Artists raise suicide awareness through music

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Aimed at raising awareness towards suicide prevention, the Bhutanese Artists of Charlotte, NC organized a musical concert today with a slogan ‘life is precious.’

Bhutanese artists living in various cities of North Carolina including the artists from Georgia, Virginia, among other places performed their presentations during the event. The event saw the combination of dances and solo songs.

A dancer on the stage while a child applause from the floor. Photo/BNS.
A dancer on the stage while a child applause from the floor. Photo/BNS.

An estimated 300 people including Bhutanese and Nepalese living in and around Charlotte, NC attended the event.

Manoj Rai, DB Gurung, Kanchi Maya Subba, Tara Tiwari and his brother, Ram Gurung,  Hari Dhimal, among other Bhutanese artists performed during the event. The entry fee for the concert was set $15 for adults, $10 for children and VIP tickets at $50.

Singers Nalina Chitrakar and Yesh Kumar from Himalayan Nepal were also the major attractions of the concert. The organizers also honored some Bhutanese and non-Bhutanese organizations that are helping refugees in the locality. 

An estimated 2000plus resettled Bhutanese live here in Charlotte, NC.