Songs, poems on monsoon presented

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 18:33, Jul 24,2018

 
 

Artistes perform at a commemorating programme on Humayun Ahmed held at Bangladesh National Museum on Monday. — Sony Ramany

Artistes presented songs and poems glorifying the monsoon on the rainy Monday evening at Bangladesh National Museum.

Two singers and 13 recitation artistes presented songs and poems composed by Rabindranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Jibananda Das, Humayun Ahmed, Joy Goswami, Rudra Muhammad Shahidullah and others. 

Literary magazine Samadhara orgnaised the show, Aj Shrabaner Nimantrane, to pay tribute to the late writer Humayun Ahmed whose sixth death anniversary was celebrated on July 19.

Writers Farid Ahmed Dulal, Qayum Nizami and others discussed on life and work of Humayun Ahmed.

‘Samadhara will publish a special edition on Humayun Ahmed. Before that, we are commemorating the writer through the cultural show’, said Samadhara editor Salek Nasir Uddin.

Following speeches, recitation artistes Poly Parvin and SM Shafiullah Raj commenced the show reciting Joy Goswami’s famous poem Meghbalikar Janya Rupkatha, while singer Labanya Sudha rendered Tagore’s popular song Majhe majhe tabo dekha pai.

Salek Nasir Uddin recited Goswami’s another poem Jal Hawar Khabar.

Shanila Afrin Shifa and Misbail Mokar Rabin recited romantic poems glorifying the season Bristir Kabita Premer Kabita by Mahadev Saha and Rupali Manab by Sunil Gangapaddhay respectively.

Jibanananda Das’ Ei Jal Bhalo Lage, Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah’s Bristir Janya Prarthona, Sajjad Hossain’s O Megh and others were presented by artistes.

Singer Nishi Kawsar rendered Humayun Ahmed’s song Jadi mon kande.

Nishi Kawsar and Labanya Sudha also sang Nazrul’s Paradeshi megh and Tagore’s Aji jharer ratey respectively in the evening.

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