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Bangla Radio Archive - 2013

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Canberra's Naming Ceremony by Lady Denman at Capitol Hill on 12 March 1913 [Photo: National Library of Australia]
07 Jan 2013 Listen MP3
Series: Canberra 100 years - Connection of Bengal with the choice of Canberra as Australia's capital - Architect Shivu Dutta [Obaidul Haque]
Legendary sitar player Ravi Shankar (1920-2012) performing in Delhi in 2009 [Photo: Internet]
14 Jan 2013 Listen MP3
Tribute to Ravi Shankar – legendary sitar player and music composer of the Indian subcontinent - who died on 11 December 2012 in San Diego, California [Newton Muhury]
'Kaler Jatra' - a performance by Padatik Natya Sangsad at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka [Photo: Daily Star]
21 Jan 2013 Listen MP3
Jatra: 'noroker phool' [Part 1] - centred around social issues prevalent in the sub-continent by folk-theatre troupe Kohinoor Opera [Ehsan Ullah]
Social networks helping you connect and share with the people in your life
28 Jan 2013 Listen MP3
Interview: Impact of social media in our personal lives - Ms. Lubna Alam, Lecturer and social media expert at the University of Canberra [Raquibul Sheikh]
The World's first International Mother Language Day monument in Sydney, Australia
04 Feb 2013 Listen MP3
Conserving the mother language in multicultural Australia and 'Mezban' in Canberra [Ajoy Kar]
The Australian Parliament House in Canberra [Photo: www.aph.gov.au]
11 Feb 2013 Listen MP3
Series: Canberra 100 years - The purpose, setting, character and symbolism of Australia's national capital to Australians [Zaheen Rahman]
'Muktir Gaan' - Song of Freedom  [Image: Cover from documentary film 'Muktir Gaan']
18 Feb 2013 Listen MP3
Evolution of Bangla nationalist songs over the last two centuries shaped by history, country and people [Dalia Nilufar]
The 'provatt ferry' at the Bangladesh High Commission in Canberra [Photo: Ajoy Kar]
25 Feb 2013 Listen MP3
The 'provatt ferry' and discussion on commemorating the month of language martyrs and International Mother Language Day at the Bangladesh High Commission in Canberra [Ajoy Kar]
Jatio Shaheed Minar in Dhaka, Bangladesh [Photo: Internet]
04 Mar 2013 Listen MP3
Interview: The experience of learning Bangla - Ms. Sarah Burns, and some beautiful music [Paromita Dey]
Canberra celebrates its 100th birthday on 11 March 2013 [Collage: www.canberra100.com.au]
11 Mar 2013 Listen MP3
Series: Canberra 100 years - Views of four Canberra town planners about building a national capital over the century [Sheikh Lana]
Mice - the most common animal model for human disease research [Photo: news.bbc.co.uk]
18 Mar 2013 Listen MP3
Feature: Mice - the most common animal model for human disease research [Sadequr Rahman]
Bahadur Shah Zafar II (1775-1862) - the last Mughal Emperor of India [Image: Wikipedia.org]
25 Mar 2013 Listen MP3
Commemoration: 42nd Independence Day of Bangladesh - importance of economic idependence [Sadequr Rahman]
A scene from 'Paicho Chorer Kissa' performed by Dhaka Padatik at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy [Image: The Daily Sun]
01 Apr 2013 Listen MP3
Jatra: 'noroker phool' [Part 2] - centred around social issues prevalent in the sub-continent by folk-theatre troupe Kohinoor Opera [Ehsan Ullah]
A jatra actor prepares before the performance [Image: Wikipedia.org]
08 Apr 2013 Listen MP3
Jatra: 'kagojer phool' [Part 1] - conflict between the traditional indian culture and the modern culture introduced by the British [Ehsan Ullah]
"Shubho Noboborsho" - Happy Bangla New Year [Composition: Samiya Shajedin]
15 Apr 2013 Listen MP3
Commemoration: Bangla New Year - the calendar, customs and a selection of Bangla new year songs [Samiya Shajedin]
Poster: Canberra Country Music Festival (15-17 Nov 2013) [Info: visitcanberra.com.au/Events/Festivals-and-celebrations]
22 Apr 2013 Listen MP3
A selection of Australian country songs highlighting the Australian cultural heritage [Obaidul Haque]
29 Apr 2013 Listen MP3
Jatra: 'kagojer phool' [Part 2] - conflict between the traditional indian culture and the modern culture introduced by the British [Ehsan Ullah]
06 May 2013 Listen MP3
Three short stories by the contemporary Afghan writers translated by Dr. Afzal Hossain [Ehsan Ullah]
