Solo poetry recitation evening at Chhayanaut tomorrow

Culture Desk

25 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Solo poetry recitation evening at Chhayanaut tomorrow

A solo poetry recitation by Dr Khaleda Ali Mita titled ‘Kobitar Shathey Mitali’ will be held at the Chhayanaut Auditorium in the capital’s Dhanmondi area on Sunday evening.  

Talented musician Debasish Adhikary, will play the accompanying music in the programme. 

Proceeds from the event will be donated to ‘Jhoraphool’, a school for underprivileged children of house-helps at Uttara, informed the organisers.

Dr Khaleda Ali Mita is a Civil Engineer from BUET, presently teaching at Republic Polytechnic in Singapore. Her first solo poetry recitation evening, Kobitar Jonno, was held in November 2019 in Singapore.  

She regularly performs at cultural events organised by the Bangladesh community and the Bangladesh High Commission in Singapore.

On the other hand, Debasish Adhikary was trained under Pandit Sohanlal Sharma and Pandit Jayanta Chattapadhyay. A Masters in music from Bishwa Bharati University, he secured the National Merit Scholarship in Nazrul Geeti from the Indian Ministry of Culture.