International Folk Muisic Film Festival-2013

Music For Life, Music For Survival

Selection Committee/ Judges 2015

Gerard KilBride, Wales, U.K. Gerard KilBride is a Violinmaker, Instrument Restorer, Researcher, Film maker, Recorder, Musician, Producer and Composer to name just a few of his many skills and talents.

 K.P. Pathak, Kathmandu Nepal, Film maker and President of Nepalese Film Societies Federation, Managing Director of  Cine Makers PVT LTD and tourism entrepeneur.

 Jake Penchansky & Tara Linhardt, USA, of the Mountain Music Project, Both are musicians and  film makers. Jake has travelled around the world recording music and Tara also teaches music and facilitates traditional music events in many countries.

International Organising Committee

Coordinator:- Ram Prasad Kadel Founder, Music Museum of Nepal.

Secretary:-  Homenath Bhandari             [email protected]


Ananda Das Baul, Musician and filmmaker, India.

Anne Houssay, "musical instrument conservator, and research historian, at Laboratoire de recherche et de restauration du musée de la musique, Cité de la musique, Paris, France.

Anne Murstad, Ethnomusicologist, singer and musician, University of Agder, Norway.

Basanta Thapa, Coordinator, Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival, (Kimff) Nepal.

Charan Pradhan, Dance therapist and traditional Nepalese dancer, Scotland, UK.

Daya Ram Thapa, PABSON Nepal,

Homnath Bhandari, Music Museum of Nepal.

Khun Prasad Silwal (Rajendra), Social Worker

K. P. Pathaka, Film Director, Maker, Nepal

Mandana Cont, Architect and Poet, Iran.

Meghnath,  Alternative Filmmaker, Activist and teacher of filmmaking, India.

Mohan Karki , Principal, Bright Future English School, Kathmandu

Narayan Rayamajhi, Filmmaker and Musician, Nepal.

Norma Blackstock, Music Museum of Nepal, Wales, UK.

Pete Telfer: Documentary Filmmaker, Wales, UK

Pirkko Moisala, Professor of Ethnomusicology, University of Helsinki, Finland.

Prakash Jung Karki, Director Nepal Television, Nepal

Ram Prasad Kadel, Founder, Music Museum of Nepal, Folk Music Researcher, Nepal.

Rolf Killius, South Asian music and dance curator and filmmaker, UK.

Steev Brown, Musician, Technical Adviser,  Wales, UK.

Valentine Harding, Ethnomusicologist and social worker, UK.

Yoshitaka Terada, Ethnomusicologist, Professor, Department of Cultural Research, National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan.

International Panel of Judges 2014

Isobel Clouter, Curator, World and Traditional Music, British Library Sound Archive. U. K. 

Marie-Barbara Le Gonidec,      Ethnomusicologist, Project Manager for Research Laboratory of Anthropology nad History, Institute of Culture ( CNRS-EHESS) France.

Prakash Jung Karki,   
Director, Nepal Television, Nepal

nternational Panel of Judges 2013

Anjali Monteiro and K.P. Jayasankar, India 

Jayanandan Lama, Nepal 

Viram Jasani, UK

International Panel of Judges 2012

Meghnath, India 

Michael Yorke,

Narayan Rayamajhi, Nepal

International Panel of Judges 2011

Deepa Gautam, Nepal

Gautam Bose, India

Rolf Killius, UK

Music Museum of Nepal, Kathmandu hosted the first, second, third & fourth International Folk Music Film Festival in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and join us this year and share our enjoyment. 26th -29th November 2015.