Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) today handed over its flag and paid farewell to a cultural team which is attempting a unique Guinness world record.
A team of Sherpa events organizers led by Nuru Sherpa is attempting to write their names in the Guinness book of world record by performing a group dance in the highest altitude land. The team will perform a ‘’SYABRU’’ dance on the top of the Mera Peak (6470 m).
SYABRU is a typical sherpa dance form. Ang Chhiri Sherpa, Diku Sherpa, Karma Yanji Sherpa, Mingma Doma Sherpa, Chhiring Sherpa, Yugen Sherpa, Chheten Sherpa, Dolma Sherpa, Lhakpa Doma Sherpa, Lakpa N Sherpa, Gyaljen Sherpa, Phurdiku Sherpa, Jangmu Sherpa, Kunsang Sherpa, Lami Sherpa are the other member of the team.
Kami Sherpa and Pasang Chhiri Sherpa will guide the team towards the top of the Mera Peak. Bhim Tamang and Bibek Lama will help them record the video.
President of NMA Mr. Santa Bir Lama handed over the flag and climbing permit to the team leader Mr. Nuru. He bade the team farewell honoring with khada.
President Mr. Lama, General Secretary Mr. Kul Bahadur Gurung, Secretary Tikaram Gurung and other dignitaries wished them all the success in achieving the goals. ‘‘I am more than happy to bid farewell to this very energetic team’’, President Lama said, ‘‘I want to wish the team all the success in achieving the target.’’
The team will start the journey on October 8 from Kathmandu and complete the trip within 15 days. The team will return back to Kathmandu on October 24.