The 60th anniversary celebration of the first ascent of Mt. Everest is going to be observed, commemorating the day when Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa successfully climbed the summit.
On May 29th 2013, it will be 60 years since Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa first scaled the summit. To remember this momentous occasion the government of Nepal, under the coordination Mt. Everest Diamond Jubilee Celebration Committee, is organizing various programs and events in Nepal on the month of May. In this occasion, the Celebration Committee warmly invites all Mt. Everest summiteers around the world and organize felicitation program in Nepal.
Everest Marathon will be the primary attraction of the event apart from different community development programs in the Khumbu region. Athletes from 103 countries are participating in the marathon to be held at Mt Everest Base Camp on May 29.
The commemorating event will be an exciting opportunity to join in the Everest Region on 29 May to celebrate the grand anniversary of the first ascent of Mt Everest in 1953.