“Makar Mela-066” a photo exhibition on the art, culture and history of Panauti is all set to begin on the occasion of the holy ‘Makar Mela’, Friday.
The exhibition by Prasant Shrestha which will remain open throughout the Makar festival showcases ‘Panauti’ as an epicenter of cultural heritage that dates back to ancient times.
According to its organizers P3RAM Group a proposal had been sent out to UNESCO requesting them to include Panauti into its list of World Heritage Sites. “It is unfortunate that Panauti is not so popular despite its short distance from the Kathmandu valley,” said its organizers.
The photo exhibition, which will be inaugurated in the presence of a French Archelogist/Photographer, Gerard Toffin, will remain open to public till 14th February 2010.
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