Bisket Jatra: Ringing in the New Year in Bhaktapur, Nepal

Every year, the whole city of Bhaktapur, Nepal, empties itself into the streets for over a week to celebrate Bisket Jatra, which starts four days before the Nepalese New Year and continues for four days after it. The multifaceted festival is a ritual welcome extended to the New Year and carries immense cultural significance for.. read more →