A three-day National Nazrul Conference will begin in Gaibandha on February 22 calling all to take collective initiatives to popularise Nazrul’s songs and works among the masses.
Kabi Nazrul Institute, Dhaka under the cultural affairs ministry, will arrange the conference in cooperation with district administration, said an official of the District Collectorate Building.
The conference will feature workshops for young Nazrul singers, recitation of Nazrul’s poems, dance recitals synchronised with Nazrul songs, essay writing, singing competition, documentary screening, discussions, seminars, book fair and others.
Besides, a 3-day cultural show will be held on the premises of Gaibandha Poura Shaheed Minar from February 22 to 24.
Whip of the Jatiya Sangshad and local lawmaker Mahabub Ara Begum Gini is scheduled to inaugurate the conference on February 22 as chief guest, said deputy commissioner Abdul Matin.
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