KATHMANDU, April 16: Chaite Dashain is being celebrated today. Today, Hindus are celebrating Chaite Dashain by gathering at their homes and Shakti Peethas and worshiping Durga Bhawani.

KATHMANDU, April 11: The entire Muslim community across the country is celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr today by reciting special prayers (Namaz) and receiving blessings from their elderly ones.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The government has decided to celebrate the National Democracy Day, 2080 BS in a grand manner.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The Government of Nepal has decided to celebrate Constitution Day for three days featuring a range of creative programs. On Sunday morning, the meeting of the Constitution Day Main Celebrations Committee, chaired by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, decided to celebrate the Constitution Day with grandeur.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished for happiness, peace, prosperity and good health to all Nepalis at home and abroad on the occasion of the Kumari Indra Jatra festival, 2079 BS.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has wished for peace, prosperity and happiness to all Nepalis living in the country and abroad on the occasion of the Indra Jastra festival today.

Indra Jatra celebration begins

September 9, 2022 09:32 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Indra Jatra, the festival of rain and good harvest, is being observed today with fanfare.

5 Jatras to observe in Nepal

August 9, 2022 16:30 pm

"Jatra" in the Nepali language means "street festivals", making the celebration a public and community affair. Here are some jatras you can observe throughout the year, with different historical and cultural significance, and portrayal of the celebration.

KATHMANDU, May 8: Namaste Eid 2022, a multicultural event organized with an aim to bring people from various communities of Nepal together to celebrate Eid and conclude the fasting month of Ramadan concluded successfully at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu on Saturday.

Today, on the first day of the tenth month (Sauwal) according to the Arabic calendar Hijri, the entire Muslim community across the country is celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr by reciting special prayers(Namaz) and receiving blessings from their elderly ones. During this festival, younger ones from the Muslim community go to their elderly ones for three days and receive blessings. It is customary to give sevai, dates, and other sweet delicacies to the relatives who come for blessings.

Celebs Dashain look

October 15, 2021 19:46 pm

Celebrities are also currently enjoying the festivity and here My City compiled some festive snaps that they shared in there Instagram :

According to the lunar calendar, every year Naagpachami is observed on the fifth day of the bright half of the Nepali month of Shrawan. Naagpanchami is the festival dedicated to Naag or the serpent god. During Nagpanchami, poster/paintings with motifs of snakes, half-human half-snake forms, Lord Krishna sitting or standing on multi-headed snake, insects, frog and more are seen pasted on the front door of the houses.

Sithi Nakha is celebrated on the sixth day of the waxing moon, according to the lunar calendar, in the Nepali month of Jestha/Asar. This year it has fallen on Wednesday, June 16.

Republic day being observed today

May 29, 2021 10:40 am

KATHMANDU, May 29: The Republic Day is being observed across the country today.

SANKHU: Despite the COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the local administration, locals of Sankhu in the capital celebrated the Bajrayogini Jatra on Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The celebration of Bisket (Biska) jatra-- one of the popular religious festivals celebrated in Kathmandu Valley,  began in Bhaktapur from Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Holi, the festival of color, is being celebrated with a huge fanfare in the hilly region of the country on Sunday.

A group of the LGBTQI community celebrated Valentine’s Day on Sunday with a stage show at Patan Durbar Square, Patan. Bibeksheel Sajha Party organized the event where groups of sexual minorities expressed their feelings of love showcasing dance, poem recitations and speech delivery.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Indian Embassy in Kathmandu celebrated the 72nd  Republic  Day of India amidst various functions at the Embassy's premise on Tuesday.

Christmas being observed today

December 25, 2020 07:44 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Christmas is being celebrated across the country marking the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ today.

Bibaha Panchami being observed today

December 19, 2020 08:25 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The Ram Janaki Bibaha Panchami is being observed today with much more fanfare in Janakpurdham and other parts of the country.

Dashain is over, and Tihar is approaching. But the prospect of celebrating with friends and family has become a dream. It’s time to remember the good old days and feel good about it.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepali Hindus are observing Maha Ashtami, the eighth day of the ten-day-long Bada Dashain festival, on Saturday, by worshipping goddess Durga Bhawani.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: On the occasion of the Bada Dashain festival, the Fulpati has been taken into the homes as per tradition throughout the country today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Hindu women are celebrating Rishi Panchami across the country on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The federal, provincial and local government bodies have been directed to observe the upcoming Civil Service Day by maintaining adequate health safety. The meeting held under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary Lokdarshan Regmi has urged the government employees to compulsorily maintain lockdown rules and adopt health safety.

