Classical night to wow Dhaka from Dec 26

The sixth edition of the five-day long Bengal classic musical festival will begin on December 26 in the Dhanmondi’s Abahani Playground in the City, reports UNB.The details of the festival schedules were shared with newsmen at a press brief held on Sunday at a city hotel.

Bengal Foundation, a public trust that started its journey during the late eighties, and has been promoting Bengali culture for years, will organize the event dedicating to the emeritus professor Anisuzzaman. Meanwhile, online registration of the festival which is mandatory for the entry will begin on 18 December and the audience can register at this website –

The organisers said “We will include the western classic musical performance alongside sub-continental classic music to extend its appeal to all people from this edition. That’s why we have planned to arrange the event on a bigger platform.”

After the inaugural ceremony, Dr L Subramaniam and the Astana Symphony Philharmonic Orchestra from Kazakhstan, Sarod by Rajrupa Chowdhury, Khayal by Vidushi Padma Talwalkar, Sitar by Firoz Khan, Khayal by Supriya Das, Bengal Parampara Sangeetalay, Flute by Rakesh Chaurasia and Sitar by Purbayan Chatterjee will entertain the classical musical lovers throughout the night on the December 26.   Bengal has been organizing the fest since 2012 aiming to revive the lost heritage of the rich classical music.


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