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Nepali Momo

  If there is one food you will learn about in Nepal, its the Nepali Momo! It is often eaten as an appetizer or a snack and found in almost all restaurants or sold by vendors in street corners. A momo is a dumpling … Continue reading

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Somali Weddings

This article is the third in a series of articles about Aafrican Culture and has been written by Runn Abdi a World Pulse Voices of the Future Correspondent. Runn is also a Correspondent with Women News Network .  Marriages can either … Continue reading

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Bhai Tika – Sister and brother day in Nepal

This morning we were priviledgded to witness the observance of Bhai Tika by our neighbors down stairs.Bhai tika is the last day of Diwali celebrations in Nepal. The day is also refeered to as Bhai Tihar. Bhai means brother while Tika … Continue reading

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Jazzmandu in Nepal

So last evening, my friend and i had a chance to attend Jazzmandu. Jazzmandu stands for the Kathmandu Jazz Festival. This is an annual Jazz event which began in 2002 aimed at celebrating Jazz music as well as nurturing Jazz artists by bringing … Continue reading

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Weddings in Nigeria

This is a second article in a series of articles about Africa. The article has been written following numerous  requests on more about African culture  from my blog followersin Nepal. This article was written by Udoka a law student from Nigeria. The first article was … Continue reading

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Role of a spokesman during Kwanjula – a Buganda wedding

This is part two of the article – Kwanjua, the wedding ceremony.  A guest post by Cathy from Uganda. In Part one we learnt  was all about the Okukyala. Before the “kwanjula” ceremony, the bride has to first take her husband to … Continue reading

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Tharu cultural dance

My housemate and I were on a five day road trip to Pokhara. At Pokhara we went trekking in the Monsoon, before going for a boat ride on Phewa Lake. Besides boat riding in Pohkara, we also enjoyed a visit … Continue reading

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