Kutumba celebrates 10th anniversary with Double Grammy nominee Jamie Catto
May 8 2014, With the joint effort of City Museum Kathmandu (CMK) and Pasang Lhamu Foundation, a concert that featured famous Nepalese instrumental band Kutumba and double Grammy nominated British artist Jamie Cato (1 giant leap), was organized at Durbarmarg based City Museum Kathmandu. The entire revenue collected during the concert would be used to support the families of mountaineers who died during last month’s avalanche in the Everest.
Gathering before the event kicked off
The event entitled Khumbila, also marked the 10th anniversary of Kutumba. The concert was kicked off at 7:15 pm with the melodious tune by the first all-girl’s instrumental band of Nepal, Shree Tara. Right after the melodious tune Taal ko Pani by Shree Tara, the stage was occupied by Jamie and Kutumba band. Other national artists who performed during the fundraising event were the contemporary folk bands the Night, Aaveg and the Bangalore based Nepali artist RHL.
An image at CMK Gallery Shop
Prior to the concert the attendees also observed the CMK Galleries where the artists from ArtLab, Kailash Kumar Shrestha, Sudeep Balla and Kane Alexander of Australia participated.
CMK Art Gallery- work in progress
I am not the type of person that would usually take a trip from Beijing to Kathmandu by land. I had no idea what international travel was like or how difficult it can be gaining entry into Tibet. In fact I still don’t because Explore Himalaya made it easy for me.