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Entries open for the 6thInt’l Folk Music Film Fest

The 6th annual International Folk Music Film Festival is scheduled to be held in November. Music Museum of Nepal who is the host of this event, have invited moviemakers from around the world to submit their entries by end of July, said a statement. This year the theme of the …

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When small is counted

Five rupees is a small amount but when it is added, it becomes a huge amount. The government has been able to collect 240 million rupees within two weeks from one customs office against the infrastructure development tax on petro-products with the aim of constructing Budhigandaki Dam Hydropower Project. It …

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The Development and Evolution of Chinese Traditional Opera

Chinese opera

Chinese traditional opera form sprouted from god-worshiping dance and song in the ancient times. By the Spring and Autumn & Warring States period, there were the so-called “You Ren” actors. Since then it underwent a long term of evolution, through Baixi of the Han dynasty, Canjunxi of the Tang dynasty, …

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Painting depicting aspects of Mithila women

An art exhibition ‘Invention in Tradition Third’ that features the works by artist UmeshSah is currently being hosted by Siddhartha Art Gallery in the Capital. The artworks in the exhibit depict countless aspects of Mithila lifestyle. The paintings explore the psyche of Mithila women. The paintings not just explore the …

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Sunny Leone is here in KTM

sunny leon

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone has arrived in Kathmandu (KTM) to perform dance at a party which is going to be organized at Hyatt Regency. “Excited to come to Nepal, let’s get the party going,” she tweeted. This is the third time she is visiting Nepal. This time she came to …

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10th Israeli film festival

Isreal flim festival

The Embassy of Israel in collaboration with Nepal Film Society (NFS) jointly organized the 10th Israeli Film Festival from 23-24 June 2016 at the Russian Culture Center, Kathmandu. A special screening of the movie “Fill the Void” was screened amidst the inaugural on 22 June 2016. Mr.Ananda Prasad Pokharel, Minister …

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‘Upiyanko Nibandha’ at Theatre Mall

upiyako nibandha

Theatre Mall in Sundhara in the Capital is currently staging the play ‘UpiyankoNibandha’, written and directed KedarShrestha. Theatre Centre for Children (TCC, Nepal) partnered with Theatre mall to produce the play. The play explores the relationship between students and teachers; while doing so the play examines the current picture of …

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Ex-president to face court

The first President of the republic Nepal is facing the court case as the government has not paid the rent of the house where he is staying. Earlier, the government had decided to pay 130 thousand rupees per month as rent for ex-President Rambaran Yadav. The house owner, who didn’t …

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Ex-VP’s plight

Yes, the government decided to pay house rent of the ex-president but such a facility has not been given to the ex-vice president. The ex-VP is found complaining that he is compelled to keep above two and a half dozen security personnel at his small residence, which has become an …

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Destroying historical documents

After the earthquake last year damaged the building of the National Library, the books there have been dumped in the bags and most of the books have already been destroyed, reports say. The National Library is one of the oldest libraries having collection of valuable and historical books on religion, …

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