Gone are the days when students used to rely on rote-learning books to excel. While the technique might give them some extra marks, only book knowledge is not enough to shine out among the smart generation of students. Also, the conventional teacher-based classroom learning method is now outdated. To learn something, one needs to engage and question everything.
KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Yomari (loosely translated as favorite bread item) is one of the most celebrated confectionaries among the Newari community. As the name suggests, Yomari Punhi is celebrated on the full moon day of Thinla, second month of Newari calendar. It usually falls on the Nepali month of Mangsir or November/December (this year on December 3).
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Nepal is the second richest country in the world in water resources.
This is a statement that most of the Nepali people know by heart. And yet,most of them don't know where the water is.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The fifth Ekadeshma International Short Film Festival 2017 concluded on Sunday with a closing ceremony where few of the outstanding films among the 99 shorts films screened at QFX Kumari Cinemas, Kamalpokhari, were awarded.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Combining music and storytelling, various compositions of Bollywood music director Shantanu Moitra were played during a musical event organized at the Rastriya Naachghar, Jamal, on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The way one speaks becomes their identity. The tone, the texture and the pitch of one’s voice makes them unique. Most of us are stuck with one voice for the rest of our lives. Very few have the privilege to change their voice, it is hard to change one’s voice or rather it’s a matter of practice to generate a new voice but we don’t practice it. Nevertheless, it’s always amusing to see a person who changes their voice and sound natural at that.
The fifth Ekadeshma International Short Film Festival is all set to kick-off on Thursday with the screening of 99 films from all over the world in five different sections that deal with various social, political and cultural issues.
KATHMANDU, Nov 14: A script and project development workshop for directors and producers started from Sunday at Hotel Greenwich Village, Sanepa Height. The four-day workshop is organized by Ekadeshma International Short Film Festival in support of Festival Del Film Locarno and Embassy of Switzerland.
KATHMANDU, Nov 14: For a very long time, I had been meaning to get away from all the noise around me. All that was happening around me had consumed me and I needed a breath of fresh air. So, this Saturday I decided to take that time for myself and go on a hike, alone. Yes, I went on a hike alone with some people I did not know. The idea of solo hiking turned out to be just what I needed to reset my mind.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: After two auditions, different competitions and rigorous trainings, the three-month-long journey of Republica My City Presents En Vogue Fashion Show and modeling contest searching for the next face of House of Fashion (HoF) Nepal is finally concluding with a glittery, glamorous, grand finale on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Carpooling and scooterpooling are not new concepts for humans. We have heard and been a part of the ‘pooling system’ with our friends, family or in many cases our co-workers. However, to adapt the practice in our everyday lives and share a ride with a complete stranger, we need a bit more of practice and a lot of leniency in our mindsets.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: People from almost all nooks of the country can be found in Kathmandu Valley, while the local residents are most often charged for not being adventurous enough. But lately people, especially the younger generation, are exploring their love for travelling.
The ongoing third Gharana Music Festival 2017 has brought together many national and international artists in Nepal under a single platform and has associated many known names for the festival. The festival is a celebration of music and talent that these artists have. MY CITY’s Nasana Bajracharya caught up with two Nepali bands that have collaborated with Gharana Music Foundation this year and talked about their experience and expectations from the Festival.
KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Project: Nepal Bhasha, a joint initiative of four LEO clubs operating in the Kathmandu Valley, started from Saturdayin an attempt to raise awareness about Nepal Bhasha and its cultural aspects among the youths.
KATHMANDU, Oct 30: With Rupert Boyd in guitar and Laura Metcalf in cello, the Boyd meets Girl gave their third and last performance for Third Gharana Music Festival 2017 on Saturday at the Le Sherpa in Maharajgunj.
KATHMANDU, Oct 26: A good cup of tea is always the best way to start the day. Some take it black and plain, other like tea with milk and spices. Though there are numerous cafes and coffee lounges catering to the younger generation that crave coffee, Chiyapaan is probably the very first tea lounge in Kathmandu.