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'Ekadeshma' To Be Held From September 19
KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The third edition of ‘Ekadeshma’, one of the most prestigious short film festivals of the country, will begin from this Friday, September 19 at QFX Kumari, Kamalpokhari. This year, the theme of the festival is ‘Creating Ripples’.

The three- day festival will screen 69 short films from 27 different countries, among which there are 52 foreign films and 17 Nepali films. “Our selection committee has selected these films from a total of 234 submissions from all over the world,” Abhinash Bikram Shah, Programming Director of the festival, said during a press conference organized at Mandala Theater, Anamnagar on Monday. During the press conference, the official promo and trailers of some films to be screened at the festival was also shown.
Photographers Awarded For Wedding Pictures
KATHMANDU, Sept 15: On the occasion of the sixth anniversary of Kathmandu Photographers Association (KPA), the winners of ‘KPA Wedding Photo Competition 2014’ were awarded on Saturday at Nepal Art Council, Baber Mahal.

Ninety three years old litterateur Madan Mani Dixit, who had started photography 75 years ago after buying a Kodak camera for Rs 5 from a relative, felicitated five winners with gift hampers and certificates.
Madan Puraskar For Radha Paudel, Jagadamba Shree For Shiva Regmi
Buddha's Messages Of Peace On Canvas
KATHMANDU, Sept 15:On the walls of Mithila Yain Art Gallery in Thamel, 25 paintings of Gautam Buddha’s portraits are on display. Painted by Pritam Thapa, each portrait in ‘Buddha: Message of Peace’ conveys Lord Buddha’s messages of peace.

“Gautam Buddha’s teachings about peace are very valuable to the entire world. I’ve tried to reflect them in the paintings,” shared Thapa, who’s originally from Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. The portraits have been painted using acrylic on canvases in different hues like purple, gold, green and blue.
Paleti Utsav 2014 Comes To An End
KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The three-day ‘Paleti Utsav’ which featured acclaimed singers Aavas, Kunti Moktan and Deepak Kharel, has come to an end. Organized by nepa~laya, ‘Paleti Utsav’ was held from September 11 to 13 at the auditorium of DAV Sushil Kedia Vishwa Bharati Higher Secondary School, Jawalakhel. This was the third edition of the ‘Paleti Utsav’.

The first day of the ‘Paleti Utsav’ saw the performance by singer and composer Aavas who has also been moderating the Paleti series for the last 10 years. The one-hour musical event was divided into two segments. In the first segment, a choir performed famous children’s songs like ‘Lekaka Hami Keta Keti’, ‘Hiu Kholako Paani’ and ‘Dhalkayera Sharir’ and made the audiences go back to their childhood days. After the children’s songs, a unique piece of cantata, composed by Aavas involving Nepali music for the first time, was performed by a choir.
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