The sound of music

October 28, 2016 00:48 am

Japanese-American rapper and producer, Lyrics Born is an Asian-born Bay Area rapper whose hip-hop style incorporates soul, blues, jazz, funk, rock, and others. Here in Nepal for the good times that Jazzmandu brings with it, Lyrics Born speaks to The Week’s Reya Shreya Rai about the changes in the music industries, the crazy taxi rides around Kathmandu and finally, traditional Nepali instrumental music.

Our pick

October 28, 2016 00:46 am

When Mary Anderson began her five-year residence in Kathmandu as the wife of a diplomat, she attended the frequent Nepalis festivals in the Valley because they were mysterious, colorful and great fun.

Work mode on

October 28, 2016 00:30 am

Karan Chaudhary is the executive director at Chaudhary Group. He works hard and makes eV#veryday count, and considers himself a shrewd businessman. We at The Week talked to him about his work space and how it helps him get work done.

Folk music takes center stage

October 23, 2016 19:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Nepali folk music, which is on the verge of extinction, has got a new lifeline and admirers with its exposure to a substantial number of international audiences during the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo held recently in Scotland.

General Manager of Mega Bank and a mother of two sons, Raveena Deshraj Shrestha is a driven woman who pays implicit attention to style. Despite her hectic schedule she took some time out to speak to The Week about the luxury essentials she can’t do without.

Through her lens

October 21, 2016 08:44 am

Tasneem Al-Sultan, is a US born Saudi wedding photographer who also does documentary projects based on Saudi and the Middle East.

Photo Kathmandu

October 21, 2016 08:30 am

The second edition of Photo Kathmandu, a photo festival established last year by photo.circle kicks off from today, October 21, 2016 and will continue till November 3, 2016.

Fighting epidemics

October 21, 2016 08:00 am

Recently, news of people testing positive for dengue have been doing the rounds in the Valley and as the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) of the Department of Health Services gears up to tackle it, the question of how equipped we are to deal with it is the first thing on everybody’s mind.

Go Goa

October 21, 2016 07:54 am

Much has been shared and published about Goa – a very touristy and popular beach destination in India, but for those who have not been there yet it is a beckoning destination holding much allure.

A day in Boudha

October 21, 2016 07:30 am

The UNESCO World Heritage Center marks Boudha Stupa as the largest Stupa in the world. Even as Boudha Stupa slowly recovers post the earthquake, the surroundings ensure that it’s still a great destination for a peaceful and enjoyable day.