Echoes in the Valley – Music Festival 2017


Rizu Tuladhar, one of the team members of the Festival, sharing about the event activities.

Posted by Echoes in the Valley on Thursday, March 23, 2017

Echoes in the Valley is a music festival that aims to preserve, promote and witness the changes in diverse traditional performing arts from Kathmandu.
The festival strives to uncover, revive and make relevant Kathmandu’s intangible heritages and disappearing sounds by showcasing local music, art, and performances of everyday rituals. It will transform small neighbourhoods into grand stages for musical conversations between international and local artists.
The festival is organized by KANTA dAb dAb ‘s social initiative ‘Musicians for Musicians’ in collaboration with local community organizations.

LIVE PERFORMANCES
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10:30 AM | NASA: NANI
Opening Ceremony – Procession with Dha: Baja by Asa Baja Guthi and Jana Baha Gunla Baja Kasaa: Tadha Guthi from Nasa: Nani to Ason
11 AM | ASON
Three Bhajan Khala: Jana Baha Bhajan, Shree Annapurna Gyanmala Bhajan Khala and All Women Bhajan Khala from Manamaiju and Gongabu with Nhuchhe Bahadur Dangol
11:45 PM | BALKUMARI SATAH
Project Sarangi
12 PM | JANA BAHA
Ma and Cycle (Ensembles from Kathmandu University, Department of Music)
12:45 PM | BALKUMARI SATAH
Sound Sketch
1 PM | ASON
Helsinki Uniarts Collective (Finland)
1 PM | DAGU BAHA
Asa Baja Guthi Dapha Music
1:45 PM | BALKUMARI SATAH
Saroday
2 PM | JANA BAHA
Word Warriors: A Poetry Slam Group followed by Didibahini and All Women Music Group
2:45 PM | BALKUMARI SATAH
Project Sarangi
3 PM | ASON
Earth’a & Resonance Of Roots (NEPAL MUSIC CENTER ensembles)
3:45 | BALKUMARI SATAH
Collaboration and interaction between Nimesh Kapali, local & international artists
4 PM | JANA BAHA
Night
4:45 PM | BALKUMARI SATAH
Project Sarangi
5 PM | ASON
KANTA dAb dAb
5:45 PM | BALKUMARI SATAH
Collaboration and Interaction between local & international artists
6 PM | DAGU BAHA
Tara Bir Singh Tuladhar
6 PM | JANA BAHA
Hari Maharjan Project (HMP) & Daniel Givone (France)
7 PM | ASON TO JANA BAHA
Closing Ceremony – Processions with Dha: music from Asa Baja Guthi and Jana Baha Gunla Baja Kasaa: Tadha Guthi
WORKSHOPS
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11 AM & 1 PM | TACHHEN BAHA
Music Workshops for Kids by लय’ले शिक्षा Laya’le Shikchya . Interested candidates, please contact Kushal Karki (9841257058)
3 PM | DAGU BAHA
Puja Jwola: Workshop (Etaa, Jajanka, Torma making). Interested candidates, please contact Sujan Tuladhar (9808909977).
EXHIBITIONS
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11 AM ONWARDS | PALTAN CHHEN
Photo Exhibition – History Begins at Home, suppored by Nepal Picture Library
Art Exhibition featuring local artists
GUIDED TOURS
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9 AM | JANA BAHA | Duration 45 min
Jana Baha — A treasure trove of Nepali art, history, religion and culture
2PM | KAMALACHHI | Duration 1 hr 30 min
Evolution of Ason and surrounding areas over the ages
These tours are organized by ImPACT! Productions . There will be max. 12 person in each tour, priority will be given on the first come first serve basis. Please sign up to book your seat –
https://goo.gl/QqyoSA
FESTIVAL MAP
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https://goo.gl/OmD4Ep

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