I will protect and preserve Nepali music and culture: Sunny Bishwakarma

Reporters Club Event: The first-ever Nepali traditional folk Singing reality show IME Nepal Lok Star winner Sunny Bishwakarma has thanked all his supporters and well-wishers.

Speaking at a special program organized at the Reporters Club yesterday evening, Sunny has thanked all those people who within their capacity promoted and enabled him to win the singing reality competition.

(Singer Sunny Bishwakarma winner of the reality singing competition)

The winner was chosen through a system of voting and Sunny said “I thank all those who voted for me and brought me at the top of the competition, this is a lifetime memory and I am truly indebted” he said.

His parents were also present on the occasion and he has expressed that he will “continue to sing and contribute to the Nepalese music industry, he will also protect and promote Nepali culture, and the indigenous music and will always play an active role to this regard”.

Also present on the occasion were several artists, Nabin Khadka, Nanda Gharti, General Secretary of the International Rolpa Service Society Lekh Prasad Roka, and Madi municipal village development committee ward President Bharat Buda, actor Tek Bahadur BK also popularly known as Garjan Aarohi, and District Committee member of Rolpa Karma Lal Pariyar. The combined members thanked and congratulated Sunny on the occasion and wished him further success.

The parents expressed their joy about their son’s newfound achievement and wished that he gets further success in the future. Likewise, the members present want to see him on the road of his singing career achieving greater heights.

The program that was telecast by AP1 television had a winning prize of 5 million Nepalese rupees (NRs) and also included insurance of 2.5 million NRs from Citizens Life Insurance Company. The grand finale was held at Bhrikutimandap exhibition ground and Sunny had sung bitter nectar (aamilo rasaile).

In the finals, Chetan Gotame was second winning 2.5 million NRs and receiving life insurance of 1.5 million NRs. Binod Danuwar, from Udaipur, came third, winning 1 million cash and life insurance of a similar amount. Ram Kumar Nepali from Rammechhap received a consolation prize of NRs 200,000, he was also declared as the Litmus Electrofine Performer of the season.