KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Nepathya performed in the closing act of the 3-day long Rabong festival in Sikkim, Rabongla on Thursday. According to the press statement released by Nepa-laya, the band started the concert with ‘Kuroop Anuhar’ and proceeded with their classic hits like ‘Bhedako Oon’, ‘Chakeyo Chekyo’, ‘Lampate Surati’ and new release ‘Sirfula’.
It added that the audience comprised of music lovers from all over Sikkim, Darjeeling and its surrounding areas. As Nepathya front-man Amrit Gurung sang their all-time hit ‘Jomsome Bazaarma’ he said, “Yesterday I met a person who expressed his interest to visit Mustang. Let me invite you all to visit Nepal, and if you happen to visit Mustang, you will be travelling via my hometown Pokhara. When we perform in places like Sikkim, we try and emphasize on the brotherhood and connectivity through the Nepali language.”
As the band performed their fast numbers like ‘Resham’ and ‘Taal ko Pani’, the audiences went frenzy and many monks were seen dancing. According to Pema Bhutia Pema, a local resident, over 40 percent of the audience had travelled from outside Rabongla to attend the concert. Amrit Gurung was accompanied on stage by Dhruba Lama on drums, Suraj Thapa on Keyboards, Subin Shakya on Bass, Niraj Gurung on Guitars and Shanti Rayamajhi on Madal.