Fun at Labim

New Year’s

A curated list of events to begin Nepali New Year 2074

Fun at Labim, Games, programs for kids, fashion show, live music, food festival and more to celebrate New Year. Until 15 April, LABIM Mall, (01) 5529924

Heritage ride, Pedal through the seven world heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley with fellow cyclists and bike lovers. 15 April, 6 am to 6 pm, Borderlands Nepal, Thamel, (01) 4381214

Be Helpibiri, Come together for open-mic sessions, dance crew performances and a Cosplay photobooth to begin your New Year. Funds raised will be donated to a social project in Nepal. 14 April, 3 pm onwards, Around the Corner, Bansbari, 9861631197

Day of dance, Start your New Year on a groovy note and join this urban dance workshop led by instructor Pramodh Kumar Bhandari. 15 April, 10 am to 12 pm, ABCD Dance Academy, Kalimati, 9844853136/9860803281, Register before 14 April, 2 pm

Yoga special, Spend a relaxing morning with fellow yoga lovers at the Yoga Festival this New Year’s Day. 14 April, 11 am onwards, Nepal Yoga Home, Goldhunga, 9851167373, Register:

Barista training, Add one more skill to your resume: train to be a barista. 16 April, 8 to 9 pm, Himalayan Beanz, Jawalakhel, (01) 4418213

Stand Up night, Laugh out loud with stand-up comedians Shailee Basnet and Tyler McMahon. 28 April, 6 to 7.30 pm, Kar.Ma Coffee, Jhamsikhel, 9843767232, Tickets: Rs 1000

Hike and yoga, Enjoy yoga while taking in the view of the hills. The hike and meditation session will be followed by a picnic. 22 April, Meeting point: Sooriya Wellness and Yoga Centre, Lazimpat, (01) 4001714, Fee: Rs 1,500

Nepal-Britain exhibition, Attend an exhibition celebrating the bi-centenary relationship between Nepal and Britain. 15 April to 1 May, 10 am to 5 pm, Nepal Art Council, Baber Mahal, (01) 4220735

Art25, A live painting competition where artists will be challenged to complete their finest work within 25 minutes. 29 April, 3 to 7 pm, Nagbahal, Patan, Deadline: 24 April, Apply:



Vootoo, The new home of Newari cuisine that also has a safe continental menu for those who are not yet ready to experiment with new dishes. Lajimpat, (01) 4005222

The Fun Café, Relish a lavish buffet brunch this New Year’s Day with friends and family at the The Fun Café. 14 April, 12 pm onwards, Radisson Hotel, Lazimpat, Rs 1500 plus taxes (per individual), Rs 4999 plus taxes (Two adults and Two children under 10 years), Rs 8888 plus taxes (Grandparents, parents, children- total 6 pax)

The Vesper House, Stop by for the best in Italian and all local favorites, in their breezy outdoors seating. Also a great venue for wine connaisseurs. Jhamsikhel, (01) 5548179,

Embassy, Away from the hustle bustle of the streets, enjoy the variety of multi-cuisine dishes at a place ideal for business meets and casual rendezvous. Panipokhari, (01) 4424040

Mezze by Roadhouse, Spot a superstar at one of Kathmandu’s most popular restaurants. Mercantile Plaza, Darbar Mar,(01)4223087




First Friday

First Friday, Enjoy as Nepali band Sound of Streams serenades you with their music this New Year’s Day. 14 April, 6 pm onwards, The Factory, Thamel, (01) 4701185

Vinyl session, On New Year ’s Day enjoy soul, funk, reggae, disco, boogie, afro beats, rhythm ‘n’ blues all under one roof with Mama Disquo (Aus). 14 April, 5 to 8 pm, RS MOTO, Naxal, 9843670312

New Year fun, Have a splash at Kathmandu Fun Valley while listening to Sabin Rai and band as they belt out some of their past hits. 14 April, 10 am to 5 pm, Kathmandu Fun Valley, Bhaktapur, (01) 6540711

Gypsy Jazz, Spend a jazz-filled evening this Nepali New Year with friends and family. 15 April, 6.30 to 10 pm, BAC Art Café, Pulchok, 9851147776

New Year Jatra, Mark your calendars for live performances by Deepak Bajracharya and The Rhythm Band, Fusion Mantra and other artists on the first day of Nepali Year 2074. 14 April, 12 to 10 pm, Jawalakhel Football Ground, 9803892649 / 9851232649

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