Cultural orgs celebrate golden jubilee of independence

Rakib Hasan | Published: 22:59, Mar 27,2021


Clockwise from top-left: The Bangladesh National Museum, Bangla Academy, Chhayanaut and Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samannay Parishad organise programmes marking the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence on Friday. — Press release

Cultural organisations celebrated the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence organising diverse programmes on Friday.

The Bangla Academy, Bangladesh National Museum, Liberation War Museum, Chhayanaut, Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samannay Parishad, Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad and others organised different programmes marking the day.

The Bangla Academy organised a discussion programme at the main stage of Amar Ekushey Book Fair.

The academy’s director general Habibullah Siraji delivered the welcome speech while trustee of Liberation War Museum Mofidul Hoque gave the key-note speech at the programme.

Ekattarer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee president Shahriar Kabir and Mohammad Hannan attended the programme as discussants.

Chairman of the Bangla Academy Shamsuzzaman Khan presided over the programme.

Following which, artistes of different organisations performed songs and recitations at the event.

The Bangladesh National Museum organised a programme at its Sufia Kamal Auditorium.

The programme featured discussion and cultural performances.

Director general of the Bangladesh National Museum Khandaker Mostafizur Rahman, lieutenant colonel (retd.) Quazi Sazzad Ali Zahir Bir Pratik, Professor Syed Anwar Husain and others attended the programme as discussants at the event.

Following the discussion, renowned Tagore singer Debolina Sur and Nirjhor Chowdhury rendered songs to delight the audience.

The Liberation War Museum organised a march from Central Shaheed Minar to National Martyrs’ Memorial in Savar.

Cultural organisation Chhayanaut organised an online programme, which was streamed live on the Facebook page and YouTube channel of the organisation at 10:00am. The programme featured discussion and songs.

Chhayanaut executive president Atiur Rahman and vice president Sarwar Ali participated as discussants while renowned artistes namely Abdul Wadud, Mita Haque, Khairul Alam Shakil and others rendered songs at programme.

Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samannay Parishad streamed an online programme on its Facebook page at 8:00pm.

Former Bangladesh Bank governor Atiur Rahman attended the event as discussant while artistes Shalu Barua, Suma Roy and Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samannay Parishad general secretary Bishwajit Roy rendered songs at the programme.

Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad streamed a live recitation programme on its Facebook page on Saturday at 7:00pm.

Recitation artistes namely Laila Afroz, Belayet Hossain, Rafiqul Islam, Rezina Wali Lina and others recited poems at the event.

Besides, Radharaman Sangskriti Charcha Kendra will stream an online music programme on its Facebook page today. Singer Leena Das and Khagendro Boiragi will render songs at the event.

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