The RACE in the world’s highest altitude - Everest Trial Race has started on 15th November, 2011 from Jiri, Dolakha. The race will complete after 6 days when the racers will reach at Lukla, Solukhumbu. The race has been organized jointly by ADEAVENTURA Group (Spain) and Annapurna Treks and Expedition (Nepal).
The race will lead the racers to the altitude of more than 5 thousand and 8 hundred meters. A total of 25 participants - 2 Nepalese olampian racers (Baikuntha Manandhar), 1 French and 22 Spanish racers are being part of the amazing race. Among which 5 are the ladies participants.
The winner of the race will get the prize amount of €2000, second winner will get €1500 and €1000 is the third prize.
ADEAVENTURA Group is being organizing the adventure expiditions all over the world. The group said that the organisation of the Everest Trail Race lead to present a new challenge to all those people that want to broaden horizons, both personally and in sports, and meet new landscapes, new feelings and go deep into the self knowledge.
The oldest participant of the race is Nepalese Olumpic medal winner Baikuntha Manandhar. Baikuntha did not take part in any of the racing activities after having heart surgery. However, he is very much determined to complete this race. He also said that this is the most important event of his life.
The official site for the expedition is everesttrialrace.com.
Michael Learns to Rock (MLTR), a Danish based International soft rock band is coming to Nepal for its live concert at Kathmandu. "Take me to your heart" , "Sleeping child", "I'm not an actor" are some of the popular songs by MLTR. The band comprises of 3 members namely: Jascha Richter (singer and keyboardist), Kare Wanscher (drummer), and Mikkel Lentz (guitarist).
The band is the second international band to perform in Kathmandu after Bryan Adams, who performed in Kathmandu in February 2011. The band is also performing in Bangladesh. The concert is scheduled on 19th Novermber, 2011 at Tudikhel, Kathmandu. Tickets are available at various stores around Kathmandu and also can be bought online at ESewa Nepal. The concert is organized by ODC Network which had also brought Bryan Adams to Nepal.
NaSCoIT - An international conference for IT people in Nepal, organized primarily by Nepal College of Information Technology
Considering the growing interest towards IT education in the country, an attempt was made by Nepal College of Information Technology(NCIT) in the year 2003 AD, for the first time in Nepal, to provide a common platform to IT students for sharing their views and ideas by organizing a national level IT Conference.
Ever since then subsequent conferences have been organized on 8th August 2009 (The Sixth NaSCoIT), on 18th August 2007 (The Fifth NaSCoIT), on 20th May 2006(The Fourth NaSCoIT), on 21st May 2005 (The Third NaSCoIT), on 15th May 2004 (The First NaSCoIT).
This time, we are coming up with the theme "ICT for Glocalization" for the 7th International Conference on IT, which has been scheduled to be held this year.
Every effort is being made to include views and ideas from students studying various IT related subjects in universities/colleges in Nepal as well from abroad.
The NaSCoIT conference date has been rescheduled to be held on 17 December 2011, in order to increase more participation and give more time for paper submission!!!
More information about NaSCoIT can be found here: