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World Music Day observed in Sylhet

Iqbal Siddiquee, Sylhet
A chorus performance at the event. Photo: Star
A chorus performance at the event. Photo: Star

In observance of the World Music day, the Sylhet Zila Shilpakala Academy arranged a Sangeet Utshab at its auditorium on Saturday evening.
The programme featured patriotic songs, Tagore songs, Nazrul sangeet, Lalon geeti, palli geeti, Radharaman and Baul songs.
Artistes from different organisations such as Tarunya Sylhet, Tanpura Shilpi Goshthi, Surma parer gaan, Sylhet and Arkum Shah Shilpi Goshthi performed.
Students of the Shilpakala Academy's music department also took part in the renditions.
Besides, senior artistes Himangshu Biswas, Jamal Uddin Hasan, Protik, Animesh Bijoy Chowdhury, Nikhil Das, Iqbal Sai and Baul Surjolal Das rendered solos.
Veteran folk artiste Sushma Das formally inaugurated the event by lighting traditional lamps, while Deputy Commissioner Md. Shahidul Islam was the chief guest.

Published: 12:00 am Monday, June 23, 2014

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