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Mithila art on display in Thamel

Post Report 28 May 12:13 PM

An art exhibition organised by Folk Art department of Nepal Fine Arts Academy is currently ongoing at Mithila Yain Art Gallery, in Thamel. The exhibit features Mithila folk art by more than three dozen artists.Read Full Story »

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Bound by art

Samikshya Bhattarai 28 May 12:13 PM

An art exhibit—Crossing Borders—kicks off on Sunday at Siddhartha Art Gallery in Babarmahal. Read Full Story »

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Paleti’s new wave

Post Report 28 May 12:12 PM

The Paleti series’ foray into featuring a new crop of Nepali musicians began with a performance by the singer Bidhan Shrestha.Read Full Story »

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Bungdyo’s indecent proposal

Sanjit Bhakta Pradhananga 27 May 09:01 AM

Why Patan has just one chariot festival might not be a question that has tickled your fancy before. Yet, once stirred, why the City of Arts has just the elaborate festival for the Bungdyo is not a question that is easily shaken off. Read Full Story »

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Half-baked, zero-witted

Obie Shrestha 27 May 08:53 AM

There hasn’t been another film, at least not in this past year or so, during which I can recall having groaned with quite as much feeling and as frequently as I did while watching Mohit Suri’s (Woh Lamhe, Ek Villain) new Half Girlfriend.Read Full Story »

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From Russia with love

Timothy Aryal 27 May 08:53 AM

This past week, a small team of Russian theatre directors travelled to Nepal, on invitation by the newly-established Kantipur Film Academy, for an intensive four-day acting workshop. Read Full Story »

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Pedaling the path of the Buddha

Sam Leigh 27 May 08:35 AM

Over centuries, religious devotees have undertaken pilgrimages to sacred sites and places of belief, many holding the notion that the greater one suffers, the greater karmic merit one will achieve in the process.Read Full Story »

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Yalung

Samundra Subba 27 May 08:32 AM

The only certainty about tracking a snow leopard is the uncertainty. These solitary and secretive cats are not called the “ghost of the mountain” without reason—no matter how much you prepare, you are almost always pointing in the dark. Read Full Story »

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Two new plays in town

Post Report 26 May 10:27 AM

Kathmandu’s theatre circuit is slated to see the staging of two new plays starting this week: Ani Deurali Runchha, at Shilpee Theatre; and Saledo, at Mandala Theatre.Read Full Story »

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From Kaski to Korea

Deepak Pariyar 26 May 10:27 AM

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The Crown Awaits

Post Report 26 May 10:16 AM

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Post Report 25 May 09:09 AM

The fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of German-Nepal Friendship Association (GNFA) was marked with various cultural programmes in Cologne in Germany earlier this week. Read Full Story »

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A new generation of Paubha artists in the making

Samikshya Bhattarai 25 May 09:08 AM

A Paubha painting exhibition, titled Living Heritage, featuring works by artist Lok Chitrakar and the students of Simrik Atelier, is going to be held at Patan Dhoka, starting May 27. Read Full Story »

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The Crown Awaits

Post Report 25 May 09:04 AM

As the countdown for the finale of Hidden Treasure Miss Nepal 2017—the most prestigious beauty pageant in the country—begins, the Post gives you a glimpse of the 19 contestants who are ready to stake their claim to the coveted crown.Read Full Story »

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 Beauty of humour

24 May 09:16 AM

A household name in the country, Hari Bansha Acharya is a popular comedian, singer and philanthropist.Read Full Story »

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The Crown Awaits

Post Report 24 May 09:16 AM

As the countdown for the finale of Hidden Treasure Miss Nepal 2017—the most prestigious beauty pageant in the country—begins, Read Full Story »

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Jayamaya travels to Biratnagar

Post Report 23 May 08:56 AM

After a month-long successful show in the Capital, the play Jayamaya Aphu Matra Lekhapani Aaipugi has now travelled to the eastern city of Biratnagar. The play is currently being staged at Sushila Koirala Natakghar Aarohan Gurukul in the city. Read Full Story »

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Bidhan Shrestha to perform at Paleti

Post Report 23 May 08:56 AM

The May edition of the Paleti music series will feature artist Bidhan Shrestha, it has been announced. Read Full Story »

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Back to the future

Anuj Bhandari 23 May 08:56 AM

Nokia was once the leading smartphone brand in Nepal in terms of market share. The durability and functionality the brand offered at the time came second to none. But with the rise of smartphones like iPhones and various Android phones, Nokia’s influence began to wane and the company eventually sold itself to Microsoft. Read Full Story »

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Khanal’s Apthayaro Bato hits shelves

Post Report 21 May 11:12 AM

Journalist Shree Bhakta Khanal’s new book, Apthayaro Bato, was released amid a function held recently in the Capital.Read Full Story »

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Fateko Jutta to star Priyanka, Saugat

Post Report 21 May 11:12 AM

Priyanka Karki and Saugat Malla who of late shared screen in Subarna Thapa-directorial Fanko are now slated to star together in Fateko Jutta. Read Full Story »

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Kathmandu spring

Sanjeev Giri 20 May 08:21 AM

On May 13, a day before local elections were held in 34 districts across the country, Health Minister Gagan Thapa was swamped by UML cadres in Kapan, where the irate crowd berated him for breaching the election code of conduct by trying to reach out to Nepali Congress voters.Read Full Story »

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Pedal power

Abha Dhital 20 May 08:20 AM

If you find yourself in and around the Patan Durbar Square, you are likely to find a couple of three-wheelers that immediately stand out. Difficult to categorise as tempo or rickshaw, pedi cabs are misfit of sorts.Read Full Story »

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Unleashing Nepal

Mohan Guragain 20 May 08:19 AM

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal was right when he said that the local level elections, the first phase of which has been held successfully in three provinces, were historic not because they took place after two decades but because people’s representatives are being elected to local federal governments for the first time, under a new constitution.Read Full Story »

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Closer to home

Shreya Paudel 20 May 08:16 AM

As a kid growing up in the 90s, I was fortunate enough to have caught Muna and Sunkeshra—two children’s Nepali-language magazines—at the tail-end of their heydays. Read Full Story »

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A Window into Madhes-Pahad Relations

Kul Chandra Gautam 20 May 08:15 AM

For those of us baffled by the dynamics of Madhes-Pahad relations in Nepal in recent decades, journalist Girish Giri’s book Birgunj: Mero Saharko Katha provides a balanced, first-hand perspective by someone of a Pahadi stock but with deep roots in Madhes. Read Full Story »

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Ballot box and the box office

Post Report 19 May 09:06 AM

With three provinces in the country gripped by election fever, and preparations underway to hold the second phase of elections in the remaining provinces, ticket sales at movie theatres have taken a significant hit.Read Full Story »

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Of Cities and their essence

Samikshya Bhattarai 18 May 08:52 AM

An art exhibition, Urban Reflections, is going to be held in the Capital on Friday. The art exhibit organised by ArtLab will feature 10 artists and their canvas reflections of various murals, graffiti, and street arts that initially adorned the urban walls during the two-year-long The Prasad Project, which concluded in 2016. Read Full Story »

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EU film fest to start this week

Post Report 17 May 09:38 AM

The sixth edition of the EU Film Festival is slated to kick off this week at the QFX Kumari Hall, in the Capital. The fest is being organised jointly by Kathmandu-based diplomatic missions and cultural instutions of the European Union (EU).Read Full Story »

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