Ropain, go to the fields and celebrate the rice-planting season. 29 June

Kathmandu kora, join hundreds of cycling enthusiasts and ride for 50, 75, or 100 km to raise funds for a birthing centre in Pyutar, Lalitpur. 19 July,

A night with Mao, fancy a date with a dead dictator? 27 to 30 June, 4 to 6 July, 5.30pm, Theatre Village, Uttar Dhoka DJ Zumba dance and stay fit as 25 zumba instructors from Kathmandu collaborate with a DJ. 27 June, 5 to 11pm Hotel Radisson

Cha cha cha, learn one month’s worth of Salsa in four days. Rs 1,000 for singles, Rs 1,500 for couples, Monday to Thursday, 7.30 to 8.30am/5 to 6pm/6 to 7pm, Salsa Dance Academy, Bhatbhateni

City Museum Kathmandu, head down to Darbar Marg’s newest gallery on the block for personalised guided tours.

Tours run daily, accommodates up to 15 people,

Retrospective, a look back at the oeuvre of senior artist and cubism enthusiast Surendra Pradhan. Runs till 18 July, Park Gallery, Pulchok,

Open house, featuring the work of artists Arpita Shakya, Ashuram Khaiju, and Palpasa Manandhar. Runs till 7 July, 11am to 6pm, Gallery Mcube, Chakupat

Muna Madan, Nepal's favourite epic on stage again. Runs till 16 July, Rs 100/200/300/500, Rastriya Nachghar, Jamal

Kickoff, watch all the matches of the football World Cup live. Rox Bar, Hyatt Regency, Boudha

I feel free, listen to poets Bikram Subba and Manu Manjil recite their poems. Rs 100/200, 28 June, 3pm, Gothale Theatre, Battisputali, (01)4469621

Movie time, watch acclaimed films from Israel at the 9th Israeli Film Festival. 20 June, Russian Cultural Centre, 12.30pm, 3pm, 5.30pm

Refugee stories, photo exhibition, film shows and talk programmes on the millions of refugees who have either found new lives or still yearn for home. Runs till 30 June, The City Museum, Darbar Marg

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