A two-day programme tilted ‘Nazrul Utsab 2019’ held at Bangladesh National Museum on Friday and Saturday.
Bangladesh Nazrul Sangeet Sangstha, an organisation of Nazrul singers, organised the programme to mark the 119th birth anniversary National poet Kazi Nazrul Ialam.BNSS acting president Joseph Komol Rodrigues was present at the event with others eminent guests.
General Secretary of the organisation Khairul Anam Shakil delivered the welcome speech at the inaugural ceremony.
Nazrul singers Karim Hasan Khan, Selina Hossain, Suman Mazumder, Rezaul Karim and Bijan Chandra Mistri enthralled the audience by rendering Nazrul Songs in the event while artistes of Driti Nrityalay presented dance recital lead by Warda Rehab.
Eminent recitation artiste Bhaswar Bandyopadhyay also recited a poem from Nazrul’s Sanchita on the occasion.
And the Saturday’s programme commenced with a group rendition of the song titled Eshechhi Tobo Darey.
Thirty five Nazrul singers including Sheikh Shayla, Sanjay Halder, Prema Das, Kaniz Husna, Tanvir Ahmad, Pramita Dey, Didarul Karim, Kalpana Anam, Mahmudul Hasan, Shibani Sarkar, Khayrul Anam Shakil, Lipika Biswas, Lutfunnahar Pakhi, Mustari Hossain Panna and others rendered popular songs of the national poet in the concluding day.