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Art should provoke emotion: Randy W Berry

Art should provoke emotion: Randy W Berry

- by Sangita Shrestha

Berry was appointed ambassador to Nepal on September 2018 and has been living in Nepal since October, 2018. For him art is deeply emotional and added, “I think art which doesn’t move you or doesn’t leave an impression or make or produce a reaction isn’t something that I’m interested in. In my personal collection, they have a personal resonance to me.”

Gear up for ‘17th Handicraft Trade Fair and 15th Craft Competition 2019’

Gear up for ‘17th Handicraft Trade Fair and 15th Craft Competition 2019’

- by Republica

Federation of Handicraft Association of Nepal with the support of Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Trade and Export Promotion Center, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Lalitpur Metropolitan city,  FNCCI, among others is organizing ‘17th Handicraft Trade Fair and 15th Craft Competition 2019’. The fair is scheduled from November 28 to December 2 at Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Hall, Kathmandu.

New Year Nepal Samvat 1140 observed in London

New Year Nepal Samvat 1140 observed in London

- by Republica

A total of 300 members of Pasa Puchah Guthi UK (PPGUK) London celebrated the turn of the decade as Nepal's original era Nepal Samvat 1140 started with festivities around the world.

Shopping Tihar essentials

Shopping Tihar essentials

- by Republica

Tihar also known as Deepawali, is one of the most awaited festivals among kids and adults alike. Tihar is a five-day long festival of humility and giveaways where adults get busy in the ritualistic aspects, while younger ones make tireless efforts to shop gifts for friends and family.

Library exhibit offers glimpse into Salinger’s life and work

Library exhibit offers glimpse into Salinger’s life and work

- by Associated Press

JD Salinger thought of including his generation’s idea of a trigger alert as he worked on ‘The Catcher in the Rye.’ In an early draft of the 1951 novel, narrator Holden Caulfield warns that the story will include “quite a bit of swearing and sex stuff.”

The reason why ‘Kahi Nabhako Jaatra Hadigaun Maa’ is celebrated

The reason why ‘Kahi Nabhako Jaatra Hadigaun Maa’ is celebrated

- by Sangita Shrestha

Once in a year, locals of Hadigaun pay homage to Lord Bishnu commemorating ‘Kahi Nabhako Jaatra’. This unique festival is an age-old tradition and as they say “Kahi Nabhako Jaatra Hadigaun Maa” (there’s no parade like the ones in Handigaun), Hadigaun in Kathmandu is well known for its unique jatras (parades) and cultures.

Celebrating the existence

Celebrating the existence

- by Republica

Visual artist Manish Shrestha participated in 'Sea Art festival 2019, organized by Busan Biennale Organizing Committee in South Korea.

Tips to Easily Clean Your Home for Dashain

Tips to Easily Clean Your Home for Dashain

- by Republica

During Dashain, guests or relatives show up at your home unexpectedly. Which is why, it is all the more important to keep your home clean and festival-ready. While you can’t change the way your guests are, you can certainly be prepared for their arrival by keeping your home festival ready. These house cleaning tips will get your home in shape for any and every festival possible.

Third edition of 'Himalayan Art Festival' concludes

Third edition of 'Himalayan Art Festival' concludes

- by Sangita Shrestha

The art festival exhibited 200 artworks of 150 artists. It aims to promote the aesthetic value of art, to encourage Nepali corporate houses to invest in Nepali art and to create Nepali art platform for local collectors/buyers and to create awareness about the art practices in Nepal to local and international art market.

'A Painting Review by Mike Krajniak' on display

'A Painting Review by Mike Krajniak' on display

- by Republica

Taragaon Museum in collaboration with Kathmandu University Department of Art & Design organized a painting exhibition by Mike Krajniak titled 'A Painting Review by Mike Krajniak' at Taragoan Museum, Bouddha.