Photographer Ed van der Kooy has been documenting Nepal since the late 1970s. Now, 40 years after his first visit, van der Kooy will be showcasing a film he made in 1978, along with photographs and two paintings.
18-28 September, The Taragaon Museum, Boudha (01) 6201035
Women On Stage
Women On Stage worked with 22 women in Kathmandu over the age of 25 to help them share their stories through spoken word poetry, creative movement and visual arts. To celebrate their work, panel discussions, writing workshops and sharing sessions will be held.
21 September, 11am-5pm, Ageno: The Hestia, Sanepa (01) 5536974
Global Climate Strike
Fridays for Future Nepal will be hosting the Nepali chapter of the Global Climate Strike. This initiative was founded by young climate change activist Greta Thunberg to demand action to prevent further global warming and climate change.
20 September, 8:30am-10:30am, Maitighar Mandala, 9851037701
Matt Davis, in his comedy show, BadFamiliar: Live, shares his story as a veteran comedian and a world traveller. Listen to his hilarious anecdotes about his interactions with different cultures, languages and people.
17 September, 6pm onwards, Rs700 per person, House of Music, Thamel, 9813582661
Pop Up Printmaking
25 contemporary Nepali artists will present artwork that celebrates printmaking in the Nepali scene. The exhibition is accompanied by a live jazz performance.
20 September-17 October, 5:30pm onwards, Bikalpa Art Cafe, Pulchok (01) 5013524
Art is Power
Siddhartha Art Gallery presents, Art is Power: Equal Power Equal Freedom Equal Representation, a collection of artwork by girls from Banke, Makwanpur, Sunsari, Jumla and Sindhuli.
17-28 September, 11am-6pm, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal (01) 4218048
Listen to astounding stories of local leaders making a global impact. Dr. Aruna Uprety, Shristi KC and Karna Shakya are just some of the amazing personalities who will be speaking.
21 September, 11:30am-4:40pm, Pre-registration required, Kathmandu Marriott Hotel, 9860476513
Celebrate 70 years of Nepal-France relations with a photo exhibition showcasing the countries' friendship through the decades.
17-30 September, 10am-6pm, Alliance Française Katmandou, Jhamsikhel (01) 5009221
Bring your friends and family for a paint party. Learn techniques from artists and let your creativity shine.
21 September, 1pm-7pm, Limited seats available, Cafe Mocha, Budhanilkantha, 9863424715
Legendary band 1974AD will be performing for the first time since their reunion earlier this year.
21 September, 7pm onwards, Rs1,000+ per person, LOD, Thamel, 9843948991
Love Juice identifies their sound as world music, playing traditional and contemporary songs from Norway to Japan. Witness a medley of various music genres at their performance.
20 September, 6:30pm, Bikalpa Art Cafe, 9851147776
Ser O Duo
Ser O Duo are Chilean musicians who play innovative music on the transverse flute, quenas, bansuri, Bulgarian kaval, Turkish ney and saxophone. They will perform with the KJC Girl’s Choir.
20 September, 7pm-9pm, Rs500, Moksh, Jhamsikhel (01) 5543554
Places Jazz Night
Listen to the jazzy tunes of Time Dilation, a Nepali jazz group featuring Chitiz, Subash and Sahil.
20 September, 7pm onwards, Places Restaurant & Bar, Thamel (01) 4700413
The Midnight RidersThe Midnight Riders will launch their debut album Baiguni Lai Blues Le Marnu Parcha. Their music is influenced by classic rock and contemporary sounds.
21 September, 6pm onwards, Rs300, 25 Hours, Tangal, 9818542920
Anatolia’s Indian and Turkish dishes are packed with spices and an unforgettable assortment of flavours. From the Mutton Kofta Curry to the Baklava, the kitchen’s treats, all halal, will leave you wanting more.
10am-10pm, Thamel (01) 4258757
Spend Saturday afternoons eating your way through global cuisines. From Lebanese Shwarma to Japanese Teppanyaki, this BBQ brunch will take you on a global gastronomical adventure.
12pm-3pm, Every Saturday, with swimming: Rs3,500+ (Adults)/Rs2,000+ (Children), without swimming: Rs2,500+ (Adults)/ Rs2,000+ (Children), Gokarna Forest Resort (01) 4451212
Nina’s is a favourite of those seeking a juicy burger or steak. Their service is unparalleled, the quality of the dishes is unmatched and the owner is unlike any other in Nepal.
11am-8:30pm (Except Sundays), Maharajgunj, 9851130043
Although serving Russian and Newari dishes together might sound peculiar, those who have tried the combination know that it works surprisingly well. Try the Russian Piroshki and the Newari Nyakhuna during your next visit.
12pm-10pm, Naxal (01) 4415236
Jatra Cafe & Bar has an extensive menu that spans sandwiches, pasta and curry. But their Samaya Baji Newari khaaja set is one of the best out there and as authentic as it can get.
10am-10pm, Thamel (01) 4256622
Set to a backdrop of glittering white mountains, a field of flowers and typically clear skies, Royal Mustang Resort stands like a mirage amidst Nepal’s driest regions.
Lo Manthang, Mustang, 9746707045
Tiger Mountain Resort offers a rustic getaway in rural Pokhara. Everything is made from home-grown, fresh ingredients, the spa offers relaxing treatments and there are enough activities to fuel the adventurer in you.
Pokhara (01) 4720580
Adorned with pear trees, the resort is an idyllic getaway from the concrete of Kathmandu.
Chhaimale (01) 4268121
Take a stroll through the vineyards of Pataleban, watch the panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley and sip aromatic wines during your getaway to Pataleban Vineyard Resort.
Chisapani (01) 4316377
Himalaya Hotel Lodge
Located away from the cluster of guesthouses in Ghandruk, Himalaya Hotel Lodge offers unique accommodations. Guests can dine in the presence of scenic views, experience the quaintness of village life and sit beside the fireplace during the colder months.
Ghandruk (01) 4435686