Dalapchand: The 33rd edition of the famed Singtam Basibiyalo saw the felicitation of actress Bijayata Baraily for her marvelous performance in her debut Nepali film “Angalo Yo Maya Ko” at a gathering in Singtam Community Hall on April 24th, 2011. The colourful cultural program saw performers from Singtam, Chujachen and students of Upper Dalapchand SS entertaining the crowds.
Singtam Basibiyalo has in short time become a most happening monthly event at Singtam and is growing with every passing day. Performers from different corners of the state find a proud moment to participate at the event and perform. Mohan Pradhan “Neeraj”, speaking on the occasion said that Singtam Basibiyalo is getting popularity and he thanked every members and non members for supporting him and his Singtam Basibiyalo.
TB Pradhan, Advisor Singtam Basibiyalo talking to this reporter told that this platform of performing arts is open to every individuals and groups who wanted to showcase their talents and we appreciate and invite everyone to be part of this event.
The occasion also saw a music release of Singer Poonam Tamang’s Nepali audio album “Maan ko Chahana” by RK Sundas, SDPO Rangpo, RK Pradhan, President Sikkim Newar Sangathan Bijayata Baraily and members of Singtam Nagar Panchayat. Poonam Tamang, resident of Chujachen, Rongli had recorded her audio album from Nepal and she also performed on her songs.
Singer Mona Chamling, a well known singer from Chujachen made her first presence at the Singtam Community Hall Stage with a popular Nepali song of famed Kunti Moktan to receive an alluring response from the audience who applauded her beautiful song.
Students of Upper Dalapchand SS performing at Singtam for the very first time presented a Nepali folk dance and songs. A Nepali folk song “Manjari” danced by nine students was well appreciated by the distinguished guests and the audiences present on the occasion. The dancers were Roda Gurung, Prava Sharma, Deepshika Pradhan, Pranita Pradhan, Nar Maya Gurung, Anjana Tamang, Bidhya Rai, Soyeta Gurung and Karishma Gurung.
Two female teenager singers Divya Rai and Renu Chettri from Dalapchand enthralled the Hall with their soothing voices. Divya Rai went on to sing a Hindi and a Nepali number while Renu Chettri, Class IX student from Upper Dalapchand SS sang a Nepali song. Eshwar Dawari, School Captain of Upper Dalapchand SS recited a Nepali poem. All the students and the other performers received a certificate from the Chief Guest and other guests.
TN Poudyal and Phurba Tamang, teachers from Upper Dalapchand SS who were present along with the students at the Singtam Community Hall had expressed gratitude towards Mohan Pradhan “Neeraj”, founder of Singtam Basibiyalo for providing an opportunity for the students of Upper Dalapchand SS to perform at this higher stage. They told they shall ever remain grateful towards Singtam Basibiyalo.