Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) celebrating ‘Joint Losar’ in Thamel

Tamu Women feasting on LosarTAAN Joint Loshar street festival 2015, is a joint celebration of new year festival of three ethnic communities of Nepal; Sherpa, Gurung and Tamang. TAAN is celebrating this festival annually as a festival event since a long.This year TAAN is going to celebrate Loshar as a tourism product of Nepal to make it a cultural festival. 

News Source: TAAN official Facebook page

Gurungs observing Tamu Lhosar today

Tamu LhosarKATHMANDU: The Gurung community is observing Tamu Lhosar, its new year, by exchanging greetings and organising cultural programmes tomorrow. The government has declared it a public holiday.

In the Kathmandu Valley, Gurung people have already started gathering in Tundikhel to celebrate the festival by taking part in cultural processions and feasting on traditional cuisines at the stalls kept there. Continue reading