27th memorial day of Narayan Gopal marked
KATHMANDU: The 27th memorial day of Swar Samrat (singing maestro) Narayan Gopal was marked in the Capital on Tuesday.
Narayan Gopal Music Trust had organised a musical programme to mark the Day.
Meanwhile, Kathmandu Metropolis Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya honoured senior musician and singer CK Rasaili with the Narayan Gopal Memorial Award. The Award carried a purse of Rs 25,000 and letter of certificate.
Likewise, musicians Ratna Shumsher Thapa, Nagendra Thapa, Kali Prasad Rijal, Kiran Kharel, Madhav Prasad Ghimire, Bhairav Nath Rimal Kadam, Kanchan Pudashaini, Durga Lal Shrestha, Chetan Karki, Man Bahadur Mukhiya and Yadav Kharel were also honoured as distinguished musicians.
On the occasion, Rastrakavi Ghimire remembered Maestro Narayan Gopal as a consummate singer.
Various singers performed the songs of the Maestro at the programme.