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Ancient statue found in Dhulikhel
The ancient statue of a Kirati woman thought to be from 2nd century BC found in Dhulikhel by locals on 23 August 2020 has now been transferred to the National Museum in Chhauni in Kathmandu. The statue likely of a…>> Read More

 

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Holi

Holi
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Holi festival is celebrated to herald the coming of Spring around end of February and March.  It also commemorates victory of Lord Krishna over evil Kansa; a symbolic victory of good over evil. This is one of the most colorful of festivals in Nepal. This day people of all ages join in the revelry of throwing at one another color water balloons and power. The Sadhus "holy men" also join in this day of fun and a lot of good food. In the terai plains of Nepal, this festival is also known as phagu. People celebrate it with family and friends.  A bonfire is usually 

 

So watch out for groups of people lookiing to pull you into their joyous celebration or whole blocks of street where revellers congregate. Whenever there is a Holi festivity going on remember to wear your oldest and most disposable of clothings!