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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.

‘Embraces’ on display at Image Ark

‘Embraces’ on display at Image Ark

- by Republica

Nepali artist Sabita Dangol’s fifth solo exhibition, ‘Embraces’ is currently on display at Image Ark, Patan. The exhibition kicked off on Friday.

Reminiscences: A narrative of historical values and the longings

Reminiscences: A narrative of historical values and the longings

- by Adwiteeya Shiwakoti

Throughout the years, traditions and cultures begin to fade. Ishan Pariyar has displayed the reality of the spiritual world’s diminishing through an array of colors. There are certain themes and motifs which aid in depicting the truths exhibited in the artists work.

CITYSCAPE: A peek into the city life

CITYSCAPE: A peek into the city life

- by Anwesha Khadka

Abstract art talks about the breaking away from traditional way of representation of physical aspects. ‘CITYSCAPE’ by Japanese artist Masae Suzuki takes you into the city life in an abstract way.

Woman building temple

Woman building temple

Local females are restoring the Bhairav temple at Taumandi, Bhaktapur. There is a commendable female- participation in the mending works, from carrying the construction materials for the restoration to help to get things put together.

‘Pampaphul’: Journey of solitude

‘Pampaphul’: Journey of solitude

- by Anwesha Khadka

With the national drama festival creating a good audience response from the day of the inauguration, the festival is proving to be a platform to showcase the collaboration of music and drama from diverse parts of Nepal.

Jyaa Punhi Jatra fun filled procession

Jyaa Punhi Jatra fun filled procession

- by Republica

The festival includes gods/goddess Brahmyani, Indreswor Shiva, Bhadrakali and Unmanta Bhairav and their idols are taken out from their respective temples for the celebration. The significance of this festival, however, lies in the fact that it is celebrated as a means to bring rainfall. Thus, it is considered a bad omen should rain not grace the festivities.