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The Mount Everest Golden Jubilee Celebration Program
08:24 a.m. EDT May 10, 2003
A number of events are scheduled in Kathmandu to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Everestís first summit. The highlight of it all is the Gala dinner on the 29th, 50 years to the day of Hillary and Tenzingís first ascent.

Saturday, May 24th - Durbar Marg Street Festival To be organized by Durbar Marg Festival Committee in coordination with HAN, NATA, TAAN, REBAN, NATO & KMC.

Sunday, May 25th - Lalitpur Durbar Square Festival To be organized by Lalitpur District Development Committee in coordination with Lalitpur Municipality and other Associations & Business Houses etc.

Monday, May, 26th - Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square Festival To be organized by Kathmandu Municipality Corporation in co ordination with other Associations & Business Houses etc.

Tuesday, May 27th - Thamel Festival. To be organized by Thamel Tourism Development Board in co ordination with other Associations & Business Houses etc.

- Procession of Mt Everest Summiteers

- The procession will start from Tundikhel and go through New Road, Basantapur, Nara Devi, Chhetrapati, Juddha Public School, Thamel, Tri Devi Marg, Kantipath, Jamal, Durbar Marg and will end at Annapurna Hotel.

KMC will felicitate Sir Edmund Hillary.

- Meeting of the Executive Committee of the

Himalayan Environmental Trust.

- UAAA Central Council Meeting

- Dinner by Rum Doodle for the Everest Summiteers

Wednesday, May 28th - Planting of Saplings at the International Mountaineers Memorial Park at Kakani To be organized by Nepal Mountaineering Association in co ordination with Nuwakot District Development Committee. Lunch at Kakani.

- Inauguration of Photograph Exhibition by Sir Edmund Hillary at the British Council to be followed by Reception at the British Embassy.

Thursday, May 29th - Symposium on Mountaineering & Development Lunch - Gathering of Mount Everest Summiteers at Birendra International Convention Centre to be followed by Gala Dinner.

Friday, May 30th - Bhaktapur Durbar Square Festival. To be organized by Bhaktapur Municipality Corporation in co ordination with other Associations & Business Houses etc.

Saturday, May 31st - Music Festival at Dasrath Rangashala.


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