3-day music show ends

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 00:00, Jun 17,2019


Chandana Majumder performs at the programme.— Press Release

Three-day music show, featuring diverse music genres including classical, contemporary, folk and instrumental recitals ended on Saturday at Bengal Shilpalaya in Dhanmondi in the capital with launch of a Radharaman album by renowned folk singer Chandana Majumder.

The festival titled ‘Gaaner Jhorna Tolay’ was organised by Bengal Foundation which commenced on Thursday to promote diverse music and renowned and young musicians.

On the concluding day, Chandana Majumder’s album titled ‘Pranobandhu Bihoney’, containing ten popular Radharaman songs.

Chandana, a national film award winning singer for playback, has lent her voice to Radharaman’s popular songs that give expression to, what is known as ‘Radhabhaba’, Radha’s desire to unite with Lord Krishna.

The album contains songs like Jole jaio na go rai, Ami krishhna kothay pai, Shyam tumi aao na kene, Pran jay pranbandhu bihaney, Bipod bhanjan madusudhan manti, Emon mayar kandon aar, Shyam dao aniya brindey, Jao rey bhromor uriya, Amar bandhuar mone nai and Bhormor koio giya.

Eminent music exponent and singer Akramul Islam was present as the chief guest at the launch programme.  Following the launch, Chandana

Majumder entertained the audience by presenting songs from the albums along with some other songs.

She rendered songs like Jao pakhi bolo tare, which earned her the national film award in playback in 2009, Ami krishno pai, Shyam tumi aahona ken, Shirni khawar lobh emon shouvaggo amar and others.

‘I thank Bengal foundation which has been offering us a platform to promote diverse music genres including classical and folk music. I hope music lovers across the country will find songs of the album worth listening to,’ said Chandana adding that Pranobandhu Bihoney is her sixth solo and first Radharaman album.

The opening day of the event featured instrumental recitals by students of Bengal Parampara. Second day of the event featured performances by Tagore singer Fahim

Hossain Chowdhury and upcoming singers Nur-E-Reza Momo and Adrina Jamili.

The event also marked launch of thirty seven music videos in the official Youtube channel of Bengal.

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