Elocutionists Samiul Islam Poluck and Roya Chowdhury will perform at a poetry evening titled ‘Echoes and Eloquence’ in the capital’s Gulshan Club today.
Shwapnil Foundation has organised the poetry soiree. Health Minister Zahid Maleque will grace the occasion as the chief guest while Ambassador of Kosovo to Bangladesh Güner Ureya, lawmaker Aroma Datta will attend the programme as the special guests.
Then, recitation artist Roya Chowdhury will take the floor with the poems of our national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, Mahadev Saha, Nirmalendu Gun, Avro Bhattacharya and Subodh Sarkar.
After Roya Chowdhury, Samiul Islam Poluck will recite some poems from Tagore.
Renowned painter of the subcontinent Rokeya Sultana will also paint in the mood of reciting poetry at the event.
About the programme, Shwapnil Foundation president Shwapnil Shojib said, “Poetry recitation programme should be held regularly to awaken our senses. This programme is an attempt to show how large is our culture, our moral, our etiquette through poetry. By the painting, dance, exquisite lighting and background score we are trying to broaden recitation into a different level.”