Published on August 29th, 2012 | by Saroj0
Kutumba tour to UK and France : Kutumba goes international with Nepali’s tunes
Kutumba is one of the leading Nepali Instrumental Musical Band which is contributing a lot in preserving and promoting Nepali Traditional Music. One of the most celebrated folk instrumental ensembles of recent times, the group of six professionals from Kathmandu along with band manager, Arjun Gurung will be taking Nepali’s tunes to a world audience and sharing the spotlight with some of the well-known names in international music scene. Kutumba tour to UK and France is scheduled for two months, starting this September.
Kutumba is all set to play at the Edinburgh Mela on September 1 and 2. After the Mela, the group will move on to North-Western Scotland where they will be playing at various venues in Aberdeenshire. Apart from musical performances, Kutumba will also meet and play with local folk musicians who are a part of the current revival of the Scottish music and dance. A two-week workshop on Celtic music will be held in various primary and secondary schools as well as youth forum with Kutumba as one of the facilitators.
The final concert at Aberdeen will take place at the Arts Theater, University of Aberdeen with the presence of the ambassador of Nepal who will be there to strengthen trad and tourism between Nepal and Scotland. After that, the band will be performing at the ‘Peace One Day‘ on September 22 in London.
After that, the band will move to France, where they will be performing at the Alliance Franciase Foundation, Paris on October 4 as a part of Alliances en resonance Nepal. Finally the musical journey will come to an end with a concert as a part of the ‘World Music Festival’ in Corsica Island on October 17 and 18.
With such a lineup, the excitement as well as the tension is building up. The thought of spreading Nepali Traditional Music in different corners of the world is something of a pride. But there is both, a lot of struggle and adventurous too with full of music. Sangeet Sansar like to wish Kutumba a big success for their tour.
Source : MyRepublica