Nepal-Korea art exchange continues
By A Staff Reporter
Kathmandu, Apr 14: Nepal-Korea International Art Exchange Exhibition/Plain Air-2019 has continued, organising different art activities at various places of Nepal.
The 11-day art event tha kicked off in Kathmandu on April 5, holding Nepal-Korea International Art Exhibition at the Babarmahal-based Nepal Art Council gallery.
Nepali Congress leader and former minister Bal Bahadur KC had inaugurated the seven-day exhibition.
The paintings in the seven-day exhibition were created by 19 Nepali and 15 South Korean artists.
Dhanu Art Studio is hosting all the art activities for Nepali and Korean artists.
Meanwhile, the artists from the two countries have conducted art workshops (plain air) in Pokhara and Ghandruk.
According to Nepali artist Dhan Bahadur Yakha who is the chief of the Studio, said that three Nepali artists- Yakha himself, BK Nar Bahadur and Awaran Poudel- and five Korean artists participated in the workshops and created 35 artworks.
After returning from Pokhara and Ghandruk, Korean artists are being taken to different places in the Kathmandu Valley like Asan, Hanuman Dhoka and Patan Museum to let them know about culture, locality and history of the country, Yakha said.
“I and my Dhanu Art Studio is trying best to popularise Nepali arts and cultures at the international level through such art activities,” Yakha added.
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