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Image of Asia: Welcoming the new year in Nepal

Image of Asia: Nepal's ethnic Gurungs welcome in the Year of the Sheep

Image of Asia: Welcoming the new year in Nepal

In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, a young Nepalese ethnic Gurung boy holds a Nepalese flag and marches in a parade to welcome in the new year Tuesday in Katmandu. The Gurungs mark Dec. 30 -- known as Tamu Loshar -- with feasting and family gatherings, as well as traditional music and dance. Tuesday marks the beginning of the Year of the Sheep for Gurungs, who are also known as Tamu.


Updated : 2020-12-03 07:05 GMT+08:00