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Gearing up for 17 th edition of Kimff

Gearing up for 17 th edition of Kimff

- by Republica

Kimff 2019 will celebrate Sir Edmund Hillary’s centennial year by opening with a special screening of ‘The Ascent of Everest’, about the conquest of Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa on May29, 1953....

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,...

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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.

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.

4 things about divine architect and craftsman: Lord Vishwakarma

4 things about divine architect and craftsman: Lord Vishwakarma

- by Sangita Shrestha

According to the ‘Rig Veda’, Vishwakarma is the personification of creative power of the Supreme Being and the divine architect of the universe who invented many architectural wonders along with tools/weapons for gods/goddesses. And here’s a list of five things about him and his invention:

Are you ready for Kumari Rath Jatra?

Are you ready for Kumari Rath Jatra?

- by Sangita Shrestha

The first day begins from Kumari Ghar, Basantapur and heads toward Chikanmugal, Jaisi Dewal, Lagan, Hyumat, Bhimsensthan, Maru and halts at Kumari Ghar. Lord Ganesh’s chariot is pulled first, followed by Lord Bhairab and then Kumari.

Confession on Father’s Day

Confession on Father’s Day

- by Kiran Lama

My City went out on the streets and asked random questions to public, became successful to get interesting answers and their secrets out, which they have kept from their dad.

Temple dance in Terai

Temple dance in Terai

- by Ram Dayal Rakesh

The people from Terai, work hard in their fields in day time and at night they relax and entertain themselves by dancing and singing before the idol of Lord Krishna and his constant companion Radha, his beloved. This is performed in a temple of each and every village in Terai-Madhesh.

Understanding different layers of Janai Purnima

Understanding different layers of Janai Purnima

- by Kiran Lama

‘Janai Purnima’ is the festival that embodies multicultural aspects of Nepali society. Every year this festival is observed on Shrawan Shukla Purnima, according to the Hindu calendar and is celebrated in different ways.

Nepathya’s second performance on the stage of Doha

Nepathya’s second performance on the stage of Doha

- by Republica

Folk-rock band Nepathya gave a performance at Asian Town Amphitheatre, Doha on Tuesday. The venue was riled up with thousand of audience supporting the band as per a press statement released by Nepa-laya. The press statement quoting the lead vocalist of Nepathya, Amrit Gurung stated, “I wish you all blessing on this auspicious occasion of Eid al-Adha. Also, I would like to convey my wishes for Janai Purnima which will be celebrated three days from Eid on full moon day.”

Step-by-step guide to sprouting beans for Kwati this Janai Purnima

Step-by-step guide to sprouting beans for Kwati this Janai Purnima

- by Agencies

This year the festival Janai Purnima is being observed on Thursday and this festival is celebrated having feasts of Kwati or sprout lentils. On this day, nine types of beans are sprouted and these mixed beans make a good traditional Nepali soup. Here, we share with you all that you need to know about sprouting beans:

5 Bollywood inspired outfits ideas for this festive season

5 Bollywood inspired outfits ideas for this festive season

- by Agencies

Our years are filled with festivals and in midst of rush hours, a festive dress is a must for all. And, if you are wondering how to look stunning and gather all the attention, this festive season, then you ought to seek inspiration from Bollywood's most stylish divas. Here, we share with you a list of five best outfits worn by Bollywood divas that could be your festive outfits.