Artistes of Kranti Shilpi Goshti entertained the audience rendering songs penned by leading bards namely Rabindranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Jasimuddin and Fakir Lalon Shah at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday.
The programme was organised as part of the ten-day Ganga-Jamuna Cultural Festival, under way at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and Bangladesh Mahila Samity.
Kranti Shilpi Goshti staged the musical production titled ‘Banga Sanskritir Swarup’ at the venue.
The production directed by Nilufar Jahan featured songs of Nazrul, Tagore, Lalon and Jasimuddin.
Kranti artistes began their performance rendering a Tagore song Anondoloke mongolaloke. They next rendered Nazrul song Mora eki brinte duti kusum, Jasimuddin’s Majhi baiya jao rey, Lalon’s Dhonno dhonno boli tare, Milon hobe koto diney and others.
Rubia Mallika, Sania Rama, Tithi Zaman, Anis Muhammad, Nipa Chowdhury, Sabrina Sultana Safa and others performed at the event. Besides, Banhishikha artistes performed a musical production titled ‘Pranoshokha’.
The production, featuring songs on rustic life, has been directed by Abida Rahman Setu.
Besides, artistes performed dance recitals synchronised with songs like Amar prano bondhu ashiya, Amare ashibar kotha koya, Bondhu rongila re, Torey banaiya rai binodini ami hobo kalachan, Bondhure koi pabo shokhi, Lilabali lilabali and others.
Abida Rahman Setu, Urmi Halder, Asif Iqbal Sourav, Geeta Majumdar, Amitesh Das, Sunaina Aman and others performed at the event.
In solos, Urmi Halder presented a patriotic song O amar Bangla ma tor, Asif Iqbal Sourav rendered a language movement song Rashtrobhasha andolon korilire Bangalee and Amitesh Das sang a patriotic song.
Singer Abida Rahman Setu, who directed the programme, ended the show rendering a patriotic song Shona jhora shei diney.
Besides, artistes of six cultural troupes entertained the audience with group and solo performances at the open stage at BSA premises.
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