National Poet

Kazi Nazrul Islam and “World Literature”: Some Questions and Concerns

Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899-1976) has been customarily characterized as a rebel poet, particularly, if not exclusively, because of his 1922 poem called “Bidrohi” (the Rebel)—a poem that fiercely stages his political, linguistic, even metrical rebellion all at once.

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

Officially acknowledge Nazrul as National Poet: HC to govt

The High Court today (July 20, 2022) issued a rule asking the authorities concerned of the government to explain why they should not be directed to issue a gazette notification, officially declaring Kazi Nazrul Islam as “National Poet of Bangladesh”.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

Kazi Nazrul Islam and “World Literature”: Some Questions and Concerns

Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899-1976) has been customarily characterized as a rebel poet, particularly, if not exclusively, because of his 1922 poem called “Bidrohi” (the Rebel)—a poem that fiercely stages his political, linguistic, even metrical rebellion all at once.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016
TV

Nazrul on TV - A round up of programmes

Marking the 117th birth anniversary of our National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, satellite televisions will air special celebration programmes.

August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015

10 key events in Kazi Nazrul’s life

Ten of the most important events in the life of Bangladesh’s National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.

June 13, 2015
June 13, 2015

BNSS holds Nazrul Utshab at BSA

Bangladesh Nazrul Sangeet Sangstha (BNSS) organised Nazrul Utshab marking 116th birth anniversary of the National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on June 10.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

Nazrul memorial centres in Trishal : Memorabilia lacks a spark

Nazrul memorabilia at two Nazrul Smriti Kendras (memorial centres) at Kazir Shimla and Namapara of Darirampur in Trishal are attracting only a trickle of 15-20 visitors daily.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

Recalling the Rebel

On Nazrul's birth anniversary, front ranking cultural personalities spoke about the influence of Nazrul on our lives and how he still inspires us to forge ahead. They also shed light on Nazrul's personal life and the marvel of his works.

May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015

Shilpakala celebrates Nazrul birth anniversary

Marking 116th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) arranged a two-day celebration programme.

May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015

Channel i holds Nazrul Mela

In celebration of the 116th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, Channel i hosted a daylong “AB Bank- Channel i Nazrul Mela” at its premises on May 25.

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

Ferdous Ara's homage to the National Poet

Noted Nazrul Sangeet artiste Ferdous Ara has a firm niche in the music world and earned accolades for both recording and performing songs from Narzul's diverse musical genres – raga-based, Islamic, Kirtan, Shyama sangeet, patriotic, songs based on foreign tunes, folk and jhumur-ang songs.