Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) has been celebrating World Space Week in Nepal since 2007. Our first space outreach event was the celebration of 50th Anniversary of the First Artificial Satellite: Sputnik-I on October 4, 2007, in collaboration with Russian Center of Science and Culture – Kathmandu (RCSC-Kathmandu). Since then, we are organizing different activities as a part of our World Space Week celebration in Nepal.

Topic for 2021: Women in Space

Deadline: 5:00 PM, September 25, 2021

Click here to apply for the 3rd National Online Space Speech Competition 2021 (for class 9-12) 

Click here to apply for the 5th National Space Art Competition 2021 (for class 6-8)

Registration fee is NRs 500 /-  and must be paid via QR code available in the form. Please write the full name in the payment remarks.

 

Detail information about the competitions

5th National Space Art Competition 2021: Win A Telescope

Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) is pleased to announce the 5th National Space Art Competition 2021. It is a unique opportunity for class 6-8 students to showcase their talent to win exciting prizes. 

First Prize: Telescope, medal and certificate

Second Prize:  Gift hamper, medal and certificate

Third Prize: Gift hamper, medal and certificate

Rules and Regulations

  1. Students from class 6-8 are eligible to participate

  2. Registration fee must be paid through QR Code available in the form.

  3. Only the registered submission will be considered for further evaluation

  4. Shortlisted Space Arts videos will be published on NASO YouTube Channel for Public Voting

  5. The Space Art should be made at least in A4 size either landscape or portrait and based on the theme ‘Women in Space’

  6. The result will be based on 50% public voting and 50% decided by jury

  7. Winners will be awarded in one of our programs

Click here to submit your space art. For any queries, please call us at 9843708248 (NASO Office)

 

3rd National Online Space Speech Competition 2021: Be Global

Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) is pleased to announce the 3nd National Online Space Speech Competition 2021. It is a unique opportunity for high school students to showcase their talent and win exciting prizes.

First Prize: NRs. 10,000/-, medal and certificate

Second Prize: NRs. 5,000/-, medal and certificate

Third Prize: NRs. 3,000/-, medal and certificate

Rules and Regulations

  1. Students from grade 9-12 are eligible to participate

  2. The video record of the speech must be submitted within the deadline

  3. Registration fee must be paid QR Code available in the form.

  4. Only the registered submission will be qualified for the competition.

  5. Only the shortlisted videos will be published on NASO YouTube channel for voting

  6. The length of the video must be no less than 3 minutes and no longer than 5 minutes

  7. Proper time management carries 10 points

  8. First 15 seconds (maximum) must be the introductory part including your name, address, grade, school name and age

  9. The result will be based on 50% public voting and 50% decided by jury.

  10. The video must be unpublished, in case of video being public from any other sources before being published from NASO channel officially; will be disqualified. If you need any help to make sure you video will not be public, please contact us at www.facebook.com/NASONepal

  11. There is no language barrier, one can use either English or Nepali or both

  12. Winners will be awarded with cash, trophy/medal and certificate in one of our programs

Click here to submit your space speech. For any queries, please call us at 9843708248 (NASO Office)

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News/Updates:

September 3, 2021: Registrations opens for the 5th National Space Arts Competition and 3rd National Space Speech Competition. The registration deadline for both competitions is September 25, 2020. Please read the information available in the registration form carefully.

September 18, 2020: Registration deadlines for the 2nd National Online Space Speech and National Space Art Competitions have been extended until September 25, 2020. Don’t miss the deadline! 

August 27, 2020: Registration opens for the 4th National Space Art Competition 2020 and 2nd National Online Space Speech Competition. 

January 31, 2020: Winners of the 1st National Online Space Speech Competition 2019 announced today. Congratulations to Mr. Saugat KC (first place), Ms. Smarika Neupane (Second place) and Mr. Veer Chandra Kamati (third place) for their excellent performance!

December 29, 2019: Winners of the 3rd National Space Art Competition 2019 announced today. Click here for the result. 

November 10, 2019: Registration deadlines for the space art and space speech have been extended until November 30, 2019 as we received several requests from the schools in province 1 as the schools were closed for almost 40 days!

October 1, 2019: Registration deadlines for space art and space speech have been extended until November 10, 2019

September 18, 2019: Registration open for the 1st National Online Space Speech Competition 2019. Don’t miss the chance of being Global! Apply Now!

September 18, 2019: Registration open for the 3rd National Space Art Competition 2019. Don’t miss the chance to win your a telescope! Apply Now!

August 26, 2019: Winners of the 2nd National Space Art Competition 2018 received awards, medals and certificates during 12th NASO Day Ceremony held at Russian Center of Science and Culture (RCSC) , Kathmandu, Nepal

June 10, 2019: Ms. Manisha Dwa will be the new World Space Week Coordinator for Nepal! Lets congratulate her for the new and exciting role!

October 11, 2018Ms. Shruti Gurung, Class 8, Adhyayan School, Kathmandu won the Public Choice Award of the NASO 2nd National SpaceArt Competition 2018! 

October 4, 2018: Twenty shortlisted space arts are now available for voting! The Facebook voting is to announce the Public Choice Award with gift hamper and certificate. Click here to vote for your favorite space art!

October 1, 2018: Total of fifty-three space arts received from province 1, 2, 3 and 4 at the NASO 2nd National Space Art Competition 2018. Shortlisted arts will be available for facebook voting for the public choice award during October 4-10, 2018.