Shilpakala to host programmes on World Music Day

Published: June 18, 2018 17:09:42 | Updated: June 20, 2018 14:17:07

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) will organise a day long programme marking the World Music Day on June 21.

The academy will feature discussion and cultural programme on the day at its premises as part of the celebration.

The celebration of the day will be inaugurated with the release of the balloons in front of the national drama centre of the academy while huge number of artists will enjoy piano performance by Timir Nandi at the same venue.

A discussion programme will also be held in the auditorium of the national drama centre of BSA where cultural affairs minister Asaduzzaman Noor will attend as the chief guest.

Musicologist Mustafa Zaman Abbasi, Momtaz Begum, Andrew Kishore, Gazi Abdul Hakim, Ayub Bachchu, Sujit Mustafa, Rezwana Choudhury Bannya will discuss while secretary Jahangir Hossain Chowdhury will preside over the session.

Bangladesh Jatra Shilpi Forum will present instrumental music chorus directed by Chandan Dutta while audience will enjoy the solo piano performance by Ruposhi Mamtaj, reports UNB.

BSA children Troupe, Shishu Academy and Government Music College will present musical chorus while two bands 'Joler Gaan' and 'Gaan Pagol' are scheduled to rock the stage with their musical performances.

The event, also known as Fete de la Musique (World Music Day) originated in France in 1982.

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