Send off 2008 in style

KATHMANDU: This New Year’s Eve various parties are being organised around town to welcome the New Year in the grandest way possible. The choices are many and it depends on whether you want to let your hair down and dance into the brand New Year, or enjoy a nice, quiet buffet dinner with someone special.

The Everest Hotel

Here is a great way to celebrate your New Year’s Eve at Hotel Everest, New Baneshwor. Well known band 1974 AD will be giving live a performance at The Grande Ballroom. Along with the live band, they also have DJ Kranti mixing some of popular mixes with VJ Pallavi as the emcee.

You can also enjoy delicious Indian set dinner at the Far Pavillion and Chinese set meal at Mandarin.

The very popular Galaxy Discotheque, which was closed for renovation, is opening on New Year’s Eve with the MTV Stardust party. Playmysound and MTV has DJ Ankit, and DJ Jay Naidu from India, who will take charge of the turntable, while VJ Zenisha Moktan will also be there.

Both events have a grand door prize of Kathmandu-London-Kathmandu ticket.

Hotel Shangri-La

Then Hotel Shangri-La urges you to welcome the New Year with your favourite singer Nima Rumba and the Karma Band performing live on the Eve. Along with live performances, you can even dance to mixes of DJ Shanks. To entertain the guests in the evening, they have a vocal trio from Amsterdam and celebrity dancers. And yes enjoy their lavish gala dinner along with the performances. Door prizes: Air tickets to London and Bangkok and local flight tickets to Pokhara and mountain fight to be won.

Hotel Yak and Yeti

And it is timefor ‘Sinners in Heaven’ at the Atrium of the Yak and Yeti where you will get to dance to the mixes of DJ Surr and enjoy unlimited drinks and dinner.

At the Sunrise Café, Ram Shrestha and friends will be playing live music. The Reminisce with Ram Shrestha and Friends has welcome drink and buffet dinner for all.

The Chimney Restaurant gives you the opportunity to enjoy a seven-course candlelit dinner and wine while enjoying instrumental music performed by guitar maestro Anil Shahi with Pritam Rai on tabala.

All three events has various door prizes like round trip to Singapore, stay in luxury resorts and many more.

Soaltee Crowne Plaza

And Soaltee Crowne Plaza has got in none other than Britney Spears lookalike Lorna Bliss who will be performing some of Britney’s all time hits at the Megha Malhar hall. Along with that, the band Heart Breakers and DJ Kurly will make the party memorable with their performances.

Door prizes to win are round trip tickets to London, air tickets to international destinations and stays in luxury hotels.

Hotel Radisson

Radisson Hotel is ready with their New Year rock and roll extravaganza, Minutes to Mid Night with Mukti and Revival and DJ Santosh at Nepa Dhuku hall. So you get to enjoy some bluesy music and a scrumptious gala dinner.

The Fun Café too has gala dinner for all its guests on the New Year’s Eve. The Splash Bar and Grill will provide the perfect chance to welcome the New Year with hot snacks and BBQ dinner at the pool side with DJ Suman on the turntable.

At the Olive Garden, a seven-course New Year dinner awaits, while the Corner Bar presents live music by The Treasure along with welcome drinks and snacks.

Gokarna Forest Resort

Watch Abhaya and the Steam Injuns perform live at the Gokarna Forest Resort. Along with the rock band, there will will be traditional musical led by Shyam Nepali. Then you can dance to the mixes of Chyangba maker DJ Raju. For your entertainment they also have Bollywood dance troupe to perform some of the latest hit numbers.

Hotel Himalaya

Go back to the era of disco fever. Take out your shiny shoes and flashy clothes and welcome New Year the retro way at Hotel Himalaya with their 70’s Rewind Party.

Shreety and the Connection Band and DJ Umesh are all set to make you dance all night long. And also get ready to win various door prizes.

Hotel Malla

There are a variety of programmes to be enjoyed at one venue: Heaven on Earth gig at Hotel Malla will have traditional folk dances, live performance by Anil Shahi and DJ session by DJ Vibe and DJ Karan (Mumbai).

Others

The party makers of the town PartyNepal is organising live performance and dance parties for all party lovers at various venues around town. Tamas, Thamel will feature live performance by Astha Tamang-Maskey and the band. Cube Bar at Putalisadak will have DJ Ali playing some of the hottest music to ring in the New Year with style. The last venue is Insomnia, Durbar Marg where DJ Niral will make to jig to his mixes.

Club Platinum is throwing its New Year bash featuring DMC Champion DJ Anish. Get ready to groove to his mixes and welcome the New Year boogying on the dance floor.

Share the floor with the glitterati at the J-Bar on the Eve. The event is going to be the classy one with the crème-de-le-crème making an appearance and dancing to the mixes of DJ Ankit.

Enjoy the good ambience and party with great crowd at Tantra restaurant and bar at Thamel. Swatik and friends will be giving a live performance followed by DJ session by DJ BMan.