Glittering lights welcome good luck and prosperity during the Hindu festival Tihar. The festival, also known as Deepawili and Diwali, is celebrated for 5 days every year in Nepal. Each day has its own stories, rituals and ceremonies. Sim, a friend in Nepal, tells.
For as long as we have existed, we’ve been looking at the stars. Stars are magical, high in the sky and so unreachable. They show us how beautiful the universe is. The mystery we live in, the stardust we are made of. What does a star mean to you?
October 11 is International Day of the Girl Child. A day declared by the United Nations to demand attention for the position of girls worldwide. We spoke to Maggie Doyne, CEO and co-founder of the BlinkNow Foundation. Maggie's story gives hope for change and inspires us to work together for a better world.
With the arrival of autumn comes the most awaited time of the year for all Nepalis: Dashain. It’s one of the main festivals of Nepal and symbolizes the victory of good over evil. One of our friends in Nepal, Sim, takes us through the traditions during this magical time of year.