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Eighth Open Art Exhibition cum Competition in Kathmandu

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Kathmandu, March 22, 2018: Alfresco Media and Event , under Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal, has organized the 8th Open Art Exhibition cum Competition which is scheduled to continue till March 25, 2018.
The exhibition features over 1000 paintings showcased by pre-primary level, primary level, lower secondary level, secondary level and college level students along with paintings of senior artists. The exhibition also features the artwork by the children of BIA foundation and SOS.
The artwork featured in this exhibition belongs to different themes like culture, tradition, natural disaster and lifestyle. The participants are being jugged in terms of creativity and color harmony by the judges. Apart from the paintings exhibition is also showcasing three sculptures made by two artists Madan Mohan Shrestha and Sundar Lama.
Shyam Krishna Shrestha, President of the exhibition and CEO of Alfresco Media and Event Management Pvt Ltd, said that the main objective of this exhibition is to provide a platform for young artists and heal the generation gap by featuring art of different generation in a same exhibition. The involvement of artists from different age groups has resulted in people calling the event a Three Generation Art Exhibition.
Jay Ram Lamichhane, past president of Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal (FCAN) and Laxmi Das Manandhar, president of Salt Trading Corporation (STC) attended the event as the Chief Guest and Senior Chief Guest at the program. Manoj Gyawali, acting CEO of Jyoti Bikash Bank and also present in the inauguration as special guest.