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Bangladeshi singer Rezwana Choudhury Bannya at her concert in Canberra - 28 Feb 15 [Photo: Ehsan Ullah]
Bangladeshi singer Rezwana Choudhury Bannya at her concert in Canberra - 28 Feb 15 [Photo: Ehsan Ullah]
02 Mar 2015 Listen MP3

This week's program featured Bangladeshi singer Rezwana Choudhury Bannya's concert in Canberra organised by the Max Event Australia on 28 Feb 2015. Regarded as one of the leading Ranbindra Sangeet (Tagore's song) singers in both Bangladesh and India, Rezwana studied at the Visva-Bharati University, a major centre for learning Rabindra Sangeet in West Bengal, India. Mentored by distinguished singer late Konika Bandyopadhyay, Rezwana Choudhury has mastered Tagore’s songs in their full flavour. Recipient of awards including Ananda Sangeet Puroshkar and Sangeet Samman Puroshkar, Bannya is currently an associate professor of music at Dhaka University. This week's program presented part 1 of the recordings from her Canberra concert. This week's program was produced and presented by Ehsan Ullah.

Mother Language Day - 'Language Walk' held in Canberra [Photos: Fahimul Islam]
23 Feb 2015 Listen MP3

Coverage of the Mother Language Day - 'Language Walk' held in Canberra on 21 Feb 15 [Sheikh Lana]

Folk opera: 'Ma, Mati, Manush' performed by Notto Company [Image: Print by Rokeya Sultana]
16 Feb 2015 Listen MP3

Folk opera: 'Ma, Mati, Manush' (Part 3) by folk-theatre troupe Notto Company [Ehsan Ullah]

Folk opera: 'Ma, Mati, Manush' performed by Notto Company [Image: Print by Rokeya Sultana]
09 Feb 2015 Listen MP3

Folk opera: 'Ma, Mati, Manush' (Part 2) by folk-theatre troupe Notto Company [Ehsan Ullah]