IUB Live: To celebrate the 157 birth anniversary of Poet Rabindranath Tagore, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) in association with cultural organization Shadhona organized a two-day long Rabindro Utsav entitled Alor Paane Praner Cholafrom at IUB auditorium, in Bashundhara, Dhaka. Shadhona is a center for advancement of South Asian Culture.
Mr. TowhidSamad, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Chittagong Independent University, LubnaMarium, eminent dancer and Artistic Director of Shadhonaand renowned singerKhairulAnamShakil inaugurated the grand event. Prof. M. Omar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, IUB spoke on the concluding session.
There were group dances performed by Kolpotoru and Shadhona, chorus songs by Udoyon and solo dance performance by Samina Husain Prema, Mou Das, Munmun Ahmed and Abu Nayeem. TanjinaToma and Mehnaz Karim sang the baul songs of Tagore. There were parallel Tagore-Nazrul duo performance by SharminShathi Islam Moyna and Jibon Chowdhury and song-recital duo by Shimul Mustapha and Nirjher Chowdhury.
RabindroUtsav was enjoyed by many revered audiences that included Trustees of IUB, Deans and senior members of the faculty and management of IUB and eminent cultural personalities and dignitaries.
Dhaka, 13 May, (campuslive24.com) //MI