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Nepal to hold int'l folk music film festival

04-29-2011 14:26 BJT

KATHMANDU, April 29 (Xinhua) -- Nepal Folk Musical Instruments Museum is going to hold an international folk music film festival in capital Kathmandu from November 25 to 27.

The international folk music film festival themed "Music for Life and Survival" is organized for promoting the study and research on different aspects of the Nepali folk songs, folk music, folk musical instruments, folk dances, folk culture and folklore and for publicizing its folk heritage.

At a press conference held here on Thursday, founder of Nepal Folk Musical Instruments Museum, Ram Prasad Kandel said the objective of organizing the international folk music film festival is to promote sharing of national and international experiences in the field of folk music and folk culture.

More than 35 films and documentaries from 15 countries will be screened as part of the festival.

Editor:Yang Jie |Source: Xinhua

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