Prepare to paint the town purple as the Durbar Marg Development Board, FNCCI, and REBAN host Ncell Purple Saturday on Baisakh 2 (April 15). The festival, which honors the Nepali New Year, offers a day of nonstop entertainment, including K-pop dance performances, dance crews, traditional and contemporary ground performances, cultural performances, TikTok photo booths, and electrifying musical performances by some of Nepal’s most talented performers.
The event promotes domestic travel as well as Nepali goods, cuisine, and culture in an effort to aid the nation’s growing tourism industry. The main goal according to the press release is to contribute to local tourism activities and cuisines are one of the festival’s goals.
The event offers a variety of activities for people of all ages, such as virtual reality gaming, gaming competitions, a kids’ area with endless fun games, cosplay, and delectable food. The Ncell Customer Experience zone, which offers free gifts and online gaming areas, is also open to visitors.
Kutumba, Pahenlo Batti Muni, Trishala Gurung, Rohit Shakya, Synchronous Band, Laure, The Elements Band, Aabhiskar KC, Deepak Bajracharya, and The Rhythm Band are just a few of the amazing performers featured at the festival. All day long, there will be live musical performances, with Kutumba serving as the event’s headliner.
Below is a tweet from Ncell for your reference:
Come celebrate the start of the Nepali New Year with talented artists like Kutumba, Laure, and more at Ncell's Purple Saturday event on Baisakh 2! Free entry for all. See you there! pic.twitter.com/JvqycIFlXq— Ncell (@Ncell) April 7, 2023
Additionally, Bass & Treble will be holding B&T Open Mic Sessions, giving guests the chance to spend the day taking in live talent.
Events like Ncell’s Purple Saturday and the Durbarmarg Street Festival provide tourists and visitors to Nepal with a distinctive and comprehensive cultural experience. They offer a chance to interact with the local population and take in the thriving music scene of Nepal as well as a view into the country’s rich and varied cultural history.
Nepal Tourism Hub Team recommends Ncell’s Purple Saturday and the Durbarmarg Street Festival to everyone interested in Nepali music and culture as a must-go event. The festival promises to be a pleasant and interesting experience for guests of all ages with a roster of talented musicians and entertainers, food booths, arts and crafts sellers, and other activities. We encourage everyone to attend and take part in this celebration of music and culture in the city’s center.
We hope you’ll mark Baisakh 2 on your calendar and join this event in Durbarmarg for a day of music, entertainment, and fun. Entry to the event is free. Bring your family and friends along to ring in the new year together!