Kumudini homes school pipes and drums band official from Kalimpong represented India at the Basel Tattoo in Switzerland. Basel Tattoo is considered to one of the biggest military music festival.
The program saw military bands from around the globe. The boys of the school have created history by being the only school band from India in this international program. Basel Tattoo is considered to one of the biggest military music festival. The program saw military bands from around the globe.
This is the first time that a band from Kalimpong went to Switzerland. The 21-member contingent of Kumudini, including teacher-cum-mentor Priyadarshi Lama, was invited by the Swiss federal department of defence, civil protection and sports, organizers of the Basel Tattoo, which is considered the second biggest military music festival after Edinburgh Tattoo in Scotland.
This school band which started its journey in the 60’s performed at the global stage for the first time on 15th July and is returning with success, pride and honor for the country and the region on 25th July 2022.