On 28 June, the Royal Albert Hall in London is all set to be resonant with melodies from Nepal. For the first time, 17 Nepali singers and musicians will be performing at the prestigious venue for the charity show ‘An Evening for Gorkha, Charity for the Earthquake Victims of Nepal’ organised by Help Nepal Network UK (HeNN).
Artists including Jems Pradhan, Om Bikram Bista, Deep Shrestha, Trishna Gurung, Sujil Karmacharya and Yogeshwor Amatya will be performing. HeNN’s founder Rabindra Mishra says the charity show will create history not just because of the venue but also because it will have so many luminaries on stage at the same time. Although a concert by Nepali artists at the hall had been planned since last year, Mishra says the earthquake forced them to bring the date forward as well as made it easier for the organisers to lease the world famous concert hall. Organisers are expecting Nepalis from all over Europe to attend the event.
“We believe that both Nepalis and foreigners will come and show their support for Nepal,” says singer Yogeshwor Amatya.
Since its opening in 1871, world’s leading artists including Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Led Zepplin, Eric Clapton and Elton John have performed at the Royal Albert Hall.
The concert tickets are available at Royal Albert Hall’s website.
Survivor help survivors, Kunda Dixit