Child artistes of Kalparekha entertained the audience presenting poems and songs at a programme held on Saturday at Music and Dance centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.
Around twenty children aged 4 -13 performed at the show, titled ‘Komol Praner Dip’, which was organised by Kalparekha celebrating its 8th founding anniversary.
Sammilita Sangskritik Jote president Ghulam Quddus was present as the chief guest at the programme. Bangladesh Abritti Somonnoy Parishad general secretary Md Ahkam Ullah gave the welcome speech at the programme.
Child artistes Alvi, Chetona, Kinnori, Poddo, Zarin and Ahnaf in group sang three Tagore songs Alo amar alo, Dhaner khete roudro chhayay and Amra shobai raja.
Manha, Medha, Nuhil, Anonno, Samia recited Purey Bhombol written by Ashik Mustofa, while Riddho, Chetona, Kinnori, Poddo, Zarin, Mahim recited two poems Banger Biye written by Kazi Siraj and Sadhinotar Golpo written by Kazi Dinar.
In solos, Nuhil recited Pathik written by Sazzad Hossain, Anonno recited Borsho Shesh written by Sukumar Roy, Samia and Oikkho recited Paan Supari written by Foyez Reza, Anhaf recited Ajke Chhuti written by Sazzad Hossain, Zarin recited Onno Maa written by Rabindranath Tagore and Mahim recited two poems Abar Kintu Esho Bhai written by Boren Gangopadhyay and Bhoy Peona written by Sukumar Roy.
‘Children need to participate in different cultural activities like reading, thatre, art and music as such activities encourage our children to be creative’, Jahanara Begum, an audience member, told New Age.
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