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February 2019

Black and White

February 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mandala Theatre, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Country: India
Set in the context of Manipur, the play travels around a peaceful community disrupted by different impetus coming from various directions.

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रङ्गमंचको किनारै किनार हिंड्दा

February 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Junkiri Theatre Bus, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Free

How theatre is addressing different voices from society? What are the challenges/opportunities for actors from different communities? Whose stories are most available? How stereotypes are being nurtured or challenged? Moderator: Rajan Mukarung Panelists: Sirjana Subba, Najir Husen, Prawin Khatiwada, Sarita Sah

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PUPPETRY WORKSHOP – Day 2 by Frédéric Simon, France

February 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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2nd day of workshop is on 27th of Feb
Alliance Francaise Kathmandu (AFK), फ्रान्सेली केन्द्र, Pulchowk - Dhobighat Rd
Patan, 3 44600 Nepal
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NPR500

If you can speak english and if you are 16 or above 16 years old, you can join this workshop
Workshop will end with a public show.
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Discussion with Directors and Crew

February 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Discussion with Director will be organized every day from 26th Feb (10 am -11:30 am), repeating until March 3, 2019
Shilpee (Gothale Theatre), Shilpee Theatre
Battisputali Road, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Free

Discussion with Directors and Crew will be held every day where the audience will have the opportunity of meeting and asking any queries to the directors and/or crews of the plays that were performed the day before.

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To BE

February 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
Kirtipur Theater (Theatre Mall), Rarahil Nagar, Chugoun
Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Province 3 19484 Nepal
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Country: Denmark
To BE is a nonverbal performance for all from 6 years old - about Human Rights.

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Chapter Confession: My father is a murderer

February 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Kausi Theatre (Katha Ghera), Kausi Theatre
Teku, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Country: Nepal
“Chapter Confession: My father is a murderer” is a play where the main protagonist deals with her past trying hard to set her feet firmly at the present.

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Champabati

February 27, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Shilpee (Gothale Theatre), Shilpee Theatre
Battisputali Road, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Country: India
Champabati is a play about a woman from the community of snake –charmers.

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Naad Bramha: Musical Performance

February 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Junkiri Theatre Bus, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Free

Artists: Sarita Mishra and Naad Pathshala

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The Job

February 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:10 pm
Mandala Theatre, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Country: India
The job is a devised performance with clowning and physical comedy at its centre.

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सिनेमा र नाटकको भुमध्यरेखाबाट

February 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Junkiri Theatre Bus, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Free

How does art uplift a common people in social phenomenon? Their work in films had upraised expectation towards Nepali theatre. What would be their responsibilities and what are challenges? As an artist, is it necessary to justify why do you do theatre and why do you do film? Why? Moderator: Phulman Bal Panelists: Bipin Karki, Menuka Pradhan, Buddhi Tamang

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Ta Rehaye (To Freedom)

February 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Kirtipur Theater (Theatre Mall), Rarahil Nagar, Chugoun
Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Province 3 19484 Nepal
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Country: Afghanistan
TA REHAYE (To Freedom) is an Afghan true story; written, directed and acted by an Afghan theater team.

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Inside/Outside

February 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 2:55 pm
Mandala Theatre’s Classroom, Near Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Country: Norway
The play revolves around the Civil war and travels together in the space being blindfolded and barefoot and will attempt to explore the Time, Space and Atmosphere through the five senses.

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Memory Yard

February 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 3:55 pm
Kausi Theatre (Katha Ghera), Kausi Theatre
Teku, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Country: Nepal

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I Am Not Here

February 28, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Shilpee (Gothale Theatre), Shilpee Theatre
Battisputali Road, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Country: India
What do we understand by censorship?

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Limbu Maulik Bhaka: Hakpare and Palam Music

February 28, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Junkiri Theatre Bus, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Artist: Manu Limbu

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Mangenaa

February 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
Mandala Theatre, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Country: Nepal
Mangenaa is a cultural attempt, designed for boosting confidence of Kirat Limbu (Indigenous people) group of eastern Nepal.

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Looking Out, Looking Within

February 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Junkiri Theatre Bus, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Tracing the history of modern Nepali theatre: Relation with the society, challenges, compromises and ways ahead Moderator: Pashupati Rai Panelists: Anup Baral

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March 2019

रङ्गमंचमा बालबालिका: अनुभव बाँड्दै, ज्ञान बटुल्दै

March 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Kirtipur Theater (Theatre Mall), Rarahil Nagar, Chugoun
Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Province 3 19484 Nepal
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History of Children Theatre in Nepal? Why theatre is important for children/students? Which type of story we are doing with children? Which type of story, character and theme should we choose? How these activities are supporting/disturbing mainstream theatre? Do we have target groups? We are making them play in our dramas? Are we supporting them to do play or enforcing them? What are the challenges/opportunities? How can it help social transformation? Theatre education system in schools- what are their positive/negative…

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Gaida Times

March 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:05 pm
Kirtipur Theater (Theatre Mall), Rarahil Nagar, Chugoun
Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Province 3 19484 Nepal
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Country: Nepal
This is a story about the struggle of a rhinoceros whose father’s horn was smuggled and the smugglers were caught.

