Biskā festival from Nepal travels to UK

With the arrival of spring, festivals and festivities have returned to the cities, towns and villages with Newa population. This season is about the major chariot processions in three cities within Kathmandu Valley and even in the nearby city like...

Women at the frontline

On 24th of September 2021, through the narrow lanes of ancient city of Kathmandu mass of women was seen pulling the chariots of Kumari, Ganesh and Bhairav. This spectacular scene was an unthinkable of a decade back. Women play integral...

Nepali Paper (Nepali Kagaj)

If anyone had an opportunity to go through legal documents in Nepal like legal paper of property rights, they must have noticed the thin, fibrous, off-white paper, which are known as Nepali kagaj or Nepali paper. Not only legal documents...

Basanta Panchami: Arrival of Spring

On 16 February 2021, Hindu Buddhist population of Nepal celebrated Basanta Panchami also known as Shree Panchami or Sarashwoti Puja. This day marks the arrival of spring that could be seen with blooming peach trees and other flowers in the...

Traditional Practices and SDGs

On 19 and 20 November, in the Terai region of Nepal and Indian States of Bihar, Jharkhand, and Uttar Pradesh, the people celebrated the Chhath Puja festival. This is one of the most important festivals for the people living in...