Sangita Shrestha

The contributor for Republica.

Indian artist's painting exhibition '29' on display

Published On: August 21, 2019 12:33 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Horse is one beautiful animal that is sturdy, strong and elegant. The way a horse moves give a sense of freedom, movement and desire to have that similar spirit in us. And in some culture horse also represents power.

My precious

Published On: August 16, 2019 10:15 AM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

There is some good feeling when you are with me We might irritated each other but we are there for each other Life is nothing but a flow of energies that we share The time I spend with you are precious treasure of memories.

Spreading humanity through ‘Shelter'

Published On: August 12, 2019 05:36 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Her skills as a designers are vivid as she chose leather to reinforce herself as a craftsman and an artist. In most of her paintings, there is leather cube patched on the canvas, for her it represents her heart and leather for her is equal to rebirth.

Sun will shine bright

Published On: August 12, 2019 11:58 AM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

There is this cycle of everything And nature’s cycle is so evident. You break free from one cycle of life’s aspect Just to enter into another one.

Dedicating life for cultural heritage

Published On: August 8, 2019 11:26 AM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

“Life is not only for enjoyment. We need to think for our country and being a citizen here it’s our duty to contribute toward the country.”

I won’t survive without you

Published On: August 7, 2019 12:02 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

How can you think that I can live without you? Have I ever told you that I can survive without you? Tell me right now, Why have you taken the decision to live without me? Don’t you even feel that I have to know the truth? Truth before you left me alone here just with your memories.

A traveler who turned into storyteller

Published On: July 30, 2019 07:14 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Beebal Singh Limbu graduated in the first batch of Travel and Tourism Management course from Nepal College of Travel and Tourism Management. He completed his studies in 2001 and started his career eventually. He used to manage rafting tour, and then he began to tour tourists in Nepal, India and Tibet. He still is working as a guide but his tour has a purpose.

Understanding light and capturing moments

Published On: July 24, 2019 02:44 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Prasant Shrestha is a freelance photographer who is interested in study of human beings—anthropology. That is why he captures mostly portraits, culture/festivities, daily life, and political scenarios along with landscapes.

Let bygones be bygones

Published On: July 16, 2019 08:30 AM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

All I want is to sway you from your ground Hold you tight and not let you go ever And share the same space my whole life. Things don’t happen as we want them to happen Destiny has helped us meet this life time And it’s the same destiny that took you away. Let bygones be bygones.

Keep calm and let it pass

Published On: July 13, 2019 08:30 AM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

There are road blocks in life And you get hiccups sometime You cannot help them But wait patiently and let them go away. I can tell you that truth hurts But sometime it needs to come out No matter what the consequences are.

I found solace in art when depressed

Published On: July 5, 2019 05:07 PM NPT 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.”

Locals effort in restoring Yanga hiti

Published On: June 11, 2019 04:12 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

When it comes to civilization, we take pride in talking about Newa Civilization. It is our country's pride and identity. Meanwhile, hiti (ancient stone spout), one of the specific structures in that civilization also commonly known as dhunge dhara in Nepali, are one of the marvels of it. However, these ancient structures of Newa civilization have been victim of unplanned urbanization.

‘Existence’ and ‘Free Time’ on display

Published On: June 3, 2019 04:39 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Art is definitely the reflection of life where artists’ emotions flow on the canvas impressing their thoughts and experiences. Their medium may vary where the hues and motifs they use to depict their inner thoughts and feelings create masterpieces.

Did Priyanka actually visit the Cannes Film Festival ?

Published On: May 31, 2019 03:04 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

There were several rumors about popular Nepali actress Priyanka Karki visiting to 72nd Cannes Film Festival. This year the film festival took place from May 14 to May 25, 2019. Some accused Priyanka to be faking the invitation and she was also faking her red carpet walk at the Cannes Film Festival. Then, there were speculations that the photographs she shared being at Cannes Film Festival in her social media were photoshopped and not real.

Here’s why smart dustbin is really smart

Published On: May 29, 2019 02:38 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

According to Harish Agrawal, director of Krishna Suppliers Pvt Ltd, they have installed around 45 smart dustbins, serving more than its name. This smart dustbin is solar powered with cell phone charging plugs for emergency use. And soon it will also provide free Wi-Fi up to 5 meters distance for half an hour a day. Moreover, the middle part of this smart dustbin is meant for displaying advertisements.

Exhibitions showcasing limitless inspiration for creativity

Published On: May 17, 2019 08:00 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Visual artist Kapil Mani Dixit who uses nude human figures as his major motif has got his motivation for the exhibition ‘Nude Carpet’ from an object inside his studio—an old carpet. Muna Bhadel’s exhibition ‘The Missing Souls’, is inspired by her surroundings— Dapcha Bazaar—where she spent most of her childhood. According to Bhadel, she became aware of her environment after reading ‘Karnali Blues’ by Buddhi Sagar.

‘Nepal Art Now’ in The Weltmuseum Wien, Vienna

Published On: May 11, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Featuring contemporary and modern artworks since the 1950s with the development of the higher education sector in Fine Arts, Nepal has taken a leap in the art sector. A number of galleries established and art exhibitions hosted around the city is its evidence.

​Artistic expression of existentialism on display

Published On: April 26, 2019 02:06 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

The exhibition features artists Manish Lal Shrestha, Sushma Shakya, Bidhata KC, Sandhya Silwal, Kapil Dixit and Jupiter Pradhan. In the exhibition, one can witness drawings, prints, installation, painting and video displayed in such a way where each art work gets full attention of the viewers. Though its area is 350 Sq ft, the curator has managed to display huge installations as well.

Many layers to me

Published On: March 21, 2019 11:21 AM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

There's many layers to me Peal one by one gently And you'll know  The truest color of me. Don't haste to get  To the innermost of me

Stories of lives walking through the dark tunnel toward the light

Published On: February 20, 2019 07:03 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Despite being the victims of conflict, because they are civilians, they never received compensations of any kinds from the government for what had happened to their lives and the lives attached to them. Though the civil war came to an end in 2006, the sufferings of the war-victims still have not finished.  The various difficulties they face and how they are coping with their lives now are on an exhibition titled ‘14 Stories: Living Memories of War’. The exhibition kicked off on Tuesday at Staff College, Jawalakhel where it also features the audio along with photographs of survivors.