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Music Nepal International Folk Music Festival in Kathmandu photos!


Two women of a Nepalese ethnic cultural 


group smile in the capital of Nepal, 
on Nov. 7, 2008. 

To mark 100 years of music recording 
in Nepal and 25 years of commercialization 
of Nepali music through the establishment 
of Music Nepal, 
the Nepal Music Center (NMC) is hosting 
a four-day international folk music festival 
in Kathmandu from Nov. 5. 

Some 150 artists from Norway, India, 
Malawi, Nepal, Palestine and 
South Africa took part in the festival. 


Malawian indigenous folk artists perform 
traditional dance “Matandani” during the 
International Folk Music Festival in 
Kathmandu, capital of Nepal.

Nepalese ethnic cultural group form 
eastern Nepal perform traditional dance 
“Sataar Naach” during the International 
Folk Music Festival in Kathmandu, 
capital of Nepal.

A Palestinian artist performs traditional 
folk music during the International 
Folk Music Festival in Kathmandu, 
capital of Nepal, on Nov. 7, 2008. 


Nepalese ethnic cultural group from 
mid-western Nepal perform traditional 
dance “Kaura Naach” during the 
International Folk Music Festival 
in Kathmandu.

                      (Xinhua Photos CHINAVIEW)

4 Responses to “Music Nepal International Folk Music Festival in Kathmandu photos!”

  1. hello – would you be able to post information about events to this calendar please? Contact me if you have any questions. I am trying to raise the profile of cultural events in kathmandu so that they get more visitors!


  2. We are the Russian Folk Music Ensemble from the US. We are promoting Russian and Ukrainian music, and have participated in numerous festivals including the International Festival in Taiwan in 2008. We would be very interested in learning more about the possibility to participate in the Nepal International Folk Music Festival.
    Thank you.

  3. We are happy about the flourish
    of nepali music and its folk culture.
    It is very soothing and relaxing.
    Everyone should check it out,

    sincerly, Xing Chun

  4. yah i love folk music because im folk singer of uttrakhand india and love and like nepali folk song i wanna sing nepali song …………:)

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