Concert of Traditional Newari and Classical Music
Kathmandu University’s Department of Music, School of Ethnomusicology, organized on 22 March 2015 a concert of traditional Newari and classical music at the residence of German Ambassador to Nepal Matthias Meyer.
The School of Ethnomusicology is known for its uniqueness in South Asia and is running one of the rarest academic programmes in the field of studying music in human culture. Led by a German Professor Dr. Gert-Matthias Wegner, the school has 160 students, majority of them international. The school was inaugurated in 1996, by German President Roman Herzog, during his state visit to Nepal.Enlarge image (© Krishna Poudyal for Chakrapath.com /Krishna Poudyal, Chakrapath.com)
Among those present to enjoy the 22 March concert were former Prime Minister of Nepal Mr. Kirti Nidhi Bista, Minister for Information and Communication of the Government of Nepal Dr. Minendra Rijal, Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Shrestha, and the distinguished members of Kathmandu’s diplomatic community. All photos courtesy of Mr. Krishna Poudyal and Chakrapath.com.