Artistes celebrated autumn at Bakultala of Dhaka University presenting diverse songs, poems and dances on Saturday.
People from all walks of life thronged the venue where artistes presented songs and poems, penned by leading poets like Rabinranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam and others, and dance recitals synchonised with songs glorifying the season.
Besides local artistes, an Indian troupe named Chhande Chhande presented dance recitals at the programme organised by Satyen Sen Shilpi Gosthi.
Dhaka University vice chancellor professor Md Aktaruzzaman was present as the chief guest and Sammilito Sangskritik Jote president Ghulam Quddus, Satyen Sen Shilpi Gosthi vice president Dr Nigar Chowdury and its general secretary Manjar Chowdhury Sweet were present as the special guests at the programme.
Artiste Nurul Haq began the show presenting an instrumental recital on Santur.
Rabindra Sangeet singer Mohadev Gosh rendered a Tagore song Amal dhabal pale and Anima Roy sang Tagore songs Amar raat pohalo and Dekho dekho shuktara.
Nazrul Sangeet singer Sumon Mazumder rendered a Nazrul song Bhorer jhiler jole and Sanjoy Kobiraj rendered Shiuli phool dole.
Besides, artistes of Surbihar, Satyen Sen Shilpi Gosthi and Wrishij Shilpigosthi presented Tagore, Nazrul and traditional songs.
Rafiqul Islam recited Nirmalendu Goon’s poem Kasfuler Kabbo and Naila Tarannum Chowdhury recited Nazrul’s patriotic poem Nomo Nomo Nomo Bangladesh Momo.
Artistes of Nritakkhyo, Spandan, Nrityajon and Bulbul Academy of Fine Arts respectively presented group dance recitals synchronised with the songs Megher kole rod heseche, Shisire shisire sharodo akashe, Tumi ki keboli chobi and Shiuli tolay bhor belay at the programme.
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