Historical Katik Dance in Lalitpur

Century old dance at Patan Durbar Square, Nepal.
Happening from November 10 -17, 2021 at Patan Dabali, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Namaste 🙏🙏🙏

If we enter the valley of Kantipur, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur, the amazing masterpiece of art, handicrafts, sculptures, divine, and sacred gods and goddesses surrounds us. From the historical side, we got to know that they are the contributions of Malla kings of the valley who were more focused and concerned from the religious and cultural point of view. Indra Jatra in Kathmandu, Biskha Jatra in Bhadgaun, and Katik Pyakha in Lalitpur are the major sources of attraction besides tons of cultural glories and rituals.

Among many of the culture enthusiastic people, I belong to them. Who won’t be when your own tradition, art, literature, culture is magnificent that attracts not only us but the millions of tourists all over the world. The other interesting fact is the stage show performed for 27 days called “Katik Dance” was initiated in the 17th century around the mids 1654 AD (as…

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