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Events

Art exhibition

Art exhibition

Siddhartha Gallery’s upcoming exhibition Where The Wild Things Are will showcase ceramic artwork by a family of artists: parents Gopal Kalapremi Shrestha and Yamuna Shrestha as well as son Shashank Kalapremi Shrestha.

4 August-3 September, Baber Mahal Revisited

No Exit

Shilpee Theatre’s new play Anupasthit Teen (No Exit) Directed by Ghimire Yubaraj with Bipin Karki, Usha Rajak, Pabi Tra Khadka and Manang Lawoti will be at Gothale Theatre as well as online.

2-4 August, Gothale Theatre, 5:30pm onwards

La.lit contest

Send in an English language short story of 2,000 to 5,000 words for the 5th edition of La.Lit magazine’s Writing Nepal: A Short Story Contest. Details on La.Lit magazine’s website.

Submission deadline: 15 October

Labim bazaar

From fresh produce to crafts by local businesses, there's something for everyone at the weekly market at Labim. Safety guidelines apply.

Saturdays, 9 am, Labim Mall

Photography

Photography 4 Humanity, has called on photographers around the world to send in pictures ‘illustrating courage, despair, hope, injustice, compassion, human rights failures or victories.’ Photos taken after 1 September 2020 are eligible.

Deadline: 15 August

Dining

Sweet Fix
Sweet Fix

Keep hot, humid afternoons at bay with healthy handcrafted popsicles. Get the Coconut Splash, Watermelon Lime, and Blackberry Yogurt pops. Head to Facebook for details or order from the Sweet Fix website.

Basantapur, 9828583465

Nina's

Nina’s has been a favourite for a juicy burger and steak. The service and the quality of the dishes is unmatched.

Maharajgunj, 9851130043

Akari & Koko

Vivanta Hotel’s Asian-inspired fusion restaurant serves an impressive assortment of East Asian dishes with modern twists. Head to Facebook for details.

Jhamsikhel (01) 5525002

OR2K

Dive in and lap up the refreshing Matbucha or roll along with the falafel grenade and go on a gastronomic tour of the middle east.

Thamel (01) 4422097

Workshop Eatery

Choose from The Workshop Eatery’s selection of yummy doughnuts and bagels. Try the burrito bowl and Workshop BBQ chicken sandwich.

Kupondole, 9860431504

Museums

Europeana
Europeana

Discover cultural heritage from 3,000 museums, galleries, libraries and archives across Europe. Head online to read about historical places, watch exhibitions, photographs, ancient manuscripts and more. 

Nepali art

Global Nepali museum is the first database of its kind in Nepal that features Nepali art and artefacts that are housed in museums around the world. Go to the museum website and learn about sculptures, paintings, as well as contemporary art, and other Nepali cultural objects.

Virtual museums

Visit over 2500 museums and galleries around the world to bring everyone virtual tours and online exhibits of some of the world’s most famous museums.

Van Gogh

See works of Vincent Van Gogh up close through a virtual tour of the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam which has over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 750 personal letters.

Comic museums

Meet superheroes and villains on this virtual trip around ten global comic book spots, including the Brussels Comic Book Museum, the Cartoon Art Museum in California, and the Ghibli Museum in Japan.

Getaway

Park Village Resort
Park Village Resort

Spend the weekend hanging out by the pool with a cold beverage in hand at Park Village Resort, in a quiet corner of Kathmandu. 

Budhanilkantha, (01) 4370286

Dom Himalaya

Dom Himalaya Hotel offers a space for visitors to indulge in traditional Nepali cuisine, relax with Tibetan singing bowls and bask in the vibrant chaos of Thamel.

Thamel (01) 4263554

Dhulikhel Mountain

This resort blends culture and comfort seamlessly with well-designed bungalows and Newa accents visible throughout the resort.

Dhulikhel, 9801168962

Riverside Spring

Riverside Springs Resort, away from the bustle of the city, offers a vast swimming pool, exciting activities like horseback riding and rafting, cosy rooms and attentive service.

Kurintar, 9801801336

Marriott Hotel

Take a dip into Marriott’s refreshing infinity pool. As for trying out the food, the shrimp cocktail is a must. 

Naxal (01) 4443040