Kathmandu: Musicians, artists grace Women’s Day concert

Kathmandu: On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Indian Women’s Association here on Friday organised a charity music concert featuring renowned violin maestro L. Subramaniam and Bollywood singer Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam.

The programme also witnessed the presence of Keyboard specialist Atul Raninga and Frijo Francis, Drums and Percussion maestro Vasant Kulkarni, Guitar specialists Alwyn Fernandes and Mr. Keith Peters, Tabla master Tanmoy Bose, Mridangist PNS Phalgun and sound engineer Vinay Vincent.

The event was organised at the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu.

According to a statement released by the Indian Embassy, the programme was attended by over 1500 persons, including politicians, artists, musicians, literary persons, students, and members of the media.

L. Subramaniam is an acclaimed violinist and is a world renowned personality in the field of instrumental music. Meanwhile, Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam is a famous Bollywood singer who has recorded more than 18,000 songs in around 16 languages.

Their group made this performance an entirely unforgettable experience. They enthralled the audience with their energetic, contemporary and classical portrayal of violin playing and singing which would be remembered by the audience for a long time, the statement read.

The charity event was organised as part of an attempt by the Indian Women’s Association to promote shared musical heritage of India and Nepal, the statement added.

Indian Women Association is a forum for promoting goodwill and friendship between the Indian and Nepali community through social and cultural activities. It regularly organises various philanthropic activities supporting social causes especially relating to women and children in Nepal.