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Nepathya Peace Tour, Nepathya is back with their country wide tour 'Shantiko Lagi Sikchya'. 3 to 19 January, different locations in the country, 4412469, 4437893, 9851026266

Winter Art Camp, Artudio, The Image Park and Khushi Stationery brings you an art camp to help you learn how to paint and sketch. 31 December to 11 January, Artudio, Lazimpat, 9841408425, 9841240341

Pranamaya Power Yoga, Pranayama brings a month long yoga session for a healthy start to the new year. Rs 350 per class, starting from 2 January, 7am to 8pm, 1905, Kantipath,

New Expressions on the Block, an exhibition of paintings by eleven artists. 21 December to 17 January, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited, 4218048, 4438979,

Old Images of Valley, Anil Maharjan displays paintings depicting the rich culture and traditions of the Newar community. 23 to 30 December, Park Gallery, Pulchowk, 9841775055, 5522307

KJC Winter Camp 2012, ten days winter camp for children between the ages of 6 and 13 organised by Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory. 2 January to 13 January, 5013554

1974 AD. Supersonics, welcome in the new year by grooving to 1974 AD's music while enjoying an assortment of snacks and drinks. Entrance at Rs 999, 30 December, 6.30 pm to 10pm, Chopstix, Kumaripati

Heaven on Earth, celebrate New Year's Eve with food, games, hip-hop and rock music. Tickets Rs 300 (for day) and Rs 1000 (for night), 31 December, 1pm onwards, Malla Hotel, Lainchaur, 9841811936,

Just Event's New Year, celebrate new year's eve with Deepak Bajracharya. Tickets Rs 1500, 31 December, 7pm onwards, Radisson Hotel, Lazimpat

Acoustic Vibes, live performance by Faith Knots with scrumptious delicacies. Tickets Rs 2700, 31 December, 6.30 pm onwards, The Sunrise Cafe

New Year Eve Party, don't miss out on a night of revelry accompanied by cocktails, dinner, dances and prizes. Ticket Rs 2000 (per person) and Rs 3500 (per couple), 31 December, 7.30 pm, Imperial Hall, Airport Hotel

Goodbye 2011, groove to the music of DJ Nazzy and welcome 2012. 31 December, 12 pm onwards. iClub, Durbarmarg

Loud, Louder, Loudest, dance till you drop to end the year 2011. 31 December, 1pm onwards, Insomnia Lounge and Bar, Durbarmarg, 9818114170

Grill Me with Dj Taremam, enjoy sizzling delights and drinks accompanied by great music. Entrance at Rs 999, Grill Me, Jhamsikhel, 9851089111, 9851051897

Essence of Bollywood, enjoy an evening out with Neetii Muhan and Indian Idol 3 finalists Abhishek and Deepali with food and drinks. Tickets Rs 7999 (Single) and Rs 15000 (Couple), 31 December, 8pm onwards, Megha Malhar, Soaltee Crowne Plaza

Fusion Rocks, blood donation and musical event organized by WE International along with Pako Youth Club. 1 January, 10 am to 8 pm, Basantapur. Call 9841687710

Sinners in Heaven's New Years Party, unlimited drinks, buffet dinner and Dj Kartech all the way from Delhi will heat up the dance floor as you bid farewell to 2011. 31 December, 8pm onwards, Hotel Yak and Yeti, Durbar Marg, 9851082805

Elements 1.2, party your way into the new year with rocking Djs and stunning beauty queens. 31 December, 7pm to 1am, Hotel Annapurna, Durbar Marg

Shangri-La Presents New Year's Eve Party, cultural show and DJ session by DJ Raj Thapa with attractive door prizes. 31 December, 7 pm onwards. Shangri-La Village Resort, Pokhara

New Year 2012, enjoy Mukti and Revival's music, win exciting prizes and dine with your loved ones as you reminisce about 2011. The Everest Hotel, New Baneshwor, for reservations, call 4780100 Ext. 7811/7812


Delices de France Festive Offer, Celebrate this holiday season with festive delights like roasted potatoes, chocolate truffles and smoked salmon. Rs 2400 for a three course meal excluding taxes, 15 December to 1 January, Thamel, 4260326,

