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Balmandir Dances with Deepak

Kathmandu, February 12 – Music could be heard in air around Balmandir on Saturday. Singer Deepak Bajracharya covered the wall and compounds of Balmandir with Music. Deepak organized the concert only after a few days of release of his new album “On Rush”.

“I had performed here in a concert back in a day after I released my 7th album six years back. Today is part 2 of the concert,” said Deepak. A 16 year old girl, Manju, seemed more excited than Deepak during the concert. Manju who had witnessed his concert 6 years back in the same place had never imagined that Deepak would be performing for her again. She saw her first concert with her sisters Anjali, Sapana and Ishwari. Since Manju was still very young then she could only remember the artist’s name. “My sisters were great fans of Deepak. That is why I still remember his name,” says Manju. Her sisters are currently residing outside of Nepal. “I love dance numbers of Deepak,” says Manju.

Pramila Shrestha, the Department Head of Balmandir said that artists like Deepak Bajracharya are good influences to young kids. “We try to organize these kind of programs 5 times in a month. The main mission of the programs is to entertain the kids who are orphans,” says Deepak.
“I loved when I first performed in Balmandir. I am planning to do a program here regularly,” says Deepak. Deepak loves kids very much. Deepak’s daughter Theresa was also present and enjoying the concert.
The audiences where kids, between the age of 2 to 19. It was an hour long concert. Deepak sang his favorite hit songs like Kali Kali, Jhumi Jhumi, Mayako Dori, Jani Jani, and Amira. The kids of Balmandir sang the songs along with Deepak too. Deepak also gave away various reading books and provided lunch to the kids in Balmandir. Deepak was accompanied by Rhythm band in the concert.

Deepak will be travelling to Pokhara, Ithari and Dharan for the concert this week.


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