KATHMANDU, March 9: On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Indian Women’s Association in Kathmandu organized a charity music concert of world-renowned violin Maestro L. Subramaniam and famous bollywood singer Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam on Friday.
The event, which was organized at the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu, was attended by over 1500 persons from various walks of life including politicians, artists, musicians, literary persons, students and media. Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun was the chief guest of the event.
During the event, L. Subramaniam and Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam were accompanied by Atul Raninga and Frijo Francis (Keyboard), Vasant Kulkarni (Drums and Percussion), Alwyn Fernandes (Guitar), Keith Peters (Bass Guitar), Tanmoy Bose (Tabla), PNS Phalgun (Mridangist) and Vinay Vincent (Sound Engineer).
L. Subramaniam is an acclaimed violinist and is a world-renowned personality in the field of instrumental music. Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam is a famous bollywood singer who has recorded more than 18,000 songs in around 16 languages.
"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 Indian Embassy said in a press release.
The charity event was organized as part of attempt by the Indian Women’s Association to promote shared musical heritage of India and Nepal, the embassy stated. The Indian Women Association is a forum for promoting goodwill and friendship between the Indian and Nepali community through social and cultural activities.