हिमाली स्वरहरु – Photo Exhibition of Kiran Man Chitrakar in Washington DC

Photo Exhibition of Kiran Man Chitrakar in Washington DC

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Photo Exhibition of Kiran Man Chitrakar in Washington DC

A Picture is Worth Thousand Words. A Picture is worth lifetime of experience.

Dear All community Members and Media Friends,

The noun Chitrakar was coined to highlight the expertise of group of people who made a living as artists long ago in Nepal. Chitra-kar literally translates to art-tist.Kiran Chitrakar hails from that lineage. Aside from his profession as photographer at national state television he is working towards opening a museum to preserve the trove of history that is both, a part of his heritage and responsibility he feels strongly.

Kiran Chitrakar was honored with several recognitions including the 3rd SAARC Summit Medal in 1987 ,Gorkha Dakshin Bahu and Relief for Natural Disaster Medal in 1988. Kiran has covered national and international news and toured the world with the heads of states. He has held exhibitions of his family’s and his own work all over the world including USA, France, india ,England, Japan, Switzerland, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Russia.

Kiran’s grandfather Dirgha Man Chitrakar was the first photographer, who travelled to London in 1908 (AD )with then Prime Minister Chandra SJB Rana. Kiran’s Father late Ganesh Man Chitrakar joined USAID in 1952 as a Chief Photographer; they both were court photographer until 1950.His father Ganesh Man Chitrakar made the first aerial photographs of Kathmandu Valley in 1955. He was also the first person in the country to develop color slides.

Kiran Man Chitrakar, the third son of Ganesh Man, accompanied late King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah to France as cameraman for Nepal Television in1992. He also accompanied entourage of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to England as a cameraman for Nepal Television in 1996 and United States of America in 2004.

The Exhibition will have three generations of historical photos. This is a once in lifetime opportunity in the capital of United States to see the treasured photographs.So all of you are cordially invited to experience and relive the history and majesty captured by the pictures.

Details of the Solo photo exhibition will be held on the following date and venue.

Where: Arlington Central Library, Arlington
Venue address: 1015 N Quincy St, Arlington VA
When: June3, 2012 Sunday
Time: 1:30pm -8PM

Contact: Pearl Regmi: 443-474-6465
Bijay Thapa:703.855.2579
Bharat Baraili :443-527-3558
Bikrant Man Shrestha :443-977-9414
Christina Chitrakar :1-845-532-0559

डिसीक्षेत्रमा – किरण मान चित्रकारद्वारा एकल छायाचित्र(फोटो )प्रदर्शन!

समस्त कलाप्रेमि दाजुभाई ,दिदिबहिनि तथा सम्पूर्ण संचारकर्मीज्युहरु,

यहि जुन ३ तारिख ,आइतबार ,२०१२ का दिन आर्लिंगटन पुस्तकालय ,आर्लिंगटनमा किरणमान चित्रकारद्वारा आफु र वहाका पुर्खाहरुद्वारा खिचिएका तीनपुस्ते अद्वितीय ,पौराणिक तथा ऐतिहासिक छायाचित्रहरुको एकल प्रदर्शन हुने भएको सहर्ष जानकारी गराउन चाहन्छौ l किरण मान चित्रकार द्वारा विश्वका अनेकौ राष्ट्र अमेरिका,बेलायत,फ्रान्स,स्विटजर्ल्याण्ड,जापान ,भारत ,जर्मनी ,रुस तथा अन्य देशमा प्रदर्शनी गरिएका छायाचित्रहरुले नेपाली कलाको चर्चा तथा प्रसंशाले नेपालीको शिर उच्च भएको हामीले महसुस गरेका छौ lबिश्वको बिभिन्न मुलुकमा बसोबास गरिरहेका नेपालीहरुले प्रतिभाको कदर ,सम्मान र गौरब गर्दछl सयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका अमेरिकाको राजधानी वाशिंगटन क्षेत्र वरीपरि कलाकारहरुद्वारा श्रीजना गरिएका कलाले बिशेष महत्व राख्दछ भन्ने हामीले विश्वास गरेका छौ l

किरण चित्रकार सार्क ,दैबी प्रकोप र दक्षिणवाहु पदकबाट सम्मानित हुनु भएको छ lवहाका हजुरबुवा (बाजे )दिर्घमान चित्रकार तत्कालिन राणा प्रधान मन्त्रि चन्द्र समशेर (जंग बहादुर राणा )को साथ ईस्वी सन् १९०८ मा छायाचित्रकार (फोटो ग्राफर ) भै बेलायत भ्रमण गर्नु हुने नेपालका पहिलो (फोटो ग्राफर ) हुनु हुन्थ्यो भने वहाका श्रदेह पिता गणेश मान चित्रकार जसले १९५५ मा काठमाडौँ उपत्यकाको हवाई जहाजद्वारा छायाचित्र (एरिअल फोटो )लिने प्रथम छायाचित्रकार हुनु हुन्थ्यो l यी कलाको प्रदर्शनले नेपाल र सयुक्त राज्य अमेरिकाको बिचमा अझ कला र संस्कृतिको बिबिध बिषयमा सहयोग पुग्ने हामीले विश्वास लिएका छौ l

हाल वहा नेपाल टेलिभिजनका निर्देशक ,(प्रमुख क्यामराम्यान )पदमा रास्ट्रको सेवामा कार्यरत हुनु हुन्छ lयो प्रदर्शनीमा यस्ता मुल्यवान र तीन पुस्ते छायाचित्रहरु प्रदर्शनी गरिने भएको हुनाले कलाकारको उच्च सम्मान गर्न कार्यक्रममा उपस्थिति भै पौराणिक तस्बिरहरु अवलोकन गरि विदेशमा पाल्नु हुने कलाकारलाई हौसला प्रदान गरि दिनु हुन् बिनम्र अनुरोध गर्दछौ l

धन्यबाद !

कार्यक्रम मिति :जुन ३ ,२०१२ आइतबार
स्थान :आर्लिंगटन पुस्तकालय ,आर्लिंगटन
ठेगाना :1015 North Quincy Street Arlington, VA ,USA 22201
समय :दिउसो १ बजे देखि रात्री ८ बजे सम्म

सम्पर्क :
पर्ल रेग्मी :४४३.४७४.६४६५
विजय थापा :७०३.८५५.२५७९
भरत बराईली :४४३.५२७.३५५८
विक्रान्त मान श्रेष्ठ:४४३.९७७.९४१४
क्रिस्टिना चित्रकार :१-८४५-५३२-०५५९


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