Halloween is relatively a new celebration in Nepal. Because of costumes, face paintings and partying the Western festival is bound to be popular in Nepal because of economic reasons. The restaurants, dress retailers, face painting artists and various other business would certainly love the popularity of the festival for the benefit of their business. So, there is no point in crying foul or cultural encroachment.
I think, Halloween is fun and having fun shouldn’t be tied to religion or anything else. A video report on the popularity of the celebration in Nepal:
Photos of various actresses in Halloween 2015:
Actress and model Reema Bishowkarma has wished a Happy Halloween wish in her Facebook post. As Reema’s family follow Christianity and Halloween is a festival of Christian faith, it is no surprise on her celebration.
In the following photo, Benisha Hamal is kissing Keki Adhikari during their Halloween celebration.
Actor Rajesh Hamal was invited in actress Jal Shah‘s residence in Salt Lake City, USA on the Halloween day. Hamal or Jal however haven’t worn any costumes or face-paints in the photos Rajesh shared in Facebook. Jal’s excessive weight is evident in the photos.
Actress Swastima Khadka says that she would rather say ‘Hello’ than ‘Halloween’ in a status she posted in Facebook.
Model and upcoming actress Shristi Shrestha has also shared her photo in a Halloween costume :
The host of ‘Namaste TV show’ Suraj Giri and Sahana Bajracharya have also shared their photo in masks:
Actress Harshika Shrestha and her husband Prasun have celebrated the festival in full colors:
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