Curated by Ujen Norbu Gurung, Samrachhen is an art exhibition presenting national and cultural heritage in the form of realistic pen and ink drawings from artist Prashant Shrestha. Visit the exhibition at Dhokaima Café or online.
7 August, Dhokaima Cafe
WOW Virtual Nepal
On the occasion of the International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples, WOW emcee and curator Malvika Subba will talk to Chini Maya Majhi and Kalpana Limbu, Nepali women who have championed the identity of indigenous women and have strived to advocate for indigenous knowledge and culture. Visit Facebook for more information.
9 August, 5pm-6pm
This International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, writer, researcher and indigenous activist Tashi Tewa Dolpo will join Prateebha Tuladhar to speak about his deep involvement with the Nepali indigenous movement and how he took up writing to tell stories of Dolpo. Stay tuned for the Facebook live.
9 August, 7pm
Looking for a creative outlet? Participate in a quilling workshop with Happy Hands Nepal and learn how to quill.
9 August 11am-2pm, Happy Hands Nepal, 9813888170
Sattya Media Art collective’s speed painting competition Art 25 is virtual this year. Flex those painting skills right from the comfort of home. Artists from outside Kathmandu can participate. Sign up for the virtual live painting competition by15 August.
Go on a virtual adventure and explore world heritage sites through Google’s UNESCO International heritage virtual tour. Visit 30 heritage cites from home, including the Jasovska Cave in Slovakia, the Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Stonehenge, and more. Start the tour here.
Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell creates animated educational content on scientific, technological, political, philosophical and psychological subjects. If teachers, parents, or casual viewers are looking for creative educational material, head on to the Kurzgesagt YouTube channel.
Not a reader? Download and listen to audiobooks of thousands of novels and poetry in the public domain, read by volunteers from all over the world.
A platform for successful Nepali entrepreneurs to share their ideas and opinions on the world of business. Find The Doers on Listen Notes and YouTube.
The web series shows untold stories of ordinary people in the form of short documentaries. Head on to their YouTube channel to start.
At Le Mirch, bold and exciting flavours of Indian cuisine are subtly influenced by the refined and sophisticated French fine-dining. Gluten free and vegetarian options are available are well.
Labim Mall, Pulchowk (01) 5527437
Hotel Kaze Darbar
Enjoy mouthwatering Japanese delicacies at at Hotel Kaze Darbar. Do not miss the grilled pork in Miso paste.
Kamalpokhari (01) 4439303
Tucked away from the street noise and fumes, this is the place to visit for authentic French and continental cuisine in Nepal. The restaurant offers catering and takeaway services too. Try the Profiteroles au Chocolat and Choux pastry filled with vanilla ice cream and hot chocolate sauce.
Baber Mahal Revisited (01) 4263070/ 9841569365
Imago Dei Cafe
The menu Nourish by Imago Dei features a limited option for each weekday, yet thoughtfully created with a healthy balance of nutrition and great taste. Healthy food was never so good.
Nag Pokhari, Naxal (01) 4442464
Phalano Coffee Ghar
This casual eatery serves great coffee, filling sandwiches and special baked goods at record time and attentive service.
Pulchok (01) 5534555