Birdwatching Bird Conservation Nepal is celebrating World Wetlands Day this year with a bird watching event. Join hundreds of others in the great outdoors. 27 January, 7:30am-12pm, Taudaha Lake, (01) 4417805 / 4420213,

Raw ft. Baaja Check ou the 2nd edition of Moonshine Affairs by Kaalo.101, with group exhibition Raw and musicians from Baaja. The exhibition, without any theme or limitation, is as diverse as the backgrounds, inspirations and experiences of the 19 artists themselves.Doors will close for the musical performance at 7pm. 31 January, 3-9pm, Nagbahal, Patan, For Registration (Baaja performance): 9818301954,

Talk session Pavitra Gautam, CEO of Karkhana, will share his experience using business canvassing to grow his business. Gautam introduces himself as an engineer by education, entrepreneur by profession and educator by passion. 26 January, 4-5pm, Nepal Communitere, Pulchok, (01) 5530229,

Power investment summit Hosted for the second time by Energy Development Council Nepal, Power Investment Summit 2018 will discuss investment in the energy sector in Nepal. Energy Mart, speeches by international speakers, and much more. 27-29 January, 8am-5pm, Registration: 416911-6/7/8, 9860368166,,

Live art competition Sattya Media Arts Collective is hosting a live timed painting competition where artists will go through multiple rounds in an open setting. 27 January, 2-5pm, Civil Mall, Sundhara, (01) 5537406,

Critical mass Lalitpur A call out to all cyclists residing in Lalitpur for a short ride around the streets to mark your presence. Gather to reclaim the streets! 26 Janaury, 5-8pm, Jawlakhel bus stop

Jazz workshop A 3-day music workshop with musicians María Fajardo (vocals), Jacek Chmiel (guitar), Daahoud Salim (piano), Abhisek Bhadra (composition and arrangement), Mariano Abello (woodwinds, brass and strings). 29-31 January, 10am-3pm, Rs1,000/Rs1,500 (for certificate), For details: (01) 5543554, 9813556945,

Movie night Screening of Into the Wild, a 2007 American biographical drama, based on the travels of Christopher McCandless across North America and his experiences in the Alaskan wilderness in the early 1990s. Warm food and hot beverages available along with free popcorn. 27 January, 8-10:30pm, Places Restaurant and Bar, Saat Ghumti Marg, (01) 4700413,

Musical night Indian Culture Centre is marking 70 years of diplomatic ties between India and Nepal and the 69th Republic Day of India with a musical performance by Bollywood fusion band Rishi Inc, led by famous musician Rishi Dutta.  26 Jan, 4:30pm, Patan Darbar Square, Lalitpur 27 Jan, 5:30pm, Nepal Army Officers club Auditorium, Sundhara, free entry, confirm participation:


Fire and Ice

Fire and Ice One of the oldest pizzerias in town, Fire and Ice is home to some of the most delicious pizzas. Thamel, (01) 4250210

Dechenling,  The place to head to for Bhutanese and Tibetan cuisine, their pleasant and spacious garden is ideal for big gatherings.  Thamel, (01) 4412158

Taza An excellent new Middle-Eastern restaurant with a Syrian chef. Don’t forget their shawarmas! Pulchok, (01)5541592, 9860960177

Radisson Hotel Enjoy your birthday dinner at the hotel’s Terrace Garden, which offers the Zodiac Discount Offer throughout the year. Get 15% off and a complimentary zodiac drink on your birthday month.  Radisson Hotel Kathmandu, Lazimpat, Reservation: (01) 4411818,

Koto Japanese cuisine of the highest quality, served with meticulous attention; food fanatics will find themselves in a haven for sushi and tempura.  Pulchowk, (01) 5542936



Grand Norling Hotel

Grand Norling Hotel Overlooking the golf course, monkeys and deer herds, the hotel provides a retreat not far from Kathmandu. Mulpani, Gokarneshwor, (01)4910193,

Dalai-La Boutique Hotel Traditional Nepalese architecture with accents of Buddhist leitmotifs, this boutique hotel provides eco-friendly service for a unique and unforgettable experience. Chaksibari Marg, Thamel, (01) 4701436,

Mango Tree Lodge Culture walks, rafting in the Karnali, wildlife exploration and jungle safari at Bardia National Park. Bhetani, Bardia, (084) 402008,

Hotel Mystic Mountain Plan a trip to this newly-opened exquisite resort located in the forest of Nagarkot hill. Nagarkot, (01) 4426646

Traditional Comfort Crafted by local artisans from Patan and Bungamati. From the dark wood beams to the bronze fixtures in the lobby and the decorative tile-work in the bathrooms, every part of this boutique hotel is bound to surprise you. Kamalpokhari, (01) 4410009,


1974 AD

1974 AD The new line-up of 1974 AD is going live at Moksh bar. Enjoy with a can of beer provided free with the ticket. 26 January, 6-10pm, Moksh Jhamsikhel, Rs500, (01) 5528362,

Sonam Live Join Tibetan singer, songwriter and composer Tenzin Dhundup for a musical evening as he performs his hit covers. 31 January, 6pm-12am, Durbar Cafe Music Lounge, Darbarmarg, RSVP: 9802099010 / 9818414131

Live in concert The legendary ’Biteka kura le’ singer Deep Shrestha will be performing live at Around the Corner cafe.  2 February, 6.30-10pm, Around the Corner, Bansbari, 9861631197

Jazzy evening Müller Time, joined by KJC Jazz Trio, will be performing original jazz compositions. Enjoy the evening with a complimentary beer. 2 February, 7-10pm, Rs500, Moksh, Jhamsikhel, More information: (01) 5543554, 9813556945

Bollymusic Rishi Inc, the Bollywood fusion band led by musician Rishi Dutta, will be playing Indian folk music, contemporary and popular Bollywood songs. 26 January, 4.30pm, Patan Darbar Square/ 27 January, 5.30pm, Nepal Army Officers Club, Sundhara, Confirm participation:

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