Particle fever

Particle fever, Watch this film that gives you a front row seat to a significant and inspiring scientific breakthrough – the Large Hadron Collider. Free entry, 20 December, 2 to 4.30pm, Embassy Restaurant, make reservations: (01)4424040, 9802024040

Masters of Janakpur, Crisis Recovery International showcases traditional Mithila art by women of Janakpur. Till 23 December, 10am to 6pm, Taragaon Museum, Hyatt Regency, Boudha

Photography workshop, A unique photography workshop for all budding photographers- hobbyists, non-professionals and beginners. 18 to 29 December, 7 to 9am, SCC Kathmandu, Kupondole,

Occupy, A collection of art objects with global conscience. Till 7 January 2015, 10am to 6.30pm, The City Museum Kathmandu, Darbar Marg

Tokyo to Kathmandu, Recollections in print of artist Kabi Raj Lama’s artistic and spiritual quest from Tokyo to Kathmandu. Till 30 December, 11am to 5pm, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal Revisited

Gion, A lecture by Eiko Ikegami on gods, power and common folks, and the history and contemporary practices of the Gion festival in Japan. 22 December, 4pm onwards, The City Museum Kathmandu, Darbar Marg

Yerma, A folk musical tragedy by the great Spanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca. Rs 200 (adults)/ Rs 100 (students), 19 & 21 December, 5pm onwards; 20 December, 1pm onwards, The Village Theatre, Lajimpat,(01)4001089,


Christmas fever

Making merry, Treat yourself to some traditional Christmas delights at Coffee & Cakes Bakery (20 December onwards) or enjoy a traditional Christmas brunch. Rs 1500, 25 December 10.30am onwards, Lost Horizon Café, Hotel Shangri La, Lajimpat, (01)4412999

X-mas feast, Celebrate Christmas Eve with a special buffet dinner and a glass of mulled wine, Rs 2,800, 24 December. Or revel in some live music and select from an assortment of barbeques, soups, desserts and more for brunch, Rs 2,300, 25 December.

The Cafe, Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, Boudha, (01)4491234

Ho ho ho, A warm Christmas setting, festive turkey dinner, free glass of mulled wine, and a visit from Santa with gifts. 24 to 27 December, Kilroy’s of Kathmandu Restaurant, Thamel, (01)4250440

Festive buffet, Join in on this annual Christmas Eve party with an exquisite buffet and live performances by Marta del Grandi (Italy), Nagore Etxaburu (Spain) and Kutumba (Nepal). Rs 2,000, 24 December, Park Village Hotel & Resort, Budhanilkantha, (01)4375280, 9851057642

Jingle bells, Enjoy a carol singing by the choir troupe along with the Himalayan Beauties. Then celebrate Christmas Eve with a Christmas dinner, special pastries and free chocolates and cookies. Rs 1,999, 5.30pm onwards, Lost Horizon Café, Hotel Shangri La, Lajimpat, (01)4412999

Celebrations galore, Choose from a selection of places to celebrate Christmas Eve: Buffet dinner with turkeys, pies, puddings and more at Durbar Restaurant, Rs 1,800. A four-course set dinner at Club House Restaurant, Rs 2,000. Or a six-course set menu at Hunter’s Lodge Restaurant, Rs 2,500. 24 December, 6pm onwards, Gokarna Forest Resort, (01)4451212

Pack your parcels, Donate to Local Women’s Handicrafts through PayPal and have local Christmas gifts sent to your loved ones. Local Women’s Handicrafts,, 9813538909

Otaku Christmas, A Christmas-themed manga fest with awards, cosplay, Japanese food, anime merchandises and a manga-art competition. 24 December, 12pm onwards, Grill Me, Jhamsikhel

Yogic holiday, A yoga session with Kicky Zammit followed by a Christmas Kirtan. 24 December, 9.15am onwards, Pranamaya Studio, Patan, 9802045484

Family feast, A festive family friendly feast with live music. Rs 2,000 for adults & Rs 1,500 for children, 24 December, 7pm, Hotel Shanker, Lajimpat, (01)4410151




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