Pokhara—A Dream Team from Birethanti Secondary School (BSS) of Annapurna Rural Municipality- Kaski performed a cultural show and carried out an art exhibition at La Mer Art Gallery in Seoul of South Korea.
The Um Hong-Gil Human (UHGH) Foundation had invited the students from BSS for educational tour, an exhibition and a cultural show that were live telecasted by local media of Seoul. A student Bishal Chapai informed that the UHGH Foundation founder Um Hong-Gil remained very happy as Nepali students reached to Seoul and performed very good cultural show as well as displayed their 120 paintings related to Nepali nature and culture there.
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 including Mt Everest and built 12 schools near by the base camps of those mountains. Student Chapai also added that student team had very good time in Seoul and remained very happy as they got an opportunity of displaying painting of Um Hong-Gil too.
8 students- Alisha Tamang, Srijana Rai, Monika Tamang, Aaita Suba BK, Sabita Pariyar, Bishal Chapai, Nabin Pariyar, Pradip Acharya including art teacher Yam Bahadur Senchuri from Mayam Secondary School of Taplejung have already came back to Nepal from Korea. The team was coordinated by volunteer art teacher from BSS Kyu Hyun Kim.
Art, culture, traditional Nepali attiring, folk instruments, bamboo baskets, basket carrying rope (namlo), dunatapari and radipakhi (warm hair or woolen blanket) were the attractions of the exhibition. Nepali team also visited Art Museum, industries and different tourist attraction places.
Music teacher Dhan Bahadur Gayek taught Nepali Dream Team about Nepali dances and traditional Nepali folk instruments. The UHGH foundation under Dreams and Hope for the Children of Himalayas has been constructing schools for educational development of Nepal for years. Kim had also distributed some goats worth rupees 1.2 million to the guardians of students in Birethanti area last year.
Pictures: UHGH Foundation