Two-day Tagore festival held

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 22:05, Aug 05,2017

 
 

Artistes present a song at the programme on Friday.

A two-day Tagore festival ended at the Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Central Public Library on Saturday evening.
Bangladesh Rabindra Sangeet Shilpy Sangstha organised the festival to mark Nobel Laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore’s 76th death anniversary, which will be observed today.
On the concluding day of the event artistes of BRSSS entertained the audience with solo and group rendition of Tagore songs.
The festival commenced on Friday with the chorus rendition of the National anthem Amar Sonar Bangla. Next artistes presented popular Tagore song Sommukhe Shanti Parabar at the programme.
Tagore singer Liton Chandra Baidya rendered the song Pub Hawa Te Dey Dola at the show, while Ahmed Shakil Hashmi presented the song Sraboner Dharar Moto Poruk Jhore to the audience’s delight.
Aniket Achriya rendered the song Akashjure Shuninu and Sanjida Rahman presented the song Na Bola Bani at the programme.
The opening day also included a short discussion. President of BRSSS noted signer Tapan Mahmud and general secretary of the organisation Sajed Akbar spoke at the programme.
‘Though Rabindranath’s works were published 100 years ago, but they are still relevant even today. BRSSS will continue to organise regular programmes on Tagore to encourage the young generation to learn about Rabindranath Tagore,’ said Tapan Mahmud.

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