KATHMANDU, Aug 22: One of Nepal’s most outstanding composer, singer and lyricist, Gopal Yonjan is being remembered and revered for his repertoire of musical works and the legacy he left behind.
At the initiation of his wife, Renchin, and daughter, Shrijana Singh Yonjan, the evening of August 30 will be dedicated to the musical maestro in an event called ‘Gopalaya – Something old, something new’. The event’s main objective is to introduce to the younger generation of music lovers the works of Yonjan, whose best known songs include ‘Malai Maaf Garideu’, ‘Chhatima Mero Yo Choto Bhoto’, ‘Deshle Ragat Mange’, ‘Kahile Kahi Manka Kura’ and ‘Paschim Kohi Purba Ghar’.
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Kolor Kathmandu, a project by Sattya Media Arts Collective was a huge success last year. The project was started with the aim of transforming Kathmandu Valley into the open gallery where the artists can show their creativity freely and make the city look beautiful. More than 75 murals by 70 artists were drawn in the various places of the Valley during the project.
To make the Kolor Kathmandu more relatable, Sattya exhibited the photographs of the murals at The City Museum, Durbar Marg from August 14 to August 21. “We organized this exhibition to ing all the murals spread across the valley to one location and to keep the spirit of Kolor Kathmandu alive,” said Sazeena Nemkul, the Operations Manager of Sattya Media Arts Collective.
KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Shilpee Theater’s latest offering, ‘Hedda Gabler’, is the Nepali adaptation of the world famous Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s play of the same name.
Currently being staged at Shilpee Theater, Battis Putali, ‘Hedda Gabbler’ narrates the story of newlywed young woman Hedda and how her manipulative nature ruins everything around. The play goes along with her selfish and unkind nature and her stubborn actions.