Published on: 2017 Jun 04
Franck Bernède is an ethnomusicologist, an ex-professor at Yale University, a phenomenal cellist and the founder of Singhini Research Center who moved to Nepal in 1999. Belonging to a family of musicians, his being the fourth generation, Franck has known what life for a professional musician in Nepal looks like. With a warm smile and a fresh cup of tea, Franck spoke to Ayushi Sureka, giving Spotlight a slice of his insight. Just like his 17th CE cello, he is a legend forever.
By Ayushi Sureka | June 4, 2017, 4:47 p.m.
This year, the World Environment Day (WED) will be celebrated on the theme of 'Connecting People to Nature' to further realize the importance of and appreciate the beauty of Nature, and work together to protect the Earth that we all share.
By Batu Uprety | June 4, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
As Nepal is celebrating the World Environment Day, Naresh Sharma, Chief of Climate Finance Management Section at the Ministry of Population and Environment and National Program Manager of NCCSP, spoke to New Spotlight on various issues. Excerpts:
By A Correspondent | June 4, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
After the successful conclusion of the first phase of local elections, the Election Commission is now preparing to conduct the second phase of the elections. As the preparations go on in a full swing, Election Commission secretary GOPI NATH MAINALI spoke to NEW SPOTLIGHT on various issues. Excerpts:
By Keshab Poudel | June 4, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
As Nepal is celebrating the World Environment Day on June 5 with various programs, Dr. Bishwa Nath Oli, Secretary at the Ministry of Population and Environment, spoke to New Spotlight on the importance of the day in Nepal’s context. Excerpts:
By A Correspondent | June 4, 2017, 5:26 p.m.