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Events

NADA Auto Show

NADA Auto Show

Exhibiting and demonstrating renowned auto brands and components, the show is aimed at publicising technological advancements in the automobile sector.

14-16 September, 11am-6pm, Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall, 9851033448

Finding the roots

Nepali visual artists Erina Tamrakar and Sushma Shakya, and Taiwanese multimedia artist Yi Chi Lin and photographer Yi Lun Lu, are exhibiting their work at the ninth edition of Air_Mcube, curated by Manish Lal Shrestha.

14-15 September, Gallery Mcube, Mitra Road, Chakupat, Pulchok

Chakati Bahas

A Chakati Bahas by Sixit Bhatta where he will briefly discuss on Harari’s Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, provocatively questioning and challenging our thoughts, actions, power and practically everything we thought we knew about being human.

15 September, 3-5pm, Martin Chautari, Thapathali

Himalayan Art Fest

The festival focuses on the artworks of living legends and contemporary artists of Nepal with their paintings, paubha arts, prints, sculptures, installations, ceramic and photographs. Followed by performances of contemporary and theatre artists, musicians, art talk and creative activities for children.

14-15 September, 11am onwards, Nepal Art Council, Baber Mahal, 9841211297

Art carnival

Celebrating the talent of local artist, the festival brings to you an exhibition along with music, dance and hula hoop. It is a fund raiser for street dogs.

15 September, 2-7pm, Flavors Café, Taragaon Museum, Bouddha, 9843841778

Comic Con Nepal

Browse through more than 30 stalls, meet comic creators from across the globe, listen to the panel discussions involving various artists, writers and cosplayers, and participate in games and many more at the ultimate pop culture celebration.

15 September, 10am-6pm, Bhrikutimandap Garden, 9801221421

Ranjana Lipi workshop

Participate to learn Ranjana Lipi free at the live Callijatra workshop

15 September, 1pm onwards, Dhwkhasi, Panga, Kirtipur, (01) 4250703

Farmer's market

A perfect place to shop for fresh and healthy food, catch up with friends and family, or simply relax in the garden, this is a food lover's haven.

Saturday, 8am-12:30pm and Wednesday, 4-7pm, Le Sherpa, Maharajganj, (01) 4428604

Amalgam 2018

Ceramic arts, paintings,  prints, mixed media works and sculptures by 42 artists. Also learn ceramic raku techniques with Master Artist Gopal Kalapremi.

14-28 September (ceramic workshop: 8-9 September), 12-5pm, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited, (01) 4433930

Tshechu festival

An annual religious festival in Bhutan held in temples, monasteries and dzongs. Witness the religious mask dances and colorful Bhutanese dances, receive blessings and socialize, every Wednesday.

14 September- 24 October, 3pm onwards, Bhutan Vision, Chhauni, 9801077752

Inter-school competition

Organise a cleanup in September and create a poster to win resources for your school worth Rs50,000. Submit before the end of the month.

14-30 September, Clean up Nepal, Golfutar, Budhanilkantha, (01) 4373175, To register and submit: www.nationwidecleanup.com

Ethos of Surrounding

A solo art exhibition by Ishan Pariyar titled ‘Ethos of Surrounding’. His works origins vary from social and environmental contexts through use of different art mediums.

14-30 September, 11am-7pm, GG Machaan, Pulchok, 9849607233

Lightroom workshop

Enhance your skills on digital workflow and retouching by learning to use Lightroom effectively. Photo walks and reviews included. Anyone interested in photo editing can apply.

16,18,19 September, 3-6pm, 10am-1pm, 4-6pm, Sattya Media Arts Collective, Jawalakhel, Rs1,500, (01) 5521812

Emotional Intelligence

A workshop to increase your emotional intelligence for greater productivity and efficiency at workplace and manage stress and conflict, by international master trainer and coach Grant Herbert.

19-20 September, 9am-4pm, Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, Bouddha, 9851241548

The StoryYellers

The 22nd session of The StoryYellers with YouTuber Ming Sherap, Co-founder of My Emotions Matter Bhawana Shrestha, Former Leadership Development Manager Drishya Gurung and solo traveller Sharmila Dhungana.

19 September, 5:30pm onwards, Club 25hrs, Tangalwood, Rs200 (pre-sale), Rs250 (door), 9851242128

Music

Jonita Gandhi
Jonita Gandhi

Meraki Live series brings bollywood playback sensation Jonita Gandhi with Nepali artists Deepak Bajracharya and Jyovan Bhuju on stage. Hear Gandhi sing the ‘Breakup Song’, ‘Sau Tara ke’, ‘Gilehriyan’, ‘Sayaani’ and many other songs live in Kathmandu.

14 September, 5-10pm, Hotel Annapurna, Darbar Marg, Rs2,000/ 3,000, 9802061119

Sabin Rai & The Pharoah

Sabin Rai & The Pharaoh will be setting the room on fire.

14 September, 8pm onwards, Club Fahrenheit, Thamel, 9801233355

Beatles night

The Beatles songs played on ukulele and bass by the band The Two. Bring back the 60s and 70s.

14 September, 8-11pm, House of Music, Thamel, 9849377915

Sun Down Affair 7

Soak in the stunning sunset view at Sun Down Affair’s seventh volume this Saturday, with techno musician dotdat and Bullzeye by the hotel’s pool, PRIVE for after party.

