Godavari Running Festival on Sept 24

September 19, 2016 00:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The third edition of Godavari Running Festival is set to be organized on 24th September.  Run Camp Nepal, Pump and Base Camp Outdoor are jointly organizing the one day event around Godavari area on the occasion of International Tourism day.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Ekadeshma International Short Film Festival 2016 has opened submissions for both Nepali and international short films. In its fourth edition, the festival will take place in Kathmandu from November 11 to November 13 at QFX Cinemas Kumari.

Jhamsikhel Street Festival

September 10, 2016 08:43 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The third edition of Jhamsikhel Street Festival is happening on Saturday, September 10.

SHIMLA, Sept 7: Ganesh Panday's "Nepal Earthquake: Heroes, Survivors and Miracles" and Graham Colin's "Outcast" are among 54 films to be screened at the two-day Second International Film Festival of Shimla, commencing here from October 1, organizers said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Nepali film ‘White Sun’ has been premiered at the Venice International Film Festival.

Nepal Africa Film Festival-2016 kicks off

September 7, 2016 16:17 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The fifth edition of 'Nepal Africa Film Festival – 2016' kicked off today at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) at Kamalpokhari of the capital city.

Volleyball festival held

August 28, 2016 20:53 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Nepal Volleyball Association on Saturday organized Youth Volleyball Festival 2016 in Manamaiju, Kathmandu with the view to promote volleyball at the school level.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended her best wishes to all Nepali sisters and brothers in the country and abroad for their peace, happiness, prosperity, internal unity and good will on the occasion of Shree Krishna Janmastami and Gaura Festival, today.

Gaura festival kicks off

August 22, 2016 14:02 pm

BAITADI, Aug 22: The festival, one of the most famous in the region, normally falls in the Nepali month of Bhadra (August/September) according to lunar calendar and is also celebrated in some districts in the Mid-West as well as Kumaun in India.

Nepal Youth Literature Festival

August 20, 2016 09:15 am

If you are a literature geek, you can populate yourself with fellow enthusiasts at the ‘Nepal Youth Literature Festival’ that’s currently taking place in Budhanilkantha School. Organized by the school’s Drama and Debating Club, the festival opened on August 18.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Today is the festival of Gaijatra. Nepali people, especially Newari community, are celebrating this festival with much gusto in the capital, wishing peace for the departed soul.

Gaijatra festival today

August 19, 2016 08:37 am

Kathmandu, Aug 19: The traditional festival of Gaijatra or the 'cow festival' is being observed from today in the three cities of Kathmandu Valley and some other places in the country amidst fun, gaiety, humor, satire and entertainment.

KATHMANDU, Aug. 18: The tagadharis or those who wear the 'Janai' (the sacred thread) around their bodies from the left shoulder change the sacred thread today after having a haircut and a bath on the occasion of 'Janai Purnima', also known as 'Rishi Tarpani'.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: Hindus are observing the Nagapanchami festival today as per the time-honored tradition.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a directive order against animal sacrifice during Gadhimai festival calling on the government to discourage the tradition of sacrificing animals in the name of pleasing gods.

'Gunla' festival begins

August 3, 2016 10:46 am

Kathmandu, Aug 3: A month-long "Gunla" festival, one of the important festivals of the Newar Buddhist community has began from today.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Two Nepali films have been selected for the 73rd Venice International Film Festival. Deepak Rauniyar’s feature length film ‘White Sun’ and ‘Dadyaa’, a short film directed by Pooja Gurung and Bibhusan Basnet, will represent Nepal in Venice this year. The Venice Film Festival is one of the oldest and major international film festivals of the world.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Nepali play ‘Malini’ has been staged at ‘Indo Nepal International Theater Festival’ in Haryana, India, making it the first Nepali play to be performed at the festival. The drama is the Nepali adaptation of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s play ‘Malini.’

KATHMANDU, June 10: The 4th Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival is kicking off on Friday, June 10. Organized by Human Rights Film Center, the three-day festival will be held at Staff College in Jawalakhel. Oscar winning Pakistani documentary, 'A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness' directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, will be the opening film of the festival being inaugurated by Chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Anup Raj Sharma.