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  Nepal General Information
Nepal is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position and latitudinal variation.
Nepal, a sovereign independent kingdom, is bounded on the north by the Tibetan Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China, and on the east, south and west by India, The length of the Kingdom is 880km east to west and its breadth varies from 145-241 north-souths.
Nepal has a population of 23 million people made of different races and ethic groups living in different regions, with diverse culture, languages and dialects, The Gurung and magars live mainly in the west.
www.hardrocktreks.com /jeneral_information.html   (621 words)

 General Historical Information on Nepal
Modern Nepal is an amalgamation of a number of principalities which had independent entities in the past.
Nepal is one of the founding members of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) which was formed in December 1985.
Late King Birendra was very popular and deeply loved by the people of Nepal who were greatly shocked and saddened by the news and it took quite a long time for the countrymen to come out from their self mourning.
www.peacenepaltreks.com /history.htm   (762 words)

 Music of Nepal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Music of Nepal refers to the various musical genres of Nepal.
Music is cherished by people of all walks of life.
The presence of a Newari musical band in a guthi is considered as a sign of opulence.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Music_of_Nepal   (508 words)

 Music Of Nepal : Nepalese Music
Music of Nepal is similarly varied, with Nepalese pop music, Nepalese religious music, Nepalese classical music and Nepalese folk music being popular.
Musical genres from Tibet and India have greatly influenced Nepalese music.
Light music, a blend of regional folk styles with the very-popular among Nepalese new generation, began its development with the 1952 foundation of Radio Nepal.
www.himalayanmart.com /music_nepal/music_of_nepal.php   (272 words)

 Nepal | Music For America
Nepal was amazing and I highly reccommend it to anyone who loves the mountains, farm animals(including yaks and water buffalo), and good people.
Before I left I read an article that said that "Nepal is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis." Considering I had already bought my non-refundable ticket, this worried me somewhat.
The main thing is that tourists are not coming to Nepal because of the situation which hurts the local economy.
www.musicforamerica.org /node/80444   (760 words)

 Nepal Heritage Treks : Nepal Trekking, Trekking in Nepal, Trekking Nepal, Nepal Treks
This is why so many travellers are drawn back to Nepal, armed the second time round with a greater appreciation of its natural and cultural complexity, a stout pair of walking boots and a desire for sculpted calf muscles.
Many visitors, drawn to Nepal by the promise of adventure, leave equally bewitched by the friendliness of the Nepali people and their amazingly rich and diverse culture.
Trekking in Nepal is a big part of the ultimate Himalayan adventure and a majority of tourists have trekking as a part of their itinerary.
www.nepalheritagetreks.com   (568 words)

 History of Nepal
He believed that unless Nepal was unified, it was in danger of going into the hands of British India.
Nepal was defeated and the Sugauli Treaty was signed in 1816, under which Nepal lost one-third of its territory.
The rightful sovereign of Nepal, King Tribhuvan, still powerless in his palace, was heralded as the embodiment of the democratic aspirations of the people.
www.hardrocktreks.com /history_of_nepal.html   (1973 words)

 Music Nepal - music, mp3, ringtones, cd, cassettee, new releases, news, music video, wallpapers
Nepal Music Center in association with Jazzmandu organized a free school concert at Nepal Sangeet Vidhyalaya,Nepal Music Center, Pinglasthan, Sinamangal, Kathmandu on 15 th October 2006.The Jazzmandu show was designed specially for the school students.
Inauguration Ceremony of the newly constructed building of Nepal Music Centre and Nepal Music School was held on 10th October 2006 at Nepal Music Centre, Pinglasthan, Sinamangal, Kathmandu.
Raju Gurung, Graduate of Berklee College of Music, USA was held at Nepal Sangeet Vidhyalaya, Pinglasthan, Sinamangal.
www.musicnepal.com   (200 words)

 Nepal Music
In fact, the Newars are so duly intermixed with music and dances that not a single festival, feast or ceremony, 'from womb to tomb', passes without a music or music and dances.
Various songs, musical instruments and dances are connected with various religious, social and cultural life of the Newars Different musical instruments are in practice in the festival, feasts, ceremonies and also in funeral procession.
It is considered as the oldest musical instruments amongst the membranophones.
asiarecipe.com /nepmusic.html   (1505 words)

 Students Helping Students - Introducing Nepal Through Music
Pictures of traditional Nepalese musical instruments can be found at Newar Music (Note: The Newar is one of two castes of musicians.
Music is integral to any culture, and the first musical lesson introduces the colorful spirit of Nepal and sets the stage for the learning ahead.
Often, music is brought from the countries from where people have emigrated.
www.roomtoread.org /shs/teachers/nepal_music.html   (1009 words)

