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Street art, Don’t miss out on the International Street Art Festival organised by ArtLab Life, featuring a host of art events: mural making, art talk shows, documentaries, exhibitions, street art jams and more. 1 August to 23 September, Multiple venues, 9813462106 / 9841807005,,

National Poetry Slam, Spoken Word Nepal is organising the first-ever national poetry slam, with eight teams from Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Surkhet, Dhangadi, Pokhara, Chitwan, Illam and Kavre. 3 September, 1:30 to 5 pm, City Hall (Rastriya Sabha Griha), Kathmandu, Tickets: Rs 200 (Rs 100 for students)

Fragments exhibition, Save the date for Kabi Raj Lama’s ‘Fragments’ lithography prints exhibition. 29 August (inauguration at 5:30 pm) to 9 September, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited, Kathmandu

Female authors, Join a discussion on female writers in contemporary Nepali literature and what they are coming up with. 20 August, 3 to 4:30 pm, Nepal Mayur House, Baluwatar, Kathmandu

Ride to Khokana, Contribute to restoring Nepal’s cultural heritage by participating in a cycle ride program from Kasthamandap to Khokana, organised by Khokana Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Committee. 20 September, 7 am onwards, Price: Rs 600

All about literature, Organised by the Drama and Debating Club of Budhanilkantha School, the Nepal Youth Literature Festival features talk programs, interviews of Nepali writers, workshops and literature-related competitions. 18 to 22 August, Budhanilkantha School, Kathmandu, Registration: Rs 400 (short competition), Rs 300 (long competition), Rs 100 (talk program),, 9861381571

Write a play, Participate in the National Play-Writing Competition and get a chance to stage your play in a theatre. The top ten applicants can also attend a workshop facilitated by Mahesh Dattani. 28 July to 28 August,, 9849024252 / 9823691301

Cycle Rally, Join the Cycle Rally to show your solidarity for International Youth Day 2016. The rally is jointly organised by Collective Campaign for Peace and Cycle City Network Nepal. 20 August, Starting Point: Bhrikuti Mandap, Kathmandu, (01) 4265143 / 4260498, 9851196107

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