Popular recitation artistes Rafiqul Islam and Ayesha Haque Shimu entertained the audience reciting poems penned by renowned poets at an online recitation show held on Thursday.
Recitation troupe Abrittikar organised the event, which was streamed live on the Facebook page of the troupe at 9:20pm. Abrittikar member Nazmul Ahsan anchored the event.
The artistes recited poems penned by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, National poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, Jibanananda Das, Shamsur Rahman, Nirmalendu Goon, Sunil Gangopadhyay, Joy Goswami, Subodh Sarkar and others.
Ayesha Haque Shimu commenced the event reciting poet Subodh Sarkar’s poem ‘College-er Ek Chhatri’. Besides, she recited popular poems namely ‘Amar Spordha Amar Ahongkar’, ‘Meghbalika’, ‘Banalata Sen’, ‘Pahar Churay’ and others.
Rafiqul Islam recited ‘Sonar Tari’, ‘Ami Aj Karo Rakto Chaite Asini’, ‘Shesh Saogat’, ‘Akash Asbe Neme’ and others.
‘Abrittikar organised this programme to connect seasoned and young recitation artistes with the audience amid the COVID-19 crisis. We will organise more programmes in the future,’ said Nazmul Ahsan.
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