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Movie director & actor Yuvraj Lama releasing the Limbu Music Video Collection. Photo: Sangmo

Kathmandu, 1 Feb, 09- People who are interested to learn about unique culture, tradition and lifestyle of Nepal's Indigenous Limbu community and especially enthusiastic to see beautiful sceneries of Limbuwan regions more closely, here is the good opportunity to do so.

A collection of Limbu Music Video titled 'Singjaango Fungnaam', has been prepared with an objective for the publicity of Limbuwan region's tourism areas, which is completely based on Limbu's distinct marvelous culture.

Ashraj Bokhim's 'Singjaango Fungnaam', the presentation of Kabeli Films Production was launched on Sunday at Rimal Natak Ghar, Gurukul situated in Old Baneshwor in the capital amid a program organized by Chanjo Nepal, a common platform of Limbu art lovers.

Launching the collection of Limbu Music Video, President of Indigenous Film Artist Association artist Yuvraj Lama said this sort of cultural music video collection play an important role in preserving the Indigenous culture and tradition.

" If Limbu's culture and language is not preserved properly, then it would be too difficult to get away from state's concept of one language and one policy." He stated.

Director of this collection Mausam Imbung (Machindra) is satisfied in fulfilling his responsibility of giving an identity to Limbuwan region through the direction of music videos.
"I always wanted to give an identity to this historical Limbuwan region and had a thought that it is my duty. Now I have completed my responsibility in exploring Limbu culture and the historical places through videos." Said Imbung.

Guests attending the function. Director Mausam Limbu and Yubraj Lama &..

He has an objective of screening these music videos in various corner of the world.

D.B Aangbohang, center member of Chanjo Nepal explained about the religious and cultural importance of 'Singjaango', (a kind of flower named in Limbu language) in Limbu community.
" This flower gives a sense of freshness to the people which is written in Mundhum, a holy book of Kirat" informed Aangbohang.

At the function 97 minutes long 7 Limbu music videos were screened. Almost every music video tries to expose the Limbu community's lifestyle, different rites, rituals and other cultural practices. The lovely panoramas of Limbu settlements seen in the video are eye-catching.

These music videos included the scenes of Panchthar, Taplejung, Dhankuta, Ilam and other districts.

Artists of the Limbu music video collection. Photo: Sangmo

Singers Aasraj Bokhim, Yadumala Menyangbo, Aanju Pahim, Manju Sambahangfe, and Manu Nembang have given their voice in the songs written by lyricists Yaseli Yonghang, Bhagat Subba, Late Arjun Menyangbo, Aasraj Bokhim and Ran Bahadur Menyangbo.

Saurab Lama Yonjan has worked on camera and music videos are edited by Rajan Puwar.

-Sangmo Yonjan-Tamang in Kathmandu
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