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In Transit

March 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Kausi Theatre (Katha Ghera), Kausi Theatre
Teku, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Country: India
"So much of the city is in our bodies.” - Anne Michaels

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Hip hop Coppelia

March 1, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:50 pm
Shilpee (Gothale Theatre), Shilpee Theatre
Battisputali Road, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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“Coppelia" is a comic, fun, energetic show. It's an interesting show in that the first and second acts are in a different set.

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Poetry Recitation by Nepali Poets

March 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Junkiri Theatre Bus, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Coordinator: Rajan Mukarung

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Roop Aroop

March 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:10 pm
Mandala Theatre, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Country: India
This play has the popular performing tradition of “NAUTANKI” as its backdrop.

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कसरी लेखिन्छ नेपाली नाटक? कस्तो लेखिनुपर्छ? कसले लेख्छ?

March 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Junkiri Theatre Bus, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Free

Play directors are working as full time theatre artists and there are few people to write, they are writing by themselves. Are they following the required guidelines? How to sustain? Which impact playwriting can have following the desire to analyze and transform society? How translation and adaptation is helping or not? Moderator: Shakuntala Joshi Panelists: Kumar Nagarkoti, Khagendra Lamichhane, Sulakshan Bharati and Yubaraj Ghimire

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Poetry Pottery

March 2, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Kirtipur Theater (Theatre Mall), Rarahil Nagar, Chugoun
Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Province 3 19484 Nepal
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Poems from Theatre Artists
Coordinator: Kedar Shrestha

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Aaran

March 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kirtipur Theater (Theatre Mall), Rarahil Nagar, Chugoun
Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Province 3 19484 Nepal
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NPR300

Country: Nepal
Aaran is the story of hardship faced by a girl from an untouchable lower caste family of Solukhumbu who happens to marry a boy from upper class and struggles to adjust in the society

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Paanch

March 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Kausi Theatre (Katha Ghera), Kausi Theatre
Teku, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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NPR300

Country: Nepal
Five people on stage explore the life.

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Ta Rehaye (To Freedom)

March 2, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Shilpee (Gothale Theatre), Shilpee Theatre
Battisputali Road, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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NPR300

Country: Afghanistan
TA REHAYE (To Freedom) is an Afghan true romantic story between a girl and a boy who are from two different tribes in Afghanistan, Hazara and Pashtun.

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Udumbara Evening (Musical Performance)

March 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Junkiri Theatre Bus, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Free

Artist: Shreeti Pradhan, Mannu Shahi and Birat Basnet

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Jokhana

March 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:10 pm
Mandala Theatre, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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NPR300

Country: Nepal
‘Jokhana’ is adaptation of a story by Biyash Rai from his story collection ‘Hiumajhi’.

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वर्णमालाको अन्तिम अक्षर बाट नेपाली रङ्गमंचलाई हेर्दा

March 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Junkiri Theatre Bus, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Free

How older generation is looking at new generation working in Nepali theatre? How can they motivate newer generation to find their own way? What could be done to alert and appreciate the newer generation? Moderator: Viplob Pratik Panelist: Sunil Pokharel

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Conflict Transformation and Social Change through Participatory Theatre

March 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Free

The panel discussion includes a screening of short video-clips of examples of participatory theatre work in various countries and fields and a participatory way of sharing experiences.
Moderator: Som Nath Khanal and Michael Thonhauser
Panelists: Maniram Pokharel, Gunjan Dixit, Gopal Aryal, Sarswoti Chaudhary , Renuka Karki and Alain Fressanges (Cambodia)

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OpenCall#43 by Anna Dora Dorno & Nicola Pianzola, Italy

March 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alliance Francaise Kathmandu (AFK), फ्रान्सेली केन्द्र, Pulchowk - Dhobighat Rd
Patan, 3 44600 Nepal
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Rs. 500

Young Performers can join this workshop
Participants are required to bring two pairs of jeans and two white T-shirts each. Better if you know something about Ayotzinapa forced disappearence of the 43 Mexican students. You can simply google it.
Apply for this workshop

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Helen

March 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:10 pm
Kirtipur Theater (Theatre Mall), Rarahil Nagar, Chugoun
Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Province 3 19484 Nepal
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NPR300

Country: India
This play is often mistaken for the story of Helen Keller. It is not.

