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Videos and slideshows (updated 21/12/2017)



Official inauguration of village community centre building, November 2017 (pictures and videos by Takuya Akahori, Chhiri Tendi Sherpa, Lhakpa Doma Sherpa and K.-H. Krämer:
Inauguration event (video), Pictures from inauguration event (slideshow, including numerous pictures of children sponsored thorugh Rheinland-Lorraine-Nepal), Dance 1, Dance 2, Dance 3 (alternative version), Dance by single girl, Shebru dance

Along Sun Koshi towards Solukhumbu (06/11/2017)
CPN-UML local election campaign in Nunthala and neighbouring villages (12/06/2017)
Celebrating Tinji Festival in Upper Mustang (May 2017)
Inauguration of the village centre building and celebration of Losar in Hewa (March 2017)
Religious activities at Hewa (March 2017)

Kutu Ma Kutu, film hit of autumn 2017, and the version by Lhakpa and Kusang Sherpa (November 2017)


Death ceremonies for Changchup Chuldim (Nuru), former head lama of Taksindu monstery, who died on 5 October 2016. The ceremonies have taken place at Taksindu monastery.

Visit to Hewa in September 2016 (slideshow, 18:20 m)
Klaus and Lukas Bender visited Hewa in September 2016. They came to see the just concluded construction of the village centre that had been built with support from
the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation (BMZ) and the German-Nepal Friendship Association.
Besides, they inspected the progress of reconstruction of houses in the village that had been destroyed or heavily damaged by the earthquakes of spring 2015 and they took part in the cornerstone ceremony for a kindergarten that is going to be built in 2017. Both these projects are run by the German organisation Nepal-Inzlingen supported by Rheinland-Lorraine-Nepal and sponsored by the Fürsorge- und Bildungsstiftung, Germany.

Pharak and Khumbu 2016 (slideshow, 22:26 m)
From Hewa, Klaus and Lukas Bender together with Chitra Subba and Lhakpa Sherpa walked through Pharak to Khumbu. The pictures are taken from their trek between Kharikhola and Everest Base Camp in late September 2016.

Work on the Yawa village centre project (April-July 2016), Construction work (28/02/2016), Construction work (16/06/2016)
High above Taksindu (01/05/2016)
On the road between Kathmandu and Solu (April 2016)
Flight by helicopter from Yawa to Phaplu (March 2016)
Taksindu (February 2016)
Cornerstone celebration for new village centre building at Hewa; part 2, part 3, part 4 (22/02/2016)
Losar dance at Yawa (21/02/2016), Losar dance at Yawa, part 2 (21/02/2016)


Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Hewa, 3 December 2015)
Visit to Hewa in December 2015: Panoramic view from Hewa; Searching the place for a pond in Dawa's fields
Visit to Solukhumbu in September 2015, by Uwe Hens: Dance at Hewa school, Hewa and surrounding landscape from Chhulemo, Phaplu airport
Relief distribution in Hewa, July 2015

Hewa panoramic view, July 2015
Hewa cracks after earthquake, July 2015

Taksindu Sherpa Losar at Bauddha, 23 March 2015

Videos from relief campaigns by Chhiri Tendi Sherpa and his friends in Gorkha, Sindhupalchok and Nuwakot in summer 2015


Hewa Lapso Puja 2013 (626.9 MB, 18:15 m)


Losar Guthuk Sanjh - 2139, by Himalayan Sherpa Culture Center, Bauddha: part 1, part 2, part 3


Videos from a visit to Hewa (originally Yawa):
Welcome at Shiteling: Panoramic view, March 2011
Dancing after arrival,
Siteling, March 2011
Sherpa dance presentations
on the eve of the marriage of Chhiki Sherpa, Siteling, March 2011
Dances on 2nd day of Chhiki's marriage, Siteling, March 2011

Working in the kitchen, Shiteling, March 2011
Yawa Khola valley, viewed from the place of the future cultural centre, March 2011
Yawa and the hills behind: The panoramic view starts from the classroom building of Yawa school
Panoramic view of Yawa sub-metropolitan city (nowadays Hewa) taken from the site of the future cultural centre during Losar, March 2011
Losar celebration at Yawa, March 2011

Phaplu International Airport, March 2011 [see now new metalled runway at Phaplu (YouTube)

