Thai Short Film Festival 2010 organized by Independent Film Society (IFS) in association with the Royal Thai Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), and Film Development Board Nepal (FDBN) is currently underway.Around fourteen short films will be screened during the two day festival(7th-8th June) at Nepal Tourism Board’s premises.The organizers plan to screen Nepali short films in Thailand too to promote Nepal’s culture and the works of independent filmmakers.
According to a press release issued by Nepal Tourism Board, a sales mission was organized in Australia by Nepal Tourism Board from 18th to 21st May. The mission was organized in coordination with Nepal Embassy, Canberra, Australia and Consulate of Nepal in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. The main focus of this Sales Mission was to promote Nepal Tourism Year 2011 along with other added tourism attractions of Nepal, specially natural and cultural attractions, trekking and adventure activities. Addressing the media and travel trade in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, where the sales mission was organized, H.E. Ambassador Mr. Yogendra Dhakal informed them about the rejuvenated state of tourism in Nepal. He stressed that the Government of Nepal and the Nepalese tourism entrepreneurs are quite euphoric about the NTY campaign and looking forward to welcoming a large number of tourists.