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Mithila Art Festival

Mithila Art Festival

The House of Mithila is back with  painting sessions for keen learners. Registration required for limited seats. 

23 January, 1pm, Bhaisepati

Eco Stories 2021

Eco stories has launched a three-day long pop shop in an effort to promote sustainable fashion and lifestyle. Visit the website.

21 January, 11am-6pm, Imago Dei

Hike for Nepal

Walk along the trails of Panuti, Naagi Danda and Kushadevi with a group of professionals and expert guides in the tourism industry specialising in cultural heritage tours, travel, hiking, and trekking. Registration required.

23 January, 7am

Saturday Labim bazaar

Unwind from the week with a cosy Friday evening at the Backdoor Pub serenaded by the lead guitarist of the band Kta Haru. 

22 January, 6pm-9pm, The Village Café

Friday with Prasanna Shah

Unwind from the week with a cosy Friday evening at the Backdoor Pub serenaded by the lead guitarist of the band Kta Haru. 

22 January, 6pm-9pm, The Village Café

Online Archives

Katha Ghera
Katha Ghera

Some of Katha Ghera’s plays are now on their YouTube channel. Watch Same time next year, Night, Mother, and Dayalu Rukh, the Nepali interpretation of The Giving Tree. 

Virtual street festivals

Google’s Colorful Street Fests & Carnivals is a virtual tour of eight of the most vibrant street festivals in the world, including the La Tomatina food fight in Spain, Oktoberfest in Germany, and Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

Sustainable Summits

Listen to Sustainable Summits global leaders speak out on World Environment Day. SUSTAINABLE SUMMITS 2020: A POST COVID19 VIEW FROM THE TOP is an online 50-minute programme in which some of the conferences' inspirational leaders deliver powerful messages on the future mountain environment. Watch videos on YouTube.


Find graphic novels available from the British Council Digital Library, including Star Wars, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and classic Disney comics. Visit the website

Khan Academy

Looking for educational content as a student or an educator? Find necessary material for any subject from basic arithmetic to art and history on Khan Academy’s website, or head to YouTube for multimedia resources.

Dining Separately

Dechenling Garden Restaurant
Dechenling Garden Restaurant

An oasis in the busy tourist location of Thamel, Dechenling features a beautiful beer garden open to campfires during winter. Enjoy the selection of beer with the chicken chilli, naan, and more.  

Darbar Marg (01) 4412158

Tings Tea House

The food at Tings is inspired by travels around the world and made from ingredients available locally. Most dishes are served with green salad and home-baked bread, which when combined will satisfy both the belly and the soul.

Lazimpat (01) 4414497

Cafe Hessed

Savour exquisite fine doughnuts, cupcakes and everything in between at Cafe Hessed. Pair the baked item with a hot beverage. 

Pulchowk (01) 5530993

Electric Pagoda

For those looking for an al fresco dining experience, Electric pagoda will not go amiss. From the great menu, colourful lights, to cats strolling around the place, EP’s evening ambience is highly recommended by visitors. 

Saat Ghumti Marg (01) 4700123

Himalayan Arabica

Serving more than 100 different flavours of fresh coffee with various pastries, Himalayan Arabica is a treat for all coffee fanatics. 

Paknajol, 9851117547