China – Nepal May 2007

In May 2007 the Norwegian Concert Institute and Nepal Tourist Board jointly sponsored BNL and a Beijing Television team from China for a one-week visit to Nepal. Hosted by the Nepal Music Centre (NMC) the visit included jamming session at the NMC, Concert at the Patan Museum, at Durbar Square with the Newari Folk Music Group Vajra, visit to Pokhara that included a concert in Pokhra Hall and visit to the Village of Deurali in Kaski District. The stay concluded with a concert at the Russian Cultural Centre in Kathmandu with local musician’s including acclaimed Saranghi Player Shyam Nepali and first prize awarded master flute player Durga Prasad Khatiwada.