Pokhara— A group of Students from Birethanti Secondary School (BSC) from Annapurna Rural Municipality- Kaski is to exhibit their paintings and perform a cultural show in Seoul of South Korea.
BSC on its own has appointed Music teacher Dhan Bahadur Gayek to coach the students who will also perform folk music and dances during the show. BSC principal Prem Bahadur Thapa informed that the students would also learn to play Sarangi and tomtom (madal) before leaving for Seoul.
BSC Management Committee Chairman Hoshiyar Singh Gurung stressed on a need of appointment of more music teachers to train the student team about Nepali culture, attiring and traditional musical instruments and dances to sharpen their skills.
Music coach Gayek said that he was happy to get the responsibility to train the student about Nepali music and culture. He also vowed that he would fulfill his duty with full of devotion. Teacher Chanda Raj Acharya informed that the student team will have music practice for more than 10 hours every day here in Nepal.
Eight students of 13 from BSC who are also being trained by Korean national Kyu Hyun Kim are going to perform at Lamel Art Gallery of Seoul on mid of September. Nature and culture related 120 paintings of students have already been sent to Seoul and the week-long exhibition would also be managed by Kim.
According to information, all the expenses of eight students including two teachers during their visit would be sponsored by Um Hong-Gil Human Foundation. Um Hong-Gil is the same person who scaled 16 peaks higher than 8,000 meters of the world. He had also scaled Nepal’s eight mountains that are higher than 8,000 meters and built eight schools near by the base camps of those mountains.
So, it has been claimed that, Kim has volunteered under his foundation in Birethanti School. He had also distributed dozens of matured she goats worth rupees around Rs 1.2 million to students’ guardians.