Sangita Shrestha

The contributor for Republica.

Exploring the future of theater

Published On: July 3, 2020 07:15 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Theater hall comes alive with the soul of artists. The black box space becomes colorful with lively performance, along with the support of people working behind the scenes. However, since the outbreak of COVID-19 and lockdown in the nation the magic that used to happen has come to a halt. Like many other fields, theatrical scenario too is looking grim.

Here's how to make your own cloth menstrual pads

Published On: June 28, 2020 02:33 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Isn't it a delight, if you could spend less on sanitary pads or tampons? And what if you could make your own cloth pads, more comfortable and are better for the environment? So, here's a video on how to make your own reusable pads:

Citizen's Cultural Peace Walk for National Independence, Co-existence, and Good Governance (With video)

Published On: June 24, 2020 06:14 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

With  a theme "Kathmandu valley-wide citizen's cultural peace walk for national independence, co-existence, and good governance" members of The Civil Voice, a Facebook group has begun a eight-day protest "Citizen's Cultural Peace Walk".

Forefront of fighting epidemics and pandemics:Nurses

Published On: May 12, 2020 06:36 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Everybody is aware of the fact that "health is wealth", without health there is not much in one's life. Moreover, the current scenario of COVID-19 pandemic is reinforcing the same, where health care professionals' efforts are highly recognized. And on May 12, it's the International Day of Nurse along with 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale

Here's how to make your own hand sanitizer at home (With Video)

Published On: March 24, 2020 01:47 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Amid the pandemic COVID-19, here’s a mini-tutorial video and infographics for anyone who wants to prepare hand sanitizer at home.

Shaping career being within the box (with video)

Published On: March 15, 2020 05:42 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Ghimire believes that technology is for all where technology education and skills to girls can employ them in the IT sector promoting tech equality and combat gender disparity.

Junkiri for all, spreading knowledge on feminism

Published On: March 4, 2020 06:42 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

There were days when small kids used to follow fireflies and get mesmerized by their twinkling light. However, due to urbanization and light pollution, it is a rare sight to find fireflies flying freely in the city. No matter how tiny they are, fireflies always illuminate light on their path and created a delight in the environment.

Being satisfied in life and falling for innocence

Published On: March 1, 2020 08:00 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

I was devastated after the doctor told me, I had to quit playing. But my parents and Gurus supported me and helped me lead my life toward satisfaction. I am living a satisfied life as a teacher and a coach. I had never imagined that I would be a school teacher,”

Korea and Nepal Convergence Art Exhibition on display

Published On: February 21, 2020 05:44 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

one can vividly see the difference in the works of Korean artists and Nepali artists. Even though, the paintings are focused on portraits, everyday life, and nature using acrylic or oil on canvas, the perspective and composition help to see the difference in their work. This can hence, is the exhibition for the art lovers to understand the beauty of Nepali art along with Korean art technique.

Typography 2020, exhibition exploring type fonts

Published On: February 11, 2020 02:48 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

“Typography 2020”, an exhibition by the students studying in BFA  second year in Sirjana College of Fine Arts with Graphic Communications as their major, kicked off on Saturday at Nepal Art Council.

Spreading joy of love through paintings (With Video)

Published On: February 10, 2020 03:09 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

It’s February—month of love—meant to be for couples. And what better ways one can express their union and togetherness, than showcasing their feelings and thoughts in the form of art. With this in mind and to celebrate their anniversary of conjugal life, artist Sabita Dangol and Ishan Pariyar organized a joint painting and drawing exhibition ‘Affinity’.

Nepal-Korea contemporary art concludes

Published On: February 6, 2020 04:45 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

In the eyes of a foreigner, Nepal seems to be the land of mystical art, religion and living culture. And the exhibition ‘Namaste Nepal Kathmandu Contemporary Art’, which is a group exhibition of 21 Korean and 14 Nepali artists, is a way of expressing gratitude and respect to each other through contemporary art.

Different aspects of life in detail: Passage of Time

Published On: January 29, 2020 04:53 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Life is all about experiences and changes. Then, with time, change is inevitable. Depicting his life experiences and the inevitable changes that occurred in his life, an art exhibition 'Passage of Time' by artist Krishna Lama began on Saturday at Nepal Art council, Baber Mahal.

Being a musician is glamorous

Published On: January 8, 2020 05:13 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Five years ago with the request of his friend, he tried to sing inside a studio. Bikki is a self-taught musician and this experience made him realize he can create music.

Madhyapur Thimi’s beauty

Published On: January 6, 2020 04:15 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

The temple complexes having pagoda styled temples, wooden windows and doors. Then aesthetically alluring atmosphere speaks volume about Madhyapur Thimi being the soul of the city.

Dipika’s podcast for young immigrant population in the US

Published On: January 6, 2020 10:00 AM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Dipika Shrestha is the co-host and co-producer, of podcast ‘At the End of the Day’ – a weekly career guide for new young immigrants in the US. She has always been passionate about using multimedia to bring about change in people’s lives.

Here’s Why: Libraries are important in our digital world

Published On: December 19, 2019 06:06 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

A person with knowledge is powerful and no one can take it away from them. And books help them to gain knowledge where libraries are the resources. However, we lack proper library in our community and digitization has also affected in the establishment of libraries.

Kundoon and Saruk sharing same screen space

Published On: December 11, 2019 04:10 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Aspiring actor Kundoon Shakya is debuting on big screen through a short film, ‘Thirsty’ by filmmaker Aneel Neupane. The movie is going to be premiered at 17 th edition of Kathmandu International Film Festival (Kimff), scheduled for December 11-15 at City Hall and Nepal Tourism Board hall, Bhrikutimandap.

Sushila soaring high through 'Udaan: Beyond Boundaries'

Published On: November 26, 2019 04:59 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

There are incidents in our society where a married woman's position in a family is nothing but synonymous to a cow. The family is feeding her so; she has to do whatever they ask her to do. And we are also very accustomed with the social norms that till now, we do not question why only women have to leave their birth place after marriage. Meanwhile, if a woman wants her husband also leave the house, then the woman is blamed as the home wrecker.

Have goals in life

Published On: November 17, 2019 03:39 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Being from the clan who gives life to clay in forms of vessels, it won’t be wrong to say that creativity is in his blood. He is a multifaceted artist who is also active in acting and is involved in local traditional mask dance as Devgan (masked dancer) during festivities. However, he is in love with painting and in water color medium.