The Smarter Entertainment Weekly

The Indian influence

Siddhartha Art Gallery hosted an exhibition that brought together the works of 19 contemporary Nepali artists, all graduates from Benaras Hindu University. Their works reflected homage to the living...

A shopaholic's paradise

City Centre’s third floor was abuzz with celebrities and media personalities who had all come for the opening of the new store, J n S (Jagshav). The shop houses collections from Zara, Forever 21, Atm...

Extending hands (for a better friendship)

During the SAARC Summit, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Nepal and India on “ Expansion of Bilateral Co-operation on Tourism: India and Nepal.” The interaction programme, held with th...

French puppets charm Kathmandu

On a bright sunny morning on 23 January, a team of French puppeteers was seen gearing up for their performance, Pacotille, at Alliance Francaise de Katmandou (AFK). The silent puppet theatre performan...

Travel smart with Malindo

With the onset of February, Nepal will be welcoming daily scheduled flights from Malindo Air. The launch program of Malindo Air’s international expansion was held at Radisson Hotel amidst travel agenc...

Two years old!

Reef celebrated its second year anniversary with a bash. The event started off with the Dexterous band, followed by guest artist Naren Limbu and the main event - Mukti and Revival. After a good round...

Illustrating climate change

Mountain Mystique’, a stirring series by Binod Pradhan,consistsof a total of 18 canvases, all of which were stimulated by his 15-day trek to Mustang in 2006.Through the exhibition,Pradhan has tried to...

Talking Diaspora

On 16 January, The City Museum Kathmandu saw a distinguished crowd that included dignitaries from the embassies of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Russia as well as scholars and writers who were all...

The Chinese are here!

The recent influx of Chinese tourists in Nepal needs to be credited to the 2013 Chinese movie Up in the Wind, which recognized Nepal as a travel destination. The Chinese have arrived and it seems the...

Hallowed and Filthy

Sharing her experience and views on the state of the rivers of South Asia, Cheryl Colopy, the award-winning author of Dirty Sacred Rivers, headed a talk program amongst a group of environmental enthus...

Smart and Affordable

Navin Distributors organized a press meet for the launch of the Hisense 65 and 55 inch smart television, followed by a dealers meet in the evening which was attended by representatives from Hisense Ch...

Annapurna Rebranded

At a glittery ceremony, Hotel Annapurna on 8 January, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with leading Asian hospitality group Dusit Internationalto bring the DusitThani brand to Nepal. The iconic ho...

Indian fashion at the Hyatt

Fashion and glam took over Hyatt Regency on 10 January with Style Mantra 2015. Hosted by Sadichha Shrestha and Arif Fazel, the show had a number of Nepali models walking the ramp sporting nearly a hun...

INFINITY AND BEYOND

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Hotel Annapurna began the glitzy evening with six glorious international cuisines and upbeat performances. Infinity Night welcomed the New Year with a gala dinner fea...

New Year's Summit

New Year’s Eve at The Summit Hotel had a little bit of something for everyone. The night saw a dance performance by Pratima Rai and live music by 1974 AD. A few of the lucky guests won door prizes inc...