7th Annual Sarangi Day at Thamel

Follow the strains of the Sarangi: The 7th Annual Sarangi Day is back. The one-day festival takes place today – Friday, October 29.

An all-day celebration of Nepal’s folk music heritage, Sarangi Day will feature Nepali folklore, especially from the Gandharba caste members who have gathered in Kathmandu from all over Nepal.

The Sarangi Day will be a day-long music festival with performances from musicians who have come from places like Gorkha, Lamjung, Bhojopur, and Pokhara.

Among some of the notable Sarangi players this day are Khim Bahadur Gayak, Hum Bahadur “Honi Maya” Gandharba, Gopilal Gandhari, and Khem Bahadur Gandharba.

Sarangi Day 2010 starts from 2 pm until 11 pm today at the Comfort Zone in Thamel. Entry is free.

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