Visit Nepal 2020 Official Website Launched
The official website of Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020 was launched on Wednesday, with only three months left for the campaign to begin.
While the VNY Secretariat has been complaining of not getting enough budget for promotion of the campaign, it has been nine months since the government formed VNY Secretariat and official website and other social networking sites of VNY have just been launched.
The website and social sites were launched by Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai amidst an event. Minister Bhattarai requested all the stakeholders to work hard and put an effort to make this campaign successful.
भ्रमण नेपाल वर्ष (VNY) २०२० को आधिकारिक वेबसाइट बुधवार लाई शुरू भएको थियो, अभियान सुरु हुन केवल तीन महिना मात्र बाँकी छ।
VNY सचिवालयले अभियानको प्रवर्द्धनका लागि पर्याप्त बजेट नपाएको गुनासो गर्दै आएको छ, सरकारले VNY सचिवालय गठन गरेको नौ महिना भइसक्यो र VNY को आधिकारिक वेबसाइट र अन्य सोशल नेटवर्कि sites साइटहरू भर्खरै शुरू भएको छ।
पर्यटन मन्त्री योगेश भट्टराईले एक कार्यक्रमको बीचमा वेबसाइट र सोशल साइटहरू सुरू गरेका थिए। मन्त्री भट्टराईले सबै सरोकारवालाहरुलाई कडा परिश्रम गर्न र यो अभियानलाई सफल बनाउन प्रयत्न गर्न अनुरोध गरे।
We Are Visit Nepal 2020
Coming to Nepal is coming to an experience that is only yours. From the remotest corners to the urban landscape, Nepal embodies a sensory experience of colours, sounds, sights and tastes. Visit Nepal welcomes you to life’s amazing moments.
. VNY 2020 supports the Lumbini Museum
The Lumbini Museum today hosted a reception on April 25 to announce its vision for a world-class museum of Buddhism in the birthplace of the Buddha, Lumbini. Addressing an intimate gathering of government representatives, private sector leaders, diplomats and cultural experts, the Museum’s Founding Director, Sumnima Udas highlighted the importance of the legacy of Buddha and Lumbini for Nepal and expressed the Museum’s commitment to preserving that heritage and drawing international attention to Item. Located inside the Sacred Garden Area of Lumbini, a UNESCO World Heritage site, Phase I of the Lumbini Museum will be housed in a heritage building designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architect Kenzo Tange. The 1970s masterpiece is now being re-imagined by leading Taiwanese architect Kris Yao and his team to curate an entirely new cultural and spiritual experience. In a presentation to the audience, the Museum unveiled initial plans and stated that they will be working in partnership with Lumbini Development Trust as well as a wide range of national and global experts and supporters.
Several speakers addressed the gathering, emphasizing the importance of Lumbini to the cultural and spiritual identity of Nepal and the opportunity it presents to showcase the best of Nepal’s rich heritage. Come. Metteyya Sakyaputtavice, Vice President of Lumbini Development Trust; Suraj Vaidya, National Coordinator of Visit Nepal 2020; journalist and author Vijay Kumar Pandey and reknowned Buddhist teacher His Eminence Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche spoke at the event expressing their support for the initiative. This marks the formal beginning of Phase I of the Lumbini Museum Initiative. The team is now working to fulfil fundraising priorities, commission and curate artworks and mobilize global partnerships and expertise in service of the vision to provide a truly world-class experience at The Lumbini Museum.
Johan Ernst Nison recognized as Goodwill Ambassador of VNY 2020
A talk event organized by Business 360 in the capital on May 6 featured Johan Ernst Nilson, one of the world’s leading explorers, motivational speaker, philanthropist, eco warrior and author. Nilson has a strong connection with Nepal and is on a unique journey of self exploration, sharing and giving in all of his adventures across the globe.
With over 52 expeditions in 172 countries including Mount Everest, Johan Ernst is a strong advocate against global warming and poverty, and a staunch supporter of education in developing countries and of the protection of endangered species. As a global adventurer for more than 20 years and a Guinness world record holder, Johan has embarked on a journey from the North Pole to the South Pole, has climbed the Seven Summits, has flown a boat across Europe, cycled from Sweden to the Sahara Desert, and a lot more.
He is from Sweden and has been featured on globally renowned media outlets such as the BBC, CNN, the Discovery Channel and the National Geographic Channel besides being featured on the cover of the TIME magazine.
At the talk event held at Hotel Royal Singi, he shared about his deep connection with Nepal and inspired the audience with anecdotes of his vast experiences. He says, “Don’t be afraid because something is really hard, because people keep saying that things are impossible; the impossible just seeks more time. ”
Johan Ernst Nilson was recognized as Nepal’s Tourism Goodwill Ambassador for Visit Nepal 2020. Suraj Vaidya, National Coordinator of VNY 2020 presented him with the honor amidst a gathering of tourism entrepreneurs, travel trade association heads, media professionals and youth leaders.
VNY 2020 hosts closing dinner for Himalayan Travel Mart
A dinner for Himalayan Travel Mart delegates was hosted by VNY2020 Secretariat on June 9 with the intention to promote the campaign among the international travel trade participants at Lord of the Drinks, Thamel. Over 400 guests what became an immense networking opportunity. Videos promoting Visit Nepal Year 2020 were presented along with live music