Nepali team at Saarc Cultural Festival

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KATHMANDU, APR 10 – A team from Nepal Music and Drama Academy has left for Bhutan to take part in the Saarc Cultural Festival on Folk Dance 2015 on April 8. The Festival is being organised by the Saarc Cultural Centre, Colombo.

The Nepali team comprises Bhakta Shrestha (Sarubhakta), who is the chairperson of the Academy along with Madhav Pradhan, head of the dance department of the Academy, and six other members.

The primary objective of the festival is to display the cultural diversity of the Saarc nations and to promote education and tourism sectors of the region. In the festival, the Nepali team will perform a few traditional folk dances numbers. The festival will be on till April 12.