15 September, 2pm onwards, Soaltee Crowne Plaza and PRIVE, Labim Mall, Pulchok, (01) 4273999

Switch on

Taking place in the rooftop, get electrified by the deep techno performance of Posterkidd along with the iconic views of Patan.

15 September, 5pm onwards, Cosy Nepal House, Sundhara, Patan, Rs500, 9841226397

Jammin Thursday

Meet fellow musicians and play a few tunes with them, or just enjoy listening to artists jamming and hang out together. A place for budding musicians and music lovers.

20 September, 7pm onwards, Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory, Jhamsikhel, (01) 5543554

Dining

Wine Dinner
Wine Dinner

Italian Sommelier Fraser Jones will highlight the evening’s meticulously prepared four-course mushroom-themed menu with complimentary Zonin wines. Expect mushrooms, prawns, dates, cheese, lamb chop and chef’s signature dessert.

14 September, 6:30pm, Rox Restaurant, Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, Bouddha, Rs4,000 (+taxes), (01) 5171234

Experience Jamaica

Treat yourself to the tropical flavours of the Caribbean islands. The recipes are straight from the land itself.

7-15 September, 6:30-10:30pm/ 11am-10:30pm, Sunrise Restaurant/ Piano Bar, Hotel Yak and Yeti, Darbar Marg,  Rs2,250 (+ taxes), (01) 4248999 Extn: 2865

Saturday Family Brunch

Beat summer heat with a swim and bite into the fusion flavors of sea food, tapas and dimsum at the hotel’s buffet brunch. Also enjoy a complimentary drink.

Every Saturday, 12pm, The Fun Café, Radisson Hotel Kathmandu, Lazimpat, Rs2,200 (adults), RsRs1,100 (children below 12 years old), (01) 4411818

Bubbly brunch

Enjoy live Shawarma and pasta at the hotel’s garden with friends and family.

Every Saturday, 11am-3pm, Shambala Garden & Club Sundhara, Hotel Shangri-La, Lazimpat, Rs1,500 (+taxes), (01) 4412999 Extn. 7508

The Bent Fork

This European style restaurant offers the best salads and varieties of continental dishes. Cosy evenings with family and friends. Try their signature Grilled Chicken Burger or Beef Burger.

Bishal Nagar, 9802049888

The Dwarika’s Hotel

Enjoy the Friday dinner with a special Nepali BBQ and drinks at the hotel with live cooking stations.

Every Friday, 6:30pm onwards, The Dwarika’s Hotel Kathmandu, Battisputali, Rs1,800 (+taxes), (01) 4479488

Magic of mo:mo

Indulge in an array of mouth-watering momos available in various flavors and served with lip-smacking condiments.

14-16 September, 3-7pm, Lobby Lounge, Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, Boudha, (01) 5171234

Barbecue Brunch

Enjoy Lebanese shawarma, Hyderabadi biryani, Mongolian, or Japanese teppanyaki, Tibetan momos, Italian and Nepali thukpa with friends and family accompanied by live music, swimming, raffle draw and exciting door prizes at Gokarna Forest Resort.

Every Saturday, 12pm onwards, Courtyard, Gokarna Forest Resort, Thali, Rs3,500/2,500 (adult), Rs3,000/2,000 (children), For prior reservations: (01) 4451212

Getaway

Retreat at Damaar
Retreat at Damaar

A retreat for contemplators and creators in an undisturbed sanctuary to enrich and enlighten your inner self.

Bethanchowk, Kavre, 9851052442

A relaxation gift

Give your busy dad a break with the perfectly tailored Father’s Day spa package, which includes hairdressing, pedicure, deep tissue massage, lunch at The Café, steam, sauna and whirlpool.

14-30 September, Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, Boudha, Rs7,500 (+ taxes), (01) 4217123

Bandipur Kaushi Inn

Gather along 3 or more friends and drive to Bandipur for a quick weekend getaway before monsoon goes away. Also enjoy delicious breakfast and Nepali dinner.

Bandipur, Tanahu, (065) 520083

Tranquility Spa

De-stress, relax and pamper yourself to a wide range of massages at any of the spa’s nine branches in Nepal.

www.tranquilityspa.com.np, (01) 4420424

Shangri-La Village Resort

A 2-night and 3-day special package at the village resort. Let the monsoon bring out the madness in you before comes the Autumn.

14-30 September, Gharipatan, Pokhara, Rs7,499 (offers available), (061) 462222

Harmony Spa & Health Club

Amongst trees on the edge of a plateau overlooking Gokarna Forest and the grassy valley below, Harmony Spa offers therapeutic care within a natural domain. Included are a variety of rejuvenating courses emphasizing Ayurvedic treatments within Ayura, the Adam & Eve, and Serenity massage rooms.

6:30am-10:30pm, Gokarna Forest Resort, Thali, (01) 4451212

Tiger Palace Resort

Dance away your stress at the resort’s pool party and enjoy the day with BBQ, burgers, ice creams, cocktails and more. Spend a night or two at the resort, which is reminiscent of beach resorts in Dubai and Thailand.

Bhairahawa, (071) 512000