folk poet Ali miya

Alimiya was born on 15th Falgun 1975 B.S permanent resident of Miyapatan, Pokhara. Even Alimiya was born in Muslim family; he was perfect in singing folk song and capturing folk tune. From his childhood, whenever he went to the forest and walked singing a song in melodious voice. Like “fittest plants have shiny leafs” in Nepali “Hune Biruwako Chillo Paat” he […]

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Folk singer Bhusal honoured in Parbat

Feb 28, 2017- Folk singer Yuvaraj Bhusal has been awarded with this year’s Lok Kabi Ali Miya Lok Wangmaya Award amid a ceremony held at Kushma, Parbat, on Sunday. The award ceremony, organised by Ali Miyan Lok Wangmaya Academy to mark the 99th birth anniversary of Ali Miya, felicitated Bhusal with an award boasting cash purse of Rs 20,000 and […]

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Poet Ali Miya remembered

– LAL PRASAD SHARMA, Kaski Aug 5, 2015- Nepali folk poet, Ali Miya was remembered during a programme held to mark his eighth death anniversary at Cafe de Garden, Pokhara, on Sunday. The speakers at the event discussed Miya’s poetry and how his creations depicted the everyday realities of life.The programme, organised by Ali Miya Lok Wangmaya Pratisthan, saw various personalities […]

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ANNA: AMERICAN WITH A NEPALI HEART

A translation of Tulsi Pravas’s article about me (original linked to here), which is a condensed version of the speech he gave to introduce me at the Ali Miya Prize ceremony. Anna: American with a Nepali Heart Tulsi Pravas Pokhara, 26 February 2016 Samadhan News Equally dedicated not only to research on Nepali folk and dohori but also to singing and […]

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