Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2016: Conservation & Music

Pandit Chaurasia Ji in Jungalbandi with Mr. and Mrs. Ramadorai @ EHNF BFA 2016

Legendary Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia & Smt. Mala Ramadorai graces Balipara Foundation's Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum by performing a musical jugalbandi at the Event, held on 8th & 9th Nov'16 at Vivanta by Taj, Guwahati.

Music from Panditji's 60 year old bamboo flute, that belongs to Assam, enthralled the audiences and accompanied by the vocals of Smt. Mala Ramadorai, the performance mesmerized everyone. Panditji played a piece of Raga Bhopali as called in Hindustani & called Mohanam in Carnatic musical system.

Bamboo plays an important role in India, it is the Green Gold of the 21st century and is well known as poor men’s timber. India is the second highest bamboo producing country in the world. EHNF explores bamboo conservation and passes on the critical message of the role of music and technology in conservation. The Event explored areas of Asian Elephant conservation, conservation of our natural resources, building banks of our natural assets and honouring the league of extraordinary individuals of the Eastern Himalayas, who contribute to protecting its abundant and critical biodiversity.

 

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