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Tagore singers observe poet’s death anniv thru two-day event
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Tagore singers observe poet’s death anniv thru two-day event

To mark the 77th death anniversary of Nobel Laureate Poet Rabindranath Tagore, which was observed on August 6, Bangladesh Rabindra Sangeet Shilpi Sangstha (BRSSS) arranged a two-day commemorative event.

With the slogan ‘Ohongkar Curno Koro, Preme Mon Purno Koro’, the event the programme was held at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum in Shahbag of the capital on August 7 and 8.

During the two-day event, a number of 80 artistes of BRSS, along with eminent singers Rezwana Choudhury Bannya, Adity Mohsin, Shama Rahman and Lily Islam, rendered the different Tagore’s songs from ‘Geetobitan’, including his love, romantic and devotional songs.

President of BRSS Tapan Mahmud said, “The programme was scheduled to be held on the death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore last month. But the programme was postponed due to the students’ movement for safe roads.”

The programme began on August 7 with the chorus rendition of songs ‘Sokatore Oi Kadiche, Shono Shono Pita’ and ‘Aguner Poroshmoni’.

On the opening day, Asiful Bari rendered ‘Choron Dhorite Diyogo Amare’, Anindita Rai rendered ‘Chiro Bondhu Chiro Nirvor’, Semonti Monjori rendered ‘Chiro Sokha, Chhero Na More Chhero Na’, Azizur Rahman Tuhin rendered ‘Khelar Sathi Biday Dwar Kholo’, and Abdul Wadud rendered Sesh Belakar Shesher Gaan’. Besides, singer Mamun Zahid, Promod Dutta, Chhaya Karmakar, Amina Ahmed, Meera Mandal, Rabeya Akter and others rendered Rabindra Sangeet at the event.

Yesterday, on the concluding day of the event, Tapan Mahmud, Sajed Akbar, Aditi Mohsin, Mahadev Ghosh, Golam Haider, Khondokar Abul Kalam, Ahmed Ziaur Rahman, Tapan Kumar Sarkar, Kakoli Goswami, Kanak Khan, and Mita Dey, among others rendered popular Tagore songs.