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Ban Ra Vatavaran Project
October 13, 2012 @ 12:00 am - 3:30 pmFree
A Celebration of over 200 Years of Biodiversity Research in Nepal and Scotland
Discover a Scotland/Nepal relationship spanning over two centuries.
Meet Nepali-Scottish Artists and scientists.
Learn about the Scottish Explorer-Surgeon-Naturalist Dr.Francis Buchanan Hamilton
“Father of Nepalese Botany’ who during a year in theKathmanduValleyin 1802-1803 spent his
time recording and collecting over a thousand plant species.
Enjoy an exhibition of a selection of exquisite coloured drawings of trees and epiphytes
drawn by Buchanan-Hamilton’s Indian assistant, a talented yet sadly un-named, Botanical
Participate in traditional Nepali Craft Workshop