Manny's Eatery and Tapas Bar, enjoy New Year's Eve with a Dj Session and mulled wine. Rs 1500 per person, 31 December, 6.30 pm onwards, Shaligram Garden Complex, Jawalakhel,, 5536919
Cafe Mitra and Lounge Bar, eat to your heart's content and enjoy 15 per cent discount on all food and beverage items. 24 December to 31 December, Thamel Marg, 4256336, 9851023934, www,

Nanglo Bakery Café, classic momos and chicken sizzlers for a perfect New Year's Eve. At an outlet near you

The Chimney, enjoy a five course candle lit dinner with near and dear ones this New Year's Eve. Entrance Rs 3000 (per person) and Rs 5500 (per couple), 31 December, 6.30 pm onwards, Yak and Yeti, Durbar Marg, for reservations call 4248999

Black Pepper Café & Pub, cosmopolitan dining and drinking in a traditional style courtyard, try the apple sauce pork chops and enjoy the good service. Kopundole Height, Lalitpur, 5521897, 5536926

Dhokaima Cafe, exquisite ambience, friendly service, cozy bar, place to see and be seen at. Patan Dhoka, Yala Maya Kendra, 5522113

Irish Pub, for the simple reason that the place actually feels like a bar. Don't miss out on the Irish coffee. Lazimpat, Ananda Bhawan, 4416027

OR2K, one of the few vegetarian restaurants in the Valley, its Middle Eastern platter is delicious and the cocktails are to die for. Mandala Street, Thamel, 4422097

Buddha Bar, offers a warm and cozy space for intimate conversations over a large selection of drinks. Thamel, 9851053235

Ghangri Café, a quiet place with comfortable sofas and charming courtyard, perfect for those sunny afternoons. Although famous for its open sui mai, the cafe also offers other great dishes. Pulchowk


Zodiac Night at Hotel Himalaya, musical extravaganza with Abhaya and The Steam Injuns along with DJ Sudan. 31 December 7pm onwards. For reservations call 5523900

Welcome 2012, live music by Hiswill (Patrick and Dukpa). Entry Rs 1000, 31 December, 6pm to 1am, The Factory, Thamel.

U-Turn New Years Party, welcome 2012 with a bang as Dj Yuri from Ukraine and band Liquid Inspiration keep you up all night long. 31 December, 8pm onwards, 1905, Kantipath, 4215068

New Year's Eve with Rock Divas, let rock bands and blues artists serenade you as you ease your way into 2012 . Entrance fee Rs 500 (before 10pm) and Rs 1000 (after 10pm), 31 December, 7.30 pm onwards, Moksh, Jhamsikhel, 558362, 9841320007

Electric Pills, enjoy New Year's Eve with an open jam session and Dj Kranti. Entrance at Rs 500, 7pm onwards, Sathghumti, Thamel

Jazz Upstairs, hang out with ska punks Naya Faya and the band MC on new year's eve. 31 December, 7pm to 11pm, Lazimpat


Celebrate New Year's Eve at The Fulbari Resort, Pokhara. 2 nights 3 days New Year's Eve Package. Contact 4462248, 4464388

The Last Resort, swing away 2011 by being a part of the Amtrip Bungy or Swing Jump Event. Rs 2700 per person for one day or Rs 4500 per person for an overnight stay, valid until December, Amtrip, Naxal, 4444690, 4444820,

Rock the Pool II, bid farewell to 2011 at the New Year's Eve Party in Sukute Beach Camp Resort, Sukute. Rafting, kayaking, camping and live performance by Mukut. Buses will leave from Sorakhutte in Kathmandu at noon on 31 December.

New Year Eve Fiesta 2012, the hills of Dhulikhel make for an idyllic location to welcome 2012. 31 December, 1 pm onwards, Dhulikhel Village Resort, Dhulikhel, 9841529638

Pokhara Street Festival

Organised by the Restaurant and Bar Association Nepal (REBAN), the 13th Pokhara Street Festival is being held from December 28 onwards and offers the public an exiting way to ring in the New Year. The five-day long festival will take place at Lakeside strating from the Fishtail Lodge to Dihikopatan. Food items from restaurants and hotels throughout the area will be on offer. The festival will also feature variety of cultural programmes, sports and other entertainment.

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)