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Art uniting South Asia

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jul 17, 2018-In exhibition of works that were created during the South Asian International Art Camp, Nepal-2018 and put on show at Nepal Art Council in the Capital wrapped up over the weekend.

The closing ceremony on Sunday saw the presence of dignitaries such as Minister of Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali, Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts Ragini Upadhyay and member-secretary of the Academy Navaraj Bhatta.

Speaking at the event, Minister Gyawali said that the exhibition highlighted the richness of South Asia’s arts and culture. “The exhibited works were inspiring and will encourage up and coming artists across the region,” Gyawali said, “Government of Nepal will work towards the promotion of artistic and cultural heritages strategically and institutionally.”

Speaking at the event, Chancellor Upadhyay said that Nepal is itself an open museum and events like this will help further strengthen the cultural relationships between the South Asian nations.

The South Asian International Art Camp, which took place at World Peace Pagoda in Pokhara, featured a total of 68 artists from eight South Asian countries.

Published: 17-07-2018 09:15

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