Nepathya performs in Chitwan after a four-year gapThe folk rock band is currently on its nationwide one-month ‘Music for Humanity’ tour.
Nepathya, one of Nepal’s most popular band, is currently on it’s ‘Music for Humanity’ a nationwide tour. After performing in Biratnagar, Birjung, and Hetauda, the band performed in Chitwan on December 11. This was the band’s first performance in Chiwan after four years.
Nepathya’s connection with Chitwan goes back more than two decades. The band performed their first-ever concert at Ganesh Cinema, Narayangath, in 1995, and the band last performed in Chitwan in 2018. This year’s concert was held at Camp Chaur in Bharatpur.
Immediately after the band finished performing its hugely popular song ‘Chhekyo Chhekyo’, Amrit Gurung, the vocalist, thanked the audience for its support.
He went on to say to the audience, "Every time I visit Chitwan, I feel like the same Amrit Gurung I was 30 years ago. Fate has brought us together once again, and I welcome everyone to this concert.”
The band’s latest tour aims to support Manavsewa Ashram, a social organisation which provides shelter to the homeless. During the Chitwan performance, Gurung shared with the audience the importance of being socially responsible.
Gurung was assisted by Dhruv Lama on drums, Suraj Lama on keyboards, Subin Shakya on bass, Niraj Gurung on guitar, and Shanti Raimajhi on madal.
The band will performing in Nepalgunj on December 15, in Dhangadhi on December 18, in Birendranagar on December 21, in Butwal on December 24, in Pokhara on December 27, and in Kathmandu on December 31.