demon called Gathamangal.

KCC exhibit 2019 concludes

KCC exhibit 2019 concludes

- by Republica

The KCC exhibit2019 has concluded with a theme of ingenious thoughts and sustainable solutions on Saturday. The event focused on the use of technology for sustainability followed by discussion the efforts towards attaining SDSs (Sustainable Development Goals).

Conveying belongingness through the fusion of art and technology

Conveying belongingness through the fusion of art and technology

- by Anwesha Khadka

Every year Kathmandu University, School of Arts, Department of Arts and Design (KU Art+Design) organizes graduating students’ BFA exhibition, an exhibition of the artworks from the students who have rigorously practiced arts in their 4-year academic journey. Moreover, this year’s exhibition that kicked off on July 19 was different from KU Art+Design’s past BFA exhibitions.

Painting, stolen by Nazi soldier, is back in Florence museum

Painting, stolen by Nazi soldier, is back in Florence museum

- by Associated Press

A Dutch still-life painting, stolen by retreating Nazis and sent by a German soldier as a present to his wife, came back to a Florence museum on Friday, thanks largely to a relentless campaign by the Uffizi Galleries’ director, a German.

Three arts students received 'Prashant Talent Scholarship'

Three arts students received 'Prashant Talent Scholarship'

- by Republica

Krishna Munikar from Lalitkala Campus, Chiranjibi Shrestha from Srijana College of Fine Arts, and Shriti Prajapati from Kathmandu University -- Center for Fine Arts and Design, were presented the scholarship along with a cash prize of Rs 15,000 and certificate by the event's chief Guest/Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts -- KK Karmacharya.

I found solace in art when depressed

I found solace in art when depressed

- by Sangita Shrestha

“I figured out that something was wrong with me and went to get a diagnosis. My doctor told me to express all of my emotions in any way I wanted to. He suggested that I write, but I preferred drawing and it helped me a lot.”

Celebrating birthday of Nyatapola Temple

Celebrating birthday of Nyatapola Temple

- by Renu Twanabasu

We cannot deny that our cultural heritage is our identity. And Five storied temple located at Bhaktapur is one such iconic architecture which is the nation’s pride and is a symbol of peace, prosperity and unity.

Some glimpses of Nepal’s first ‘Lipi Nakha’

Some glimpses of Nepal’s first ‘Lipi Nakha’

- by Republica

‘Ranjana and Nepal Lipi Art Festival’ or ‘Lipi Nakha’ was organized on Saturday by Nepal Lipi Guthi. The festival aimed at promoting Nepal's authentic Lipi (epigraphy) to youngsters such as Ranjana, Nepal Lipi and Bhujimal Lipi along with various creative art and crafts.

Traveling with art

Traveling with art

- by Republica

Visual artist Neera Joshi too is travelling with her paintings and is currently at Nagoya, Japan. She took part in three events that happened during her stay.

Bringing out the freshness in Art

Bringing out the freshness in Art

Alfresco Media and Event Management pvt Ltd has organized it ninth edition of National level Art Exhibition and Competition with the motto of an open platform for youngsters.