Celebrated on 25th of January every year, Burns night is a celebration that marks the life and work of poet Robert Burns. Although the celebration initially started from Scotland, it is now celebrated in various parts of the world.
Renowned poet and lyricist, Kali Prasad Rijal released his biopic ‘Kadama Haseko Jindagi’ at Paleti, Nepalaya’s micro-event series on Friday. On the book, Rijal has portrayed his life journey and rural Nepal of his time.
Poet Jeevan Khatri launched his anthology titled ‘Aagoko Barnamala’ on Saturday at the premises of Sarwanam Theater, Kathmandu. The anthology was jointly launched by Khatri’s parents, poet Tulsi Diwas, Bimal Acharya and Deepak Sapkota.
A poet, novelist and teacher, Rajan Mukarung is an eloquent intellectual. Originally from the hilly district of Bhojpur, his early success in writing won him numerous accolades. Awarded with Kirat Puraskar Samman for novel ‘Hechhakupa’, Pahichan Puraskar for ‘Ferido Saundarya’ and Madan Puraskar for ‘Damini Bhir’ in 2012, he is currently dedicated to the publishing his next volume, ‘Ayogya’ soon this year.
KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The resounding Dashain song has already echoed our homely walls as we enter the sixth day of the festival. Dashain much known for a family reunion and longer days off from work is an occasion to rejoice with an age-old culture and rituals sharing roots to our deep-seated values and beliefs. Over the decades, our new trends and practices have quite blended in adding different ways of celebration. However, no matter how much we long to play the Dashain swing or how many kites we flew in the past years, the spirit of celebration has remained intact with nurturing our religious significance of truth's victory over the evil.
KATHMANDU, June 2: National poet Madhav Prasad Ghimire returned home after undergoing treatment at Medanta Hospital, New Delhi. Ghimire was flown to New Delhi on May 23 after Dhapasi based Grande International Hospital referred him to Medanta.
‘Raat Chirnya Bhanu’ or The Life of Bhanubhakta is currently being staged at Shilpee Theatre in Battisputali, Kathmandu. This play that is being produced collectively by Lok Drishti Theatre and Aarambha Natya Samuha will be staged till December 2, 2017 at the same venue.