Sports in Kathmandu

Kathmandu International Marathon

This annual road race attracts over 6000 runners in September, with courses ranging from 5km to 42km. Registration costs US$40 for foreigners. Amazingly, the police hold back Kathmandu’s revving traffic for a full f…
Music in Kathmandu

Jazzmandu Festival

This annual music event is a week-long program of local and international jazz, fusion and world music acts that is staged in venues across town in mid-October (sometimes early November). See the website for details…
Art in Kathmandu

Kathmandu Triennale

Every three years (most recently in 2017) artists from three dozen countries exhibit works at venues across the city. It's normally held at the end of March.
Film in Kathmandu

Kathmandu International Film Festival

An interesting weeklong festival of international and Nepali documentary and short films, held in December.