An Overview of Shamanism in Nepal

In Nepal, Shamanism was practiced before the arrival of Hinduism and Buddhism. Now it is integrated within both of these religions. Depending on the credo of a particular ethnic community, shamanistic rituals have no monolithic shape but the core value...

Online Exhibition on South Asia ICH

ICHCAP introduces five ICH elements of South Asia through the Google Arts & Culture platform. ICHCAP signed a partnership with Google in 2016 and has showcased various Asia-Pacific ICH through online exhibitions, including high-resolution images and video clips. In 2017,...

ICH of the Gandharba Celebrated through the Sarangi Day

Gandharba Cultural Art Organization (GCAO) celebrated the twelfth Sarangi Day in collaboration with the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) on 24 February 2018. Sarangi is a typical Nepalese folk musical instrument of the Gandharba community of Nepal. The community, also known...

Chariot Festival of Janabaha Dhyo in Kathmandu

Chariot festivals are interesting events in Kathmandu Valley where various communities come together to worship and celebrate; Janabaha Dhyo Jatra (as known locally) or Seto Machindranth Jatrar of Kathmandu is one such festival. The festival starts on Chaitra Sukla Asthami...

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