To celebrate National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam ahead of his 38th death anniversary, Star Melodies is organising a special musical evening today. The programme will feature a selection of the first recorded songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam by noted artistes of his time – including Nazrul himself, performed by reputed Nazrul artistes in our times.
The event, to be held at the Daily Star-Bengal Arts Precinct, will have performances by Sumon Chowdhury, Dalia Nausheen, Fatema Tuz Zohora, Khairul Anam Shakil, Nashid Kamal and Sujit Mustafa, while eminent cultural personality Kamal Lohani will speak at the event. Noted Nazrul exponent Sadya Afreen Mallick will compere the programme.
The event is being held in association with Eastern Bank Limited.