culture Archive

September 2018


How does tourism industry intersect with local governments in a federal state? Patan and Bhaktapur have shown the way by their municipalities working with Nepal Academy of […]
September 18, 2018

Featured Videos

ij has been called a festival of women, and indeed it is a time Nepali women let their hair down, […]
September 7, 2018

Featured Videos

he buses to Darchula, Baitadi, Doti or Dadelhura were all packed last week for the annual Gaura Festival of womanhood, celebrated in Western Nepal, and wherever […]
September 6, 2018

August 2018

ucia de Vries first saw the majesty of the Himalaya in Gilgit of Pakistan 25 years ago, and fantasised about […]
August 31, 2018

Here & Now

OLD TO NEW: Barpak before the earthquake destroyed most of its buildings, and today with its haphazard modern concrete structures. […]
August 24, 2018

Here & Now

fter the 2015 earthquake, many mountain communities in Nepal stopped celebrating festivals because they were in mourning. More than three […]
August 10, 2018

May 2018

Here & Now

The people of Khokana have had enough of a state that doesn’t value their way of life LANDLESS: Masked dancers […]
May 4, 2018

April 2018

Patan’s ongoing chariot festival is one of the most dramatic and instagrammable festivals in the world Gopen Rai The great […]
April 27, 2018

Nepalis have rebuilt after every natural calamity of the past, but this time we got foreigners to do it for […]
April 13, 2018