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Published On: March 23, 2023 01:45 PM NPT By: Republica

Japan Day and Film Festival in Kathmandu

Japan Day and Film Festival in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, March 23: With the aim of promoting Japan and its culture in Nepal, the Embassy of Japan is organizing the Japan Day and Japanese Film Festival in Kathmandu on March 25 and 26, 2023, in cooperation with the Japanese Language Teachers’ Association Nepal (JALTAN).

Japan Day (10:30-16:00 on 25 March) will feature the demonstration of Yukata/Hippi coat wearing, calligraphy writing, Origami making and many more exciting Japanese cultural events at the National Theatre, Jamal. Entry to both the  events is free on a first-come-first-served basis.

On the occasion, two Japanese films on March 25 (Sat) and three on March 26 (Sun) will be screened. All the films will be screened with English subtitles. 

On 25th March (Saturday) films Where I Belong (108 min) will be screened at 11:30 a.m., Mourning Recipe (129 min) will be screened at 2:00 p.m.

Likewise, on 26th March (Sunday), film Key of Life (128 min) will be screened at 11:00 a.m., Sinbad (Animation-144 min) will be screened at 1:20 p.m and Aristocrats (124 min) will be screened at 3:20 p.m.

The Embassy has expressed its hope that both the cultural events will be an interesting experience for the Nepali people to encounter the Japanese culture and lifestyle. The Embassy further hopes that such events would lead to the expansion of the long-term friendship between Japan and Nepal.


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