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Disability Inclusion in Theatre Arts

March 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Junkiri Theatre Bus, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Free

A casual discussion will be carried out during this session on status of disability inclusion in Nepali theatres: where we are now and what we should aim for! Speakers representing both disability rights movement and Nepali theatre fraternity will share their views on this issue.
Moderator: Sagar Prasai
Panelist: Mairi Taylor (Director, Scotland), Manish Prasain (NFDN, Program Manager), Dayahang Rai (Actor/Director)

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Head 2 Head

March 3, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:05 pm
Kausi Theatre (Katha Ghera), Kausi Theatre
Teku, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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NPR300

Country: India
Head to Head, through a unique devised theatre performance, searches the answer of existential questions like Where does identity lie: head or body? Or both? that actor with large bodies who deal with this quandary on a daily basis.

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Aaran

March 3, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Shilpee (Gothale Theatre), Shilpee Theatre
Battisputali Road, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Rs. 300

Country: Nepal
Aaran is the story of hardship faced by a girl from an untouchable lower caste family of Solukhumbu who happens to marry a boy from upper class and struggles to adjust in the society.

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Women in Theatre

March 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kausi Theatre (Katha Ghera), Kausi Theatre
Teku, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Free

Moderator: Akanchha Karki Panelists: Shabari Rao (India), Kismat Bano (India), Anna Dora Dorno (Italy), Loonibha Tuladhar and Srijana Adhikari (Nepal)

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Improv Performance

March 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Junkiri Theatre Bus, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Free

Group: Nepal Improvisation Troupe
Director: Muneeb Ur Rehaman (Pakistan)

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Ek Mulaqat Manto Se

March 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mandala Theatre, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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NPR300

Country: India
This play meets Manto, one of the most influential Indo-Pakistani writer who wrote mostly partition stories and essays.

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रङ्गमंचमा नेपथ्यको सम्मान

March 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Junkiri Theatre Bus, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Free

What is the importance of crafts and technical team in theatre?
Moderator: Ingi Hopo Koinch Sunuwar
Panelists: Ramhari Dhakal, Raj Kumar Pudasaini and Sarita Giri

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‘FIND YOUR CLOWN’ A clown workshop by Ashwath Bhatt, India

March 4, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Alliance Francaise Kathmandu (AFK), फ्रान्सेली केन्द्र, Pulchowk - Dhobighat Rd
Patan, 3 44600 Nepal
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Rs. 500

Young Performers can join this workshop. 
Participants should come in black clothes avoiding jeans.
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Garbha Chhita

March 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Kirtipur Theater (Theatre Mall), Rarahil Nagar, Chugoun
Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Province 3 19484 Nepal
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NPR300

Country: Nepal
Garbha Chhita is a tradition in Karnali where parents fix the marriage of children
who are still in their mothers' wombs.

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Playback  Theatre

March 4, 2019 @ 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Kausi Theatre (Katha Ghera), Kausi Theatre
Teku, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Play Back Theatre workshop by Katha Ghera.

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Nidravathwam

March 4, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 3:55 pm
Kausi Theatre (Katha Ghera), Kausi Theatre
Teku, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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NPR 300

Country India
Kumbakarna and Lakshmana, brothers each to the two protagonists of the Ramayana, are connected by boons that dramatically alter their cycles of sleep and wakefulness.

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Mokshada

March 4, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:40 pm
Shilpee (Gothale Theatre), Shilpee Theatre
Battisputali Road, Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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NPR300

Country: Nepal
‘Mokshada’ is a danceplay based on the life experiences of (Panchakanya) five virgins which is mentioned in the ‘Shastra’ (holy scriptures).

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Open Dance Performance- Nepali Freestyle

March 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Junkiri Theatre Bus, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Free

Group: Y Stand Dance School
Choreography: Deependra Shahi Thakuri

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Desaparaecidos#43

March 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mandala Theatre, Mandala Theatre Nepal, Anamnagar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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NPR300

Country: Italy
Desaparaecidos is based on a real event that stages the dramatic disappearance of 43 Mexican students from Ayotzinapa Rural Teacher’s College on 26th September 2014.

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Art

March 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Studio 7 (Naga Theatre – Hotel Vajra), Hotel Vajra
Bijeswari, Swayambhu KathmanduKathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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NPR300

Country: Nepal
ART is based on the award winning play by Yasmina Reza

Three young men, friends, 'brothers' - as they like to say in Nepal - are representatives for our urban Kathmandu society. All three are entrepreneurs, who want to reach the 'top', be recognized in society as "somebody special".

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Exploring Approaches to Access and Inclusion (Disability and Theatre Arts Workshop)

March 5, 2019 @ 9:30 am - March 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
British Council, British Council, Lainchuar
Kathmandu, Province 3 44600 Nepal
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Theatre performances are held throughout the year, but the venues are not wheelchair friendly; theatre companies seldom produce narratives on disability issues let alone involving disabled people in production.To talk about all these issues and to address them, the British Council is inviting Glasgow based Birds of Paradise Theatre to visit Kathmandu for a workshop on making arts—specifically performing arts—accessible to disabled people.

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