How would you save vanishing traditional craftsmanship? An entrepreneur finds a way.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Uma Maheshwar Sangeet Pratisthan, Kritipur, hosted a classical and devotional musical concert at the premises of the Uma Maheshwar temple this Saturday.  The event marks the second edition of the classical music event.

Han Hua (Acculturation), a painting and calligraphy exhibition by Chinese artists, began from Sunday in Park Gallery, Pulchowk. The exhibition also marks the celebration of International Youth Creative and Cultural Week. Calligraphy, ink painting, and contemporary painting are the three segments of the exhibition. Each segment features three artists.

Retaining traditional art!

February 23, 2018 19:22 pm

MYAGDI, Feb 23: Community forest in Raghu Ganga Rural Municipality-3 of the district is operating Doko (traditional Nepali basket) manufacturing factory.

There are times when western desserts just don’t cut it. These are times when we go back to the all too familiar sweets that have truly proven to be timeless. You can treat family and friends across generations with it and be certain that they will enjoy it.

Traditional designs with a twist

January 12, 2018 13:08 pm

“We were a group of four friends who were extremely passionate about product designing. Every time we met we would discuss about collaborating and creating a space to work together,” says Nim Joshi, one of the co-founders of Metalwood Nepal. “All of us were from different backgrounds but our determination to make unique furniture and accessories brought us together,” he adds.

LAHAN, Sept 24: The country's oldest political party, the Nepali Congress (NC) which had dominated the 2013 second Constitution Assembly elections in Siraha district, had perhaps never expected an embarrassing defeat in the same district in the local elections.

HERBON, August 27: For people struggling to establish their own state, traditional food is an important part of the national heritage, and for Palestinians in the West Bank that goes well beyond the standard hummus (chickpea paste).

JHAPA, July 7: Most of the influential leaders of big parties here in the district failed to maintain their influence in their strongholds as candidates of rival parties emerged victorious in their traditionally established bastions.

ILAM, July 5: A few days before the second phase of local polls, Nepali Congress" (NC) Ilam district Secretary Khagendra Dewan claimed that his party would sweep all ten local units of the district. His prediction didn't materialize as the result was exactly the opposite of what they were expecting.

ILAM, July 6: A few days before the second phase of local polls, Nepali Congress' (NC) Ilam district Secretary Khagendra Dewan claimed that his party would sweep all ten local units of the district. His prediction didn't materialize as the result was exactly the opposite of what they were expecting.

NEPALGUNJ, July 5: Major political parties have lost their traditional strongholds in various districts of Province 5 and 7 in the June 28 local level elections.

ILAM, Feb 19: Against the backdrop of a mission to rid Ilam of indoor air pollution caused by traditional in-built cook stoves within this year, the number of households found to be using reformed cook stoves has climbed to 22,000.

JUMLA, Feb 17: With the modern means of culture and art sweeping the globe, the traditional culture and art of the Karnali region are taking a back seat lately.

Participants in Peru’s annual slugfest battled it out on Sunday (December 25) in the local Takanakuy fighting festival aimed at settling old scores and starting the new year afresh. This year, however, marked the first time the fusion “Huaylia Chumbivilcana” dance that often accompanies event was performed after being declared Peruvian national heritage.

MANCHESTER, Nov 2: There's a new craze sweeping through the Premier League — and it spells bad news for the traditional center forward.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Though Chandraman Pariyar, a seventy-two year old man from Kavre, could not fulfill his dream to become an army staff, he learned to feed his family by working hard in his traditional occupation.

Traditional essence at risk

July 22, 2016 09:46 am

There isn’t a month better than Shrawan to locate the devotees among us. As the holy month makes its presence felt, we can easily spot them among the masses with their puja tikas, green bangles and henna tattoos.