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Songs of the Himalayas happening today

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Nov 19, 2017-Helmed by Ani Choying Drolma, the second installation of the Songs of the Himalayas will take place tonight at Rastriya Nach Ghar in Kathmandu.

“Songs of the Himalayas is created to tell the stories of the Himalayas, and to open the dialogue between audiences and the magnificence of the culture and its people in a musical way,” say the organisers.

The concert will feature  an ensemble of classical musicians such as Shantanu Moitra, Kaushiki Chakraborty, Ashwin Shrinivasan and Purbayak Chatergee, among others.  

The concert was the brainchild of Shantanu Moitra, a reputed musician who created the soundtrack of  popular Indian  movies such as Parineeta (2005), Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (2005), Lage Raho Munnabhai (2006) and 3 Idiots (2009), and PK (2014).

The concert is the result of a 100-day travel that Moitra embarked on inspired by his special fondness for the mountains.

According to the organisers, the first edition of the concert was held in National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA), in Mumbai on October 2016.  The tickets are priced at 2000, 3000, 5000 and 10000. All proceeding from the ticket sale will go towards Arogya foundation (kidney hospital).

Doors will open at 5:30 in the evening.

Published: 19-11-2017 11:07

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