Charya Nritya

Charya Nritya, Experience Kathmandu’s version of dance meditation under the tutelage of Prajwal Ratna Vajracharya and immerse yourself in nature, consciousness and compassion. Rs 1,600, 1 to 14 September, 12.15pm,

BFF, Adopt a dog from Animal Nepal’s shelter – the local mixed breeds are healthier and better adjusted to local conditions than pedigrees. Rs 150,, (01)5538068, 9841334537

Headspin, Take part in the ultimate B-boying competition in Nepal and compete with dancers from New Delhi and Mumbai to win Rs 25,000 in cash prizes. Rs 250, 10 August, St. Xavier’s School, Jawalakhel

Muna Madan, Nepal’s favourite epic on stage again. Rs 100/200/300/500, runs till 31 July, Rastriya Nachghar, Jamal

Impression, An exhibition of the works of photographer Aakash Pradhan. 10am to 5pm, Café Mitini, Lajimpat, (01)4002070

Untied Women, Come hear from fair trade producer Manushi on their work empowering women’s lives through tie dye production. 1 to 14 August, Café & Shop Mitini, Lajimpat

Flagbearers, Be one of 30,000 participants to form the largest human national flag and make it to the Guinness Book of World Records. 9 August, 6 to 9am, Tundikhel, Kathmandu

Newa film festival, support local filmmakers, skip the mall, and come enjoy an open-air film screening every evening for a week. 6 to 12 September, Janabahal, Kel Tol, Kathmandu

Fleeting world, an exhibition of installation art, film, and drawing by Tiffany Singh. 4 to 12 August, Siddartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited

Cleaning Changu, Calling for volunteers to help clean up one of Kathmandu's oldest temples. 2 August, 10am onwards

Frame of mind A 20-day workshop on filmmaking where amateurs will be taught 6 days of theory followed by 20 days of shooting, with emphasis on planning, writing, and producing short films. 50 per cent discount for female filmmakers. Rs 3,000, 5 to 25 August, 11am to 4pm,, 9851014894, 9848835015

Gai Jatra, commemorating those who passed away in the last year, and also Nepal's annual LGBT pride march. 11 August

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