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If you remember me on a rainy night - In memory of Kamal Dasgupta and Feroza Begum [Images: Internet]
If you remember me on a rainy night - In memory of Kamal Dasgupta and Feroza Begum [Images: Internet]
24 Jul 2017 Listen MP3

This week's program remembered and paid tribute to two legendary music personalities of Bangladesh: Dr. Kamal Dasgupta - a Bengali music director, composer and folk artist, and Ms. Feroza Begum - a leading Nazrul Shangeet singer and recipient of Bangladesh Independence Day Award. The duo, who later married, was musical geniuses - Dr. Dasgupta developed a close association with poet Kazi Nazrul Islam and composed the music for almost four hundred of his songs, while Ms. Feroza Begum was a distinguished Nazrul Shangeet singer. The Nazrul Shangeets played in the program were sung by the singers of 'Dhrupad' music group in Canberra. This week's program was produced and presented by Shampa Barua.

Poet Rabindranath Thakur during his late age [Image: caravandaily.com]
17 Jul 2017 Listen MP3

A collection of Rabindra-shangeet paying tribute on poet's 76th death anniversary [Shrabani Paul]

A view of the Canberra southern suburb of Gordon [Photo: Ehsan Ullah]
10 Jul 2017 Listen MP3

Series: The evolution of 'Bangalee Settlement' in Canberra, Australia (Part 5 of 5) [Ehsan Ullah]

Young (now adult) Bangladeshi dancers after their performance at the Canberra annual Multicultural Festival [Photo: Ehsan Ullah]
03 Jul 2017 Listen MP3

Series: The evolution of 'Bangalee Settlement' in Canberra, Australia (Part 4 of 5) [Ehsan Ullah]