To mark the 91st birth anniversary of legendary Nazrul Sangeet exponent Feroza Begum, ACI Foundation launched ‘Feroza Begum Archive Website’ on Wednesday honouring the life and work of the eminent singer. This website consists of all her contributions to the music.
The website of Feroza Begum may be accessed through www.ferozabegum.com
In his speech he said this archive of Feroza Begum will remain untarnished and will be available to all in the country and abroad. Mr. Dowla also requested to the audience to share any important documents related to Feroza Begum to be treasured safely in this Archive.
The Chief Guest Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury MP, Honourable Speaker of Bangladesh National Parliament paid tribute to late Feroza Begum. She thanked M. Anis Ud Dowla for patronising the Feroza Begum Archive Website.
Matiur Rahman, Editor, The Daily Prothom Alo recalled the devotion of artiste Feroza Begum. Asaduzzaman Noor MP, Former Cultural Minister also attended the programme and shared his valuable memories with Feroza Begum.
Noted lyricist and singer Mohammad Asafuddowlah, a former secretary and brother of Feroza Begum spoke fondly about growing up with his sister. He acknowledged her devotion to music in the subcontinent.
Popular Band singer Shafin Ahmed, who is the son of Feroza Begum also spoke fondly about his mother.
Renowned artistes, singers and many other cultural personalities expressed their homage to Feroza Begum virtually from around the globe.
Noted artist Mustafa Monwar and Famous singer Ferdausi Rahman attended the programme and they both recalled the dedication of Feroza Begum for Nazrul Sangeet in the subcontinent.
Nazrul Sangeet singer Sadya Afreen Mallick moderated the ceremony.