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Gearing up for Rara Marathon to promote tourism

Gearing up for Rara Marathon to promote tourism

- by Republica

On the occasion of Democracy Day, Rara Marathon will be organized on April 24, 2022. According to a press statement released by Antaral, the marathon will start from Rara Lake in Mugu, a famous tourist...

11 Finalists announced for Nepal Vlog Challenge

11 Finalists announced for Nepal Vlog Challenge

- by Republica

Nepal’s first vlog challenge with a title cash prize of one million rupees and the ticket to world vlog challenge has announced a total of 11 finalists on Sunday at an event organized in  Durbarmarg,...

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At London’s Old Vic, ‘Camp Siegfried’ probes American Nazis

At London’s Old Vic, ‘Camp Siegfried’ probes American Nazis

- by Associated Press

“It was the pandemic, I was home and I just got really obsessed with the fact that there had been this camp 10 minutes away from where we were staying,” said the New York-born writer, whose plays include “Small Mouth Sounds” — set in a silent retreat — and the divorce comedy “Grand Horizons,” which had a Broadway run just before the virus struck.

Cyprus showcases ancient undersea harbor to draw tourists

Cyprus showcases ancient undersea harbor to draw tourists

- by Associated Press

It’s said that Demetrius the Besieger, a mighty warrior king and one of Alexander the Great’s successors, built this harbor on Cyprus’ southern coast 2,400 years ago to thwart a potential naval invasion from the ruler of Egypt, Ptolemy I, another of Alexander’s heirs.

Lost in the Mediterranean, a starving grey whale must find his way home soon

Lost in the Mediterranean, a starving grey whale must find his way home soon

- by Reuters

Wally entered the Mediterranean through the Gibraltar Strait and followed the Moroccan coast before cutting across to Italian shores and arriving in France, Hansen said. Moving about 80 to 90 kilometers a day, the whale is closely following France's southern shores and is now approaching the Spanish coast

International Dance Day 2021: Who started it? Why is it celebrated?

International Dance Day 2021: Who started it? Why is it celebrated?

- by Republica

International Dance Day is a global celebration of dance that was created by the main partner for the performing arts of UNESCO - the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI). The day is celebrated annually on April 29, which happens to be the birth anniversary of Jean-Georges Noverre, the creator of modern ballet. The day aims to encourage participation and education in dance through events and festivals that are held all over the world.

Italy may be in Easter lockdown, but the party’s on at sea

Italy may be in Easter lockdown, but the party’s on at sea

- by Associated Press

Italy may be in a strict coronavirus lockdown this Easter with travel restricted between regions and new quarantines imposed. But a few miles offshore, guests aboard the MSC Grandiosa cruise ship are shimmying to Latin music on deck and sipping cocktails by the pool.

Tourism-starved Europe charts course for summer travel

Tourism-starved Europe charts course for summer travel

- by Reuters

The European Union will unveil on Wednesday plans to reopen summer travel with a new coronavirus pass intended to help revive the bloc’s multi-billion tourism and leisure industries that have been pulverised by the pandemic.

Meet Kyuta: the 10-year-old, 85-kilo sumo in training

Meet Kyuta: the 10-year-old, 85-kilo sumo in training

- by Reuters

Among the young sumo wrestlers lifting weights in the ring, 10-year-old Kyuta Kumagai stands out. At 85 kilograms (187 lb), Kyuta is twice the size of the other children his age and is so dominant that he wrestles, and beats, boys five or six years older.