Photo Kathmandu, a bi-annual festival is a part of a larger continuum of image-making, research and civic engagements at photo.circle and Nepal Picture Library. The festival will go on until the end of 2021 and the events will be mostly virtual.
3 December-2 December 2021
Mt Everest Diaries
In 2008, Shailee Basnet climbed Mt Everest and then led the Seven Summits Women Team which became the world’s first female group to scale the highest peak in each continent. Basnet who is also a comedian is set to bring many funny aspects of this lifetime adventure on stage through ‘Mt Everest Diaries’. Find tickets here.
28 November, 5:45am
Otaku Next virtual showcase
For the first time since its launch in 2014, Otaku Next, the popular cosplay event in Nepal, is going online. It will be divided into eight segments: Cosplay showcase, chronicles, Q&A. To participate in the event, visit Otaku Next Nepal's social media channels.
Hosted by GrowInnova, this is a short course designed for photo enthusiasts as well as the researcher, communication professional and others. This two-hour session every Saturday with documentary photographer Nabin Baral focuses on the importance of images to convey messages.
Application deadline: Rolling basis
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 world tour
Travel may be limited these days, but discovering incredible experiences from across the globe doesn’t have to be. Get your Guide’s The world at home initiative brings some of their top tours, activities, and attractions to you online. Find everything on their YouTube channel.
Movie locations tour
Take the Google Earth movie locations tour and travel to landmarks in the Mediterranean where iconic movies were shot, from the InterContinental Carlton Cannes where Alfred Hitchcock's To Catch a Thief was filmed to the Villa Malaparte in Italy where Jean-Luc Godard’s critically acclaimed film Contempt was shot.
Discover all things poetry. Browse through collections of classic and contemporary poems, readings, poetry news and the entire 100-year archive of Poetry Magazine.
Taza is a Syrian restaurant in Patan with a subsidiary Taza Treats that sells Mediterranean delights for the first time in Nepal. Try Taza’s amazing Baklavas. Connect with Taza Treats on Instagram.
Enjoy home-cooked meals along with various choices of pickles prepared using recipes passed down from generations. Try the lunch box or the khaja set.
Flat Iron Grill
Although this eatery is known for sandwiches, the desserts deserve more recognition. Try the cheesecakes and eclairs, from Flat Iron Grill or, get freshly baked goods, ham, sausages, and dairy products delivered.
Tasty Donuts Nepal
Recently opened online dessert store Tasty Donuts offers a wide range of flavours for donuts previously unavailable in Kathmandu.