Kathmandu, February 9, 2018: Kathmandu Cycle City 2020, Cycle City Network Nepal is set to conduct cycle related discussions and the screening of film ‘Bikes Vs Cars’ on 10 February, 2018 at Nepal Tourism Board, Pradarshani Marg Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu, Nepal.
IMDB mentions “Bikes Vs Cars is a documentary about the bike(bicycle) and what an amazing tool for a change it can be. It highlights a conflict in city planning between bikes, cars and a growing reliance on fossil fuels.” This film showcases a scope of positive change from bicycle activist and the challenge of vehicle-centric urban planning.
The main motive of the event is to raise fund for ensuring participation of Sahil Shrestha, the founder president of Cyclecitynetowrk Nepal, as a speaker in an international conference ‘Foro Mundial de la Bicicleta – World Bicycle Forum 2018 Peru’ and an after foro event in Cusco. Sahil’s participation will ensure the opportunity to apply to organize this international event in Kathmandu in the year 2020. Sahil has been actively involved in making Kathmandu city a ‘Cycle Friendly City’ by 2020.
Cycle City Network Nepal is an NGO that vows to advocate cycle as a feasible medium of transport. Since 2009, they have been actively involved to make sure that the country’s cities have policies and infrastructures in place. The campaign started with the aim of making Kathmandu cycle-friendly city by 2020.
Venue: Nepal Tourism Board, Pradarshani Marg Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu, Nepal
Time: 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Ticket prices: Nrs 1000 & Nrs 500 (For students with ID card)
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