An evening of autumnal enchantment in Faridpur | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, October 12, 2011 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, October 12, 2011

An evening of autumnal enchantment in Faridpur


Artistes perform at the programme.Photo: STAR

A season based cultural programme celebrating autumn was held at historic Ambika Maidan of Faridpur town on Saturday evening. Shilpakala Academy in Faridpur arranged the programme that evoked the beauty of autumn at its colourful best.
The programme included a welcome speech, choral, duet, solo songs from Tagore, Lalon, Nazrul , Adhunik, folk and rhythmic
dances.
Nazrul Islam Dadon, Hayatul Islam Tutul accompanied the singers on the tabla while Shibir Islam and Mohsin Munir were on guitar and keyboard.
Well known dancer Belayet Hossain and his troupe performed a dance at the conclusion of the programme.
In his welcome speech, chief guest Helaluddin Ahmad, Deputy Commissioner of Faridpur said that such functions would draw cultural enthusiasts and the younger generation who would build a peaceful
country against terrorism, corruption and communal forces.
Among others Khondoker Mohtesham Hossain Babar of Awami League, Syed Mohsin Uddin Ahmed, convener of the programme, Md. Alauddin, cultural officer of Shilpakala Academy and Shawkot Ali Zahid, secretary of Rabindra Sangeet Shammilon Parishad in Faridpur attended the programme.
Cultural activists Abu Sufian Chowdhury and Shupria Dutta emceed the programme.

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