 Nepali Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Music lies in the vary soul of Nepali culture.
Music pictures the hope that festivals bring into the heart of a child; burden to his poor father and painful convincing of the mother.
Along with beautiful assortment in landscape, class, culture, language, economy; Nepal is blessed with hundreds of rainbows in Musical realm.
www.weblognepal.com /2006/02/nepali-music.html   (362 words)

 Nepal Festivals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
If he is pleased by the music, offerings, and attentions of his devotees, the people of the Valley can look forward to satisfactory rainfall in the planting season.
The ever benevolent Buddha was born in Nepal, and the religion he preached is the, second most popular in the kingdom.
Maha Puja, the New Year's Day according to the Nepal Era is the day of the self, when people give themselves blessings to remain healthy and happy for the rest of the year.
www.neatadventure.com /nepal_festivals.htm   (2778 words)

 Gert-Matthias Wegner: Introduction to Kathmandu University Department of Music
The musical traditions of Nepal are as diverse as the various ethnic groups of the country.
The most complex musical culture in the Himalayas is that of the Newars in the Kathmandu valley, which in the course of the past 2000 years has absorbed mostly Indian influences in shaping a unique musical tradition.
The Kathmandu University Department of Music is an institution dedicated to the preservation and continuation of the rich traditional heritage of Nepalese music.
www.asianart.com /articles/music   (760 words)

 Spirit Voyage Music : Spa Song | Bansuri: Manose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
One of the oldest instruments in South Asian music, the physical form of the bansuri is elegantly simple.
The raga system of music can follow its roots back to the dawn of Hindu thought where musical expression was a form of worship.
His music finds many outlets, and he is considered by many to be the leading flautist of Nepal.
www.spiritvoyage.com /shopping/detail.cfm?PC=1376   (1072 words)

 Music Nepal Pvt Ltd. www.musicnepal.com
This is not just a foundation of a music school and a research centre, but the first ever endeavor for formalizing the music education in.
Music as a mainstream education and curriculum like any other subjects like History, Geography, Science or Mathematics will be taught from the very early level of education amongst the children.
Folk music is the backbone of Nepali music which has its own distinct characteristics and makes it at par with any other music of the world.
www.musicnepal.com /news.php?id=13   (587 words)

 eKantipur.com - Nepal's No.1 News Portal
PR The foundation-laying ceremony of the Music Learning and Research Center on Sunday, November 6, marked a new page in the history of literary music in Nepal.
Santosh Sharma, director of Music Nepal, the music production company behind the establishment of the center with the support of the Norwegian Embassy in Nepal, said, “The music market is filled with talents but due to lack formal education in music, they have become one-hit-wonders.
Music Nepal is one of the oldest and largest music production companies in Nepal and has played a prominent role in establishing the current vibrant music in Nepal.
www.kantipuronline.com /kolnews.php?&nid=56469   (232 words)

 Nepal Tour, Trekking Agency in Nepal, Nepal Trekking, Trekking Nepal, Trekking in Nepal, News & Event, Fix ...
Nepal is one of the most fascinating Countries in the world, situated between India and the Tibet autonomous region of China.
Nepal is the ultimate destination for the trekking enthusiast –offering a myriad of possibilities from the short and easy to the demanding challenges of the snowy peaks.
Nepal has aptly bee called “A Trekkers Paradise” as here terrain – mountain, hills and the Terai offers some of the most specatacular trekking routes in the world.
www.neatadventure.com   (444 words)

 Get nepali music news though NepaliSite.com.
The music lovers are the one responsible for the existence of the Music Industry and they deserve to know the idols they listen to.
It was the day for people in the music industry to celebrate the year's hard work and prove a point or two to their colleagues.
The show, in which a dozen of celebrated artists and bands tendered their voice and music to school children’s entreaties for peace, was the first of its kind in the history of musical events in Nepal.
www.nepalisite.com /music_news.html   (2796 words)

 Information of Nepal, map of nepal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Nepal is land – locked country bordering with the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China in the north and surrounded by India in the east, south and west.
Birding in Nepal, wildlife safari tours in Chitwan; Bardia and other areas in Nepal and floral tours are some of the other major attractions that allure travelers to Nepal.
Nepal is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the Light of Asia.
www.neatadventure.com /nepal.html   (678 words)

 Boston.com / A&E / Music / Nepal music legend exiled in Md.
The Nepalese music superstar is currently crafting his 47th album -- while working as a restaurant manager in Baltimore, where he makes about three times what he did as his country's version of Bruce Springsteen.
Forty percent of Nepal's 23 million people live in grinding poverty, and tourism to Katmandu, the country's culturally rich capital, and Mt. Everest, which straddles the Nepal-China border, has dropped because of the violence.
In the meantime, he visits Nepal every year or so to record the songs he writes before his shift at the restaurant.
www.boston.com /ae/music/articles/2003/10/14/nepal_music_legend_exiled_in_md   (748 words)

