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A film screening was organised by the UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) as part of its second annual Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF), which is taking place around the world 5 - 18 December 2017, in Kathmandu on Thursday.
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What was billed to be one of the biggest musical nights of the year in Kathmandu descended into chaos, when fans vandalised the premises of Club Deja Vu in Durbarmarg after international DJ and music producer Marshmello failed to make it to his highly-anticipated set in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
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Hariyo Dhunga, a play adapted from the eponymous short story by Upendra Subba, is slated to open today, Dec 15, at Shilpee Theatre in Battisputali. Produced by the theatre company Gyan: Discover Yourself, the play is directed by Sunil Pokharel.
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Ben Ayers discovered the honey hunters of the Hongu River Valley, in eastern Nepal, more than a decade ago, and it was not easy to convince Mauli Dhan Rai—the “last honey hunter”—and the people of his village for approval to bring their lives on screen, with the film The Last Honey Hunter.
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Sukra Bahadur Rai, Pratima Sherpa and Subash Ghising on Wednesday qualified for the Faldo Series Asia Final to be hosted by Nick Faldo at Laguna Lang Co in Danang, Vietnam, in March next year.
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Fragrance of Life II, artist Namrata Singh’s solo exhibition of paintings, is slated to open this Saturday, Dec 16, at Newa Chen Art Gallery in Lalitpur.
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Shades of Hues, an art exhibition featuring works representing various Nepali and Indian art traditions, is currently on at Nepal Art Council.
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The fifteenth edition of Nepal’s premier mountain film festival, Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival, is slated to open on Thursday, Dec 14, at QFX Kumari, in Kamalpokhari. This edition of the fest will feature around 80 films from 37 countries.
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Whenever I think of a beautiful smile, I think of the man who sparked in me the passion for literature and shared with me the much needed wisdom that will probably stay with me for life. He was my teacher and nobody had ever introduced literature to me like he did.
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Roald Dahl is most famous for his children’s books, including the now classics Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG, and The Witches. His books have gripping plots, relatable heroes, and outlandish metaphors.
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Nepali life, since centuries, has been defined by the convergence of various practices, whether it be the de-facto national food, Mo:mo, or the various historical sites that are spread around the valley.
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A national-level theatre festival which will host the staging of plays put together by budding theatre artists—National Children’s Theatre Festival—will take place in Kathmandu in February, the organisers announced on Tuesday.
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Art exhibition titled Nari Satranj, which features ceramic works by artist Gopal ‘Kalapremi Shrestha’, opened at Siddhartha Art Gallery in Babarmahal on Sunday. The exhibit was inaugurated by Brazillian Ambassador to Nepal Maria Teresa Mesquita Pessoa.
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The Asian premiere of the award-winning documentary The Last Honey Hunter will be held at Kumari Hall in Kamalpokhari as part of the upcoming Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival. KIMFF 2017 will take place at QFX Kumari from December 14 to 18.
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