মঙ্গলবার, ২২ সেপ্টেম্বর, ২০০৯
Bangladesh cultural team goes to Delhi
A 15-member cultural team from Bangladesh led by noted dance artiste Lubna Marium and Warda Rihab is going to Delhi to attend programmes on the occasion of Durga Puja festival. Shadhona - Centre for Advancement of South Asian Dance & Music, and Dhriti are jointly organising the Bangladeshi team. Besides Lubna Marium and Warda Rihab, other dancers are - Samina Husein Prema, Nishita, Shammi, Tahmina Anwar Anika, Amit Chowdhury, Mithun Mahbub Reza, Arefin, MR Waseq and Nayeem. Two singers are - Anima Roy and Bijon Chandra Mistri. The team is accompanied by make-up artiste Jyoti. There is a cultural platform of Bangalees named 'Bikolpa' in Delhi. Avery Chauri, Purnendu Chakraborty, Badal Chakraborty, among others, are involved to organise this gala event on the occasion of Durga Puja. The team will leave for Delhi on September 21. The troupe will arrive in Delhi on September 22 and will be there till September 30. The performances are at Hauz Khas (Sashti on September 24),Gurgaon (Saptami), Kashmiri Gate (Ashtami ) and Greater Kailash (Nabami ) followed by a performance at the Bangladesh High Commission on September 28 and a show at the India International Centre on September 29.All the performances will be a mix of Rabindra-Nazrul songs and dances, except for the IIC show which is pure classical dance - Manipuri by Warda Rihab and Samina Hossain Prema, Bharatanatyam by Arpita Shome and Amit Chowdhury; Kathak by Tahmina Anwar Anika.