OAC Mountain Festival to be organised in Thamel on May 29

KATHMANDU: The Outdoor Adventure Centre Nepal has said that 'OAC Mountain Festival' will be organised at Thamel, in Kathmandu, on May 29.

Addressing a press meet in Kathmandu on Thursday, programme coordinator Sonam Jangbu Sherpa informed about various events during the festival.

Sherpa further said, "The festival is being organised with the motive of welcoming national and international mountaineers along with sherpas'. On the occasion, successful climbers would share their emotions and experiences."

Similarly, group discussions will be held among tourism stakeholders regarding existing problems, opportunities and challenges in tourism sector in Nepal, Sherpa added.

Ministry of Tourism Secretary Krishna Prasad Sapkota and record 22-time Everest climber Kami Rita Sherpa have been invited to grace the event.

The festival is being organised on the occasion of 'Everest Day' on Tuesday.