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The Future of Dāphā

Triratna Manandhar

Though Dāphā music has been carried forward as a culture by the Newa indigenous people of the Kathmandu valley, Dāphā songs are not only sung in Newa language. Some songs are in old Maithali, while words from Sanskrit are also used in Dāphā songs.

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Dāphā Calling: Revitalizing our music heritage

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The U.S. Embassy's Book Bus is working with Tahnani Dāphā Khalah to host a three day discussion series on Newar music traditions through its Folk Lok program.

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The Moving Forum: Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The Moving Forum will be examining the various aspects of the topic this month. Learn More.

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