Nepal Art Council is hosting an exhibition titled Blessed Features and True Gestures of Nepal
19-22 February, 10am-5pm, Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal (01) 4220735
Ettore Montesi, a visiting artist from Italy, will conduct a two-day illustration workshop for drawing enthusiasts, aspiring artists, beginner drawing hobbyists, and illustrators. Bring your art supplies.
21-22 February, 10am & 12pm respectively, Square Studio, Jwagal, 9802025808
NOWTHERE features work by artists from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan.
20 February-10 March, 11am-5pm, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal Revisited (01) 4218048
Hike to Shivapuri
Sooriya Wellness and Yoga Centre will host a meditation hiking trip from through Shivapuri National Park to Shivapuri peak.
22 February, Price: Rs1,500 (01) 4001714/19
Japanese Film Festival
The Embassy of Japan and JALTAN presents a two-day Japanese Film Festival. All films include English subtitles.
28-29 February, Timings vary, Tribhuvan Army Officer's Club, Tundikhel (01) 4426680
Shop for pre-owned clothes, household objects, tableware, accessories, toys, electronics and more.
23 February, 11am-2pm, Cafe & Restaurant U, Bakhundole
Nepali musicians share their experiences from the World Music Expo (WOMEX) events, and discuss how Nepali musicians can better prepare to explore and participate in various world music platforms.
22 February, 3pm-4pm, Music House Kirtipur, Kirtipur, 9841243284
Shop for sustainable 'Made in Nepal' products like organic honey, veggies and eggs, freshly baked goods, books, locally made artisanal crafts at this new Sunday market.
Every Sunday, 8am-12pm, Dhokaima Cafe, Yala Maya Kendra, Patan Dhoka 9803228588
Boudha Farmer's Market
Buy fresh and organic produce, original art and craft, and other delicious goodies. Support local products and farmers.
22 February, 8-am-12pm, Utpala Cafe, Boudha, 9801978106
Join world-renowned author and ornithologist Carol Inskipp at the Godawari-Naudahara Community Forest for Bird Conservation Nepal's bird-watching event.
22 February, 7:30pm-12pm, Meeting at Godawari Buspark, 9851210987
Enjoy an evening of great music and good beer with Rohit John Chhetri.
21 February, 6pm-9pm Tickets: Rs1,199, Attic, Gyaneshwor (01) 4417843
Folk Rock Night
Enjoy folk rock music from Trishna Gurung after an opening performance by Samisran band. Stay for the after-party DJ session.
22 February, 7pm-11:55pm, VIP Restaurant Lounge Bar, Thamel (01) 5364160
Shivaratri at Moksh
Celebrate Shivaratri with live reggae music from Peace Joint (Japan) and Joint Family Internationale.
21 February, 7pm-11:30pm, Entry: Rs500, Moksh, Jhamsikhel (01) 5528362
Tribute to Nirvana
Celebrate rock legends Nirvana this Shivaratri with live performances by the bands Torn, Artaj, and Bookhya.
21 February, 2pm onwards, Jatra Restaurant, Kirtipur (01) 4330780
Satkul Giri will perform original and cover songs live.
21 February, 6pm-9pm, Fusion Pizzeria & Café, Boudha, 9860721129
The place to go for all things fried. Try their delicious Frydays’ farm breakfast and leave with your bellies and hearts full.
8am-8pm, Jhamsikhel, 9808224159
Gangnam Galbi Barbeque
Korean barbecue, grill, and galbi stick food. Your mouth will water as you watch it cook and your tastebuds will be tantalised when it arrives at your table.
11am-9:30pm, Naxal (01) 4434780
Give your taste buds a sizzling treat and make your weekend great. Enjoy soups, dessert, and unlimited beer with your sizzler every Friday and Saturday.
7pm-10pm, Price: Rs1999, Kava Restaurant, Thamel (01) 4217999
A multi-cuisine family restaurant and bar with a sophisticated wooden interior.
Uttardhoka, Lazimpat (01) 4445533
Kairos serves great customizable breakfasts. Try their BlackBerry smoothie bowl, made with fresh berries and topped with house-made granola and their own peanut butter
7am-9pm, Jawalakhel, 9813493902
From the top of Nagarkot hill, this hotel provides spectacular views of woods, sunrise and sunset, and showcases the mountain ranges on clear days. A relaxing retreat in nature for those wishing to escape the chaos of the city.
Nagarkot (01) 4700305, 9851192106
Hattiban Resort is the perfect place to get away for the weekend. Have breakfast at the hotel’s buffet, lounge in the sunny courtyard overlooking the mountains, book a massage at the spa and tour nearby Pharping, Champadevi Temple and Khokana Village.
Hattiban (01) 6916140
The Inn Patan
What was once a traditional brick-and-timber Newari house has been transformed into a beautiful heritage hotel. Experience the vibrant living history of Patan Darbar Square during your stay here.
The Old Inn
This bed-and-breakfast offers a cozy getaway with a beautiful view of Annapurna, Langtang and beyond. Its traditional timber-and-brick architecture is reminiscent of old Newa houses.
Bandipur, Tanahu (65) 520110
Heritage Hotel Suites and Spa
Re-discover wonder amidst an oasis that brings to life a 5000-year-old cultural history. Enjoy comfort, style and adventure under the magical Himalayas.
Lakeside, Pokhara (61) 462125