Teej festival being observed today

August 21, 2020 08:32 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Teej, one of the most celebrated festivals by Hindu women, is being observed across the country today.

Jennifer Lopez has celebrated another trip around the sun, as she rang in her 51st birthday with loved ones. But the two-time Grammy nominee appears to have found a fountain of youth, as she continues to stun at every age.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The International Yoga Day is being celebrated in Nepal on Sunday. The International Yoga Day is observed annually on June 21 since 2015 following its inception at the United Nations General Assembly in 2014.

National Democracy Day to be observed

February 11, 2020 19:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: The government has decided to observe the 70th National Democracy Day in a grand manner with the ownership and involvement of the people at large.

HELAMBU,MELIMCHIM Jan 26: Crispy delicious ‘Kapsye’, oily yummy ‘Baver’, sounds of firecrackers, decorated houses, happy faces, new ‘Tarcho’ and ‘Lungdar’ in front of houses and chilly cold weather are among few things that simply describe the arrival of Lhosar in Helambu, Sindhupalchowk.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: People from Tamang community are celebrating Sonam Lhosar with fanfare by extending greetings to one another and feasting on traditional cuisines today.

SYDNEY/HONG KONG/LONDON, Jan 1: The world celebrated the New Year on Wednesday with fireworks displays from Sydney to London, although celebrations were clouded by deadly wildfires in Australia, protests in Hong Kong and India and nuclear tensions with North Korea.

Chhat festival being observed today

November 2, 2019 11:26 am

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 2: The festival of purity, goodwill and faith, Chhat is being observed with high regard and much fanfare today.

Ekta Kapoor who has been omnipresent throughout this year with great content.

Time for celebration

October 20, 2019 01:30 am

While Nepali women continue to face numerous obstacles in everyday life, celebrations are in order to honor the achievements that have been made so far

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Nepali people, mainly Hindus celebrated Vijaya Dashami, the 10th day of the Bada Dashain festival on Tuesday by receiving Tika, Jamara and blessings from elders

Oct 6: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

October 6, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: President Bidya Devi Bhandari paid homage to the goddess at Palanchok Bhagawati temple located at Panchkhal in Kavrepalanchok district.

Like it or not, clicking photos or making videos is a huge part of any celebration. Be it a graduation, a dinner party or festivals like Dashain and Tihar, most of us want to capture and archive our experiences. And some of us want to be really good at it. So when the festival season arrives and our social media is flooded with pictures from our friends and family, it can be difficult to maintain a unique Instagram feed. But it’s not impossible. The Week is here to arm you with a few tricks to make your photos stand out from the rest this festive season.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Nepal's Permanent Mission to the United Nations and the Consulate General of Nepal based in New York jointly hosted a reception on Wednesday in New York to celebrate the National Day and the fourth anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Sept. 3: Hindu women are observing the Rishi Panchami festival across the country today.

PARIS, Aug 25:  Paris is celebrating the French resistance fighters, American soldiers and others who liberated the City of Light from Nazi occupation exactly 75 years ago.

Celebrating #Womenhumanitarians

August 19, 2019 01:00 am

In the aftermath of disasters, women’s specific humanitarian needs are often not adequately identified nor responded to. Women and other minorities face further marginalization during disasters

Celebrating Gaijatra

August 16, 2019 18:00 pm

There are differences in traditions and celebrating styles according to the places and people in Gaijatra festival. For example, in Bhaktapur, the people of bereaved families bring out the cloth-covered baskets with horns of straw and a painted cow's face affixed into it in the procession. An interesting kind of dance with sticks is also performed in Bhaktapur.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Janku is a term applied to a particular Newari tradition in which a cultural ceremony is performed when Newari people reach certain ages.

MEXICO CITY, June 30: Tens of thousands of people turned out for gay pride celebrations around the world on Saturday, including a boisterous party in Mexico and the first pride march in North Macedonia’s capital.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The ruling Nepal Communist Party will celebrate the 70th founding anniversary of Nepal Communist Party on Monday.

Celebs and their Holi celebration

March 20, 2019 16:08 pm

It's Holi today, festival of colors and is being observed with much fanfare in hilly region and in the capital as well. The festival signifies the victory over evil and this festival is also known as the day of expressing love.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today morning planted mango saplings on the premises of his official residence in Baluwatar to celebrate his 68th birthday.