 Tours In Nepal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The temple is colloquially know as the 'monkey temple' after the large tribe of handsome monkeys which guards the hill and amuses visitors and devotees with tricks, including slinding gracefully down the double banisters of the main stairway to the temple.
The temple of Kumari is situated in the vicinity of the Hanuman Dhoka Palace.
It is here that kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations solemnized.
www.nepalheritagetreks.com /tours.php   (753 words)

 OurNepal.com - The Complete Picture - Nepali celebrity profiles, event updates & coverage, business house ...
The music industry in Nepal has a lot of potential but due to lack of infrastructure and proper training, it is not meeting it's full potential.
I think the music industry is finally coming in terms with the west due to the new talents with the new taste of the music.
It is very hard to get into Nepal’s musical industry and even more for girls as the companies are not interested in them.
www.ournepal.com /music/eliza/details.php   (624 words)

In short, the lack of connection between music and sex in [Bronze Age] Aegean art supports Younger's first point about Aegean peoples' opinion that music had strong emotional and ethical effects that seemed dangerous or subversive, to Plato, certainly, and perhaps also for the Greeks of 800 years before him.
In addition, she shares her complete version of a comical but ultimately poignant tale of an owl who loved music and dance but thought himself too ugly to be loved by anyone who saw him in the daylight; thus, he fled from love after a night of delight.
...Musical instruments are often made of "animals which died of themselves." As such, they were polluted and unfit for use in worship.
www.mythinglinks.org /ct~music.html   (2323 words)

 Nepal Home Page Entertainment Directory
Music Nepal - The largest and pioneering music publishing/recording house of the country in the private sector.
Nepal FM 91.8 MHZ - Nepal FM is a number one news Radio Station of Nepal.
Bungy Jump In Nepal - This remarkable 500ft(160m)drop into the bhoti kosi river gorge on the nepal/tibet border at the Last Resort in Nepal may be the most spectacular and greatest bungy jump length in the world.
www.nepalhomepage.com /dir/entertainment   (1287 words)

 Pirkko Moisala and Beverley Diamond / Music and Gender
Exploring the ways music relates to views and values concerning gender identities, Music and Gender presents cross-cultural studies of how the uses and descriptions of both folk music and art music shift in response to rapid political, economic, or technological change.
Articles on Croatian and Serbian popular music and on the changing circumstances of women musicians in war-torn Ethiopia and post-Soviet Estonia consider the fate of fragile constructions of gender and nationhood in times of war or crisis.
Ellen Koskoff, an associate professor of ethnomusicology at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, is the editor of Women and Music in Cross-Cultural Perspective.
www.press.uillinois.edu /s00/moisala.html   (269 words)

 Music for peace in Nepal — SixDegrees
Pop music in Nepal was born in the early 90s when every little band tried to make their mark in the young pop industry.
The band has toured across Nepal and there have been times when their bus was the only vehicle on the road, showing their commitment to the people in the face of violence.
By the simple act of driving to their concerts, they made a political statement; one that spoke up for music, education and peace.
www.6d.fi /cultitude/Music_for_peace   (303 words)

 Kathmandu University Department of Music on Asianart.com
In August 1996, Kathmandu University (K.U.) opened a Department of Music in Bhaktapur, where ethnomusicology (B.A. and M.A.) and practical music (North Indian classical and Nepalese local traditions) are taught to Nepalese and foreign students.
The academic courses are conducted by an experienced ethnomusicologist from Germany and lecturers from the U.S. and Nepal.
The aim of the K.U. Department of Music is to train competent musicians and ethnomusicologists to document, preserve, and work creatively with the endangered musical traditions of Nepal.
www.asianart.com /kumusic   (420 words)

 MODERN MUSIC, Nepal Tourist Information and Travel Guide at InfoHub.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Pre-1951, Nepal had no radio and no recording industry, and those few artists who travelled to Calcutta to record their songs on 78rpm were known only to a handful of aristocrats with record-players.
The dawn of modern Nepali music came in 1952, the year after the fall of the Ranas, when Radio Nepal was established; only a year later, Dharma Raj Thapa made recording history, selling 3000 copies of a novelty song about the conquest of Everest by Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.
Pop music is of course a growing proposition with young urban Nepalis.
www.infohub.com /destinations/asia/Nepal/49488.htm   (500 words)

 Our Team : Nepal Experienced Adventure Treks (Pvt.) Ltd.
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