Videos from Bauddha, Kapan and Kathmandu:
Scenes from Taksindu Sherpa Losar celebration at Bauddha, March 2011
The Sherpas in Kapan, as well, know how to dance, February 2011
Phruwa and Pemba Sherpa preparing Momos, Kathmandu, March 2011
Scenes from the marriage of Tenzin and Chhiri Tendi Sherpa, Kapan, February 2011


Scenes from Losar celebration at Yawa, February 2010


Nyingthik Tsaksum Wang, December 2006


Opening ceremony of newly extended Takshindu monastery with donation of Tenjur books, May 16, 2003 : part 1, part 2

Linked videos:

Lucky Sherpa - Nepali Ambassador to Australia Reveals her Childhood to Political Life (YouTube 08/07/2017)

Solukhumbu Taksindu villages after the Nepal earthquakes 2015, by TARA Foundation USA (YouTube 10/08/2015)
Himali News TV Show: Program about Solukhumbu after earthquake, by Lhakpa Sherpa (YouTube 13/06/2015)
Quake Relief HDF Rebuild - Chhulemo, by Himalayan Development Foundation (YouTube 07/09/2015)
Nepal Earthquake Reconstruction - Rebuild Chhulemo, by Don Moore, Himalayan Development Foundation (YouTube 31/08/2015)
Help the remote villages of Solu-Khumbu, Nepal, by Maggie Miller (YouTube 05/05/2015)

Toilets in Chhulemo, by Don Moore, Himalayan Development Foundation (YouTube 31/08/2015)
Himalayan Development Foundation - Our Roots, by Don Moore (YouTube 31/08/2015)
Taksindu Electrial Pole Grounding Project 2014, by TARA Foundation USA (YouTube 02/03/2015)
Taibuk Village Clean Drinking Water Project 2014, by TARA Foundation USA (YouTube 02/03/2015)
Nepal Suspention Bridge Project completed March 2014, by
Tara Foundation USA (YouTube 11/08/2014)

Solukhumbu Trail 2012 (jiri - taksindu) 1, slideshow (YouTube 04/12:2012)
Solukhumbu Trail 2012 (jiri - taksindu) 2
, slideshow (YouTube 04/12/2012)

Sherpa dance, Taksindu-Chhulemo, by Sherpa Mountain Adventures (YouTube, 25/12/2013)
Chhulemu, by Ngima Sherpa (YouTube 24/12/2013)
Metok Thangbo, song and dance, by Dendi Sherpa (21.4 MB, 6:43 m)
Phui chyomo lengmo. rok se rok,
song and dance, by Dendi Sherpa (14.7 MB, 4:37 m)
Ning Jyamula (sherpa song and dance), by Dendi Sherpa and dance group in New York (5:14 m)
Khangri Chela, by Pemba Chhoti Sherpa & Dendi Sherpa (5:18 m)
Dendi Sherpa music class, with Lhakpa Sherpa, Lamu Sherpa, Elaine Sherpa, Sonia Sherpa, Phurwa Sherpa (Annie), Angela Sherpa (2:57 m)
La Khang Tena Shyuye, by Dendi Sherpa and dance group in Newyork, 2006 (5:02 m)
Hyolmo darchungma ,,Nayla chamba chungsy yo", by Dolma Hyolmo (Sherpa) (6:45 m)
Dharachungma rechungma, by Dolma Hyolmo (Sherpa) (6:34 m)
Mathi Mathi Treking ma Jadha, by Ang Kami Sherpa & Dolma Hyolmo (Sherpa) (5:13 m)
Hyolmo and Solu Song, by Dolma, Gyalmu Hyolmo & Ang Kami Sherpa (5:44 m)
Sherpa disco dance, performed by daughters of Dolma Hyolmo (Sherpa) and a Tiubetan dancer (4:38 m)
Chauri ko Gothai Lekai ma, by Ang Kami Sherpa & Dolma Hyolmo (Sherpa) (5:44 m)
Sherpa song during Namche Dumji 2009 (1:56m)
Solukhumbu : Dudhkunda-Pikey Cultural Trail - part 1 (9:49 m), part 2 (9:00 m)
Jyalsa Monastery, Solukhumbu, Salleri (1:34 m)

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