Lumbini – Watercolour artists from several countries who are in Nepal at present to participate in the second International Watercolor Festival have arrived in Lumbini to paint the birthplace of Gautam Buddha.
Lumbini visit is one part of the festival organized by International Watercolor Society-Nepal and artists from home and abroad will work on the theme of the birthplace of Buddha, the founder of Buddhism who is revered as an epitome of peace and non-violence.
According to Society’s general secretary Deependra Man Banepali, artists will present their field-based works which will be exhibited at a mega art workshop scheduled for Thursday here.
Forty artists from seven countries including Nepal have arrived here to illustrate Lumbini in their paintings.
The festival that kicked off on December 3 at the Nepal Art Council in Babarmahal, Kathmandu will conclude on December 9.