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Khemlal Harikala Lamichhane Academy announced a shortlist of books for this year’s Padmashree Award. The list includes five books from five different genres—non-fiction, essay collection, novel, story collection and poetry.
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India Now and In Transition, an anthology of essays comprising a total of 37 articles by Indian writers such as Ramachandra Guha, Shashi Tharoor, Wajahat Habibullah, TSR Subramanian, among others, was launched amid a function held at the India International Centre in New Delhi on Friday.
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As part of their annual ritual, Kathmandu University School of Arts and Center for Art and Design, has kicked off their latest exhibition by their graduating student artists.
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Nepal’s entertainment sector, to a large extent, is limited to the bubble Kathmandu has created for itself. In the mofussil, entertainment unfortunately amounts to just a few regional, indigenous-language films—a handful a year, if that many—and sparse staging of dramas.
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A new music video from the upcoming Nepali film Sanrakshan has hit the airwaves. The video, titled Samjhana ko Saarangi, was released via Youtube on Wednesday.
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Juliet Ferguson, a former BBC journalist who has most recently worked for the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) based at Goldsmiths University, London, will be facilitating a workshop for working and aspiring journalists alike in the Capital next week.
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After the conclusion of their three-legged Australia tour, the folk-rock band Nepathya are slated to travel to the neighbouring country of New Zealand for a concert which will take place in Auckland on July 28.
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The Purna Prakash Nepal Yatri Research Centre honoured eminent litterateur and culture expert Satya Mohan Joshi with the Yatri Wangmaya Honour amid a ceremony held in the Capital on Tuesday.
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A nationwide cultural campaign, Migrant Workers’ Rights Caravan 2017, is slated to start this week. The campaign will include street drama, dance, flash-mob, and other game shows.
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Biratnagar-based Aarohan Gurukul theatre house is currently staging the play Lakhan Patbaari. Directed by Pravin Khatiwada, the play is a satire on the current political and societal ills.
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The song Kutu ma Kutu from the upcoming film Dui Rupaiyan has set a new benchmark on Youtube. The song, which features actors Nischal Basnet, Swastima Khadka and Buddhi Tamang, has within 49 days of its unveiling garnered north of 10 million views in the video sharing site.
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An educational scholarship has been announced in the memory of director Nilu Dolma Sherpa, who passed away last week due to cardiac arrest.
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A printmaking exhibition, which features works by 13 artists, has kicked off at Siddhartha Art Gallery, in the Capital. The featured works revolve around motifs such as Nepali culture and tradition, lifestyle and nature.
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