Rebika Kunwar

is an Art & Culture intern at the_farsight.

8 posts

Captivating performances from lead actors and deft direction make ‘Mansarra’ a great watch

Hesitancy is gradually diminishing when it comes to watching Nepali cinema. What was once about waiting for the movie to pop up on YouTube has …

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Numafung: A simple storytelling of unpleasant social norms

Lojina carries a beautiful white flower to her sister Numafung (Numa) and tucks it in her hair. In the Limbu language, numa means beautiful and …

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The hidden gems of Sudurpaschim

If you dont go to very difficult roads, you will only reach places where everyone reaches. - Mehmet Murat Ildan Names of places in the …

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‘Party’ throws commentary, satire on socialites

I hate these parties. Whatever he likes, I hate it. I hate his friends his books. Then I get drunk, yells Mohini. There are plenty …

Art & Culture  Rebika Kunwar

Sudurpaschim’s Gaura Parva

From Masa Shukla Paksha Panchami to Shukla Paksha Ashtami of the Nepali calendar month of Bhadra marks four-five days of Gaura Parva celebration in the …

Art & Culture  Rebika Kunwar

Sound of Himalayas: Tungna’s ethnomusicology and its waning craft

Tungna a Himalayan plucked string instrument (lute) is associated with ethnic groups such as Sherpa, Tamang, Hyolmo, and Tibetan who migrated to Nepal from Tibet …

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Let’s talk Mural

Mural the art of painting on walls, ceilings, and other large and permanent surfaces. It is widely used to convey social messages, provoke thoughts in …

Art & Culture  Rebika Kunwar

Maruni — an ethnic dance tale

Maruni is one of the oldest and most popular folk dances of the Magar community of Nepal performed in vibrant attires with rich ornaments. Nepali …

Art & Culture  Rebika Kunwar