'bhasha boichitrer bangladesh' - The diverse dialects of Bangladesh
13 May 2013 Listen MP3
Composition of songs and conversation representing some regional spoken dialects of Bangladesh [Dalia Nilufar]
27 May 2013 Listen MP3
Bangla ghazal by Kazi Nazrul Islam [Sheikh Lana]
Aboriginal rock art  [Image: www.travelnt.com]
03 Jun 2013 Listen MP3
Love songs of the Iwaidja speaking Australian aborigines from the Northwestern Arnhem Land [Obaidul Haque]
17 Jun 2013 Listen MP3
Interview with Indrani Dutta [Arupa Sarkar]
Jatra: 'babu-go shindurer daam onek' [Part 1]
24 Jun 2013 Listen MP3
Jatra: 'babu-go shindurer daam onek' [Part 1] - women in brothels, their status in society and their expectations from life [Ehsan Ullah]
A founding member of Bangla Radio Canberra - Najmul Huq Napo (1960-2013) [Facebook: Najmul Huq]
01 Jul 2013 Listen MP3
Tribute to Najmul Huq Napo, a founding member of Bangla Radio Canberra [Ehsan Ullah]
Jatra: 'babu-go shindurer daam onek' [Part 2]
08 Jul 2013 Listen MP3
Jatra: 'babu-go shindurer daam onek' [Part 2] - women in brothels, their status in society and their expectations from life [Ehsan Ullah]
Ramadan Mubarak [Image: www.islamcan.com]
15 Jul 2013 Listen MP3
Begining of Ramadan in Canberra - significance, practice and Eid preparation [Shireen Ahmad]
22 Jul 2013 Listen MP3
Some beautiful tourist attractions of Canberra - Australia's national capital [Zaheen Rahman]
29 Jul 2013 Listen MP3
A collection of poems from album 'ma amar ma' recited by Murshed Haider Anjohn [Ehsan Ullah]
Artist impression of the Gungahlin Mosque for north Canberra muslim community [Image: NCMC Inc]
05 Aug 2013 Listen MP3
Progress of Gungahlin mosque in north Canberra, importance of Ramadan and Canberra Eid celebration [Raquibul Sheikh]
Eid Mubarak! - sweets at a Eid reception in north Canberra [Photo: Bangla Radio Canberra]
12 Aug 2013 Listen MP3
Fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan: some interesting research findings [Dalia Nilufar]
Bengali poet and playwright Shukanto Bhattacharya (15 August 1926 - 13 May 1947) [Photo: Internet]
19 Aug 2013 Listen MP3
A tribute to revolutionary Bengali poet Shukanto Bhattacharya [Arupa Sarkar]
Some of the diverse types of potatoes available in South America [Photo: International Potato Centre, Peru]
26 Aug 2013 Listen MP3
Science: the microbes responsible for potato crop failure causing great Ireland famine in 1845-46 [Sadequr Rahman]
A comparison of the appearance of the human X and Y chromosomes [Photo: Whitehead Institute, MIT]
02 Sep 2013 Listen MP3
Science: the genetic difference between males and females, female's abilty to control DNA and its possible medical application [Sadequr Rahman]
Bangladeshi rock star Shuvo at the Canberra Concert on 6 Sep 2013 [Photo: Priyanka Biswas]
09 Sep 2013 Listen MP3
Coverage of Bangladeshi rock star Shuvo's Canberra concert held on 6 Sep 2013 [Avijit Sarker]
Ms. Farzana Brownia from Channel i at a recent Canberra function [Photo: Priyanka Biswas]
16 Sep 2013 Listen MP3
Interview: Ms. Farzana Brownia - 15th anniversary celebration of Bangladeshi TV Channel i [Raquibul Sheikh]
'Char Adhyay' - a drama based on a novel by Rabindranath Thakur and directed by Sombhu Mitra
23 Sep 2013 Listen MP3
Drama: 'Char Adhyay' - [Part 1] based on a novel by Rabindranath Thakur and directed by Sombhu Mitra [Ehsan Ullah]
Cancer: History, Explanation, Treatment and Measures [Photo: health-news.com]
30 Sep 2013 Listen MP3
Science: Cancer - history, explanation, treatment and measures, and interview with Cancer researcher Ms. Lubna Hussain [Samiya Shajedin]
Blooming tulips in Canberra annual flower show Floriade [Photo: Ehsan Ullah]
07 Oct 2013 Listen MP3
Interview: Salma Akbar - the practice, promotion and popularity of Tagore songs in Bangladesh [Sakiba Rahman]
Muslims performing Hajj rituals around Ka'ba in Mecca, Saudi Arabia [Image: www.journeymart.com]
14 Oct 2013 Listen MP3
Interview: Mr. Kabir Chowdhury - aspects of Hajj and information for people planning for Hajj [Raquibul Sheikh]
Memories of Eid and thoughts for a hunger free world
21 Oct 2013 Listen MP3
Eid memory, world food and poverty inequality and hope for a hunger free world [Dalia Nilufar]
Community involvement in improving living environment in Dinajpur, Bangladesh [Images: www.worldskillsfoundation.org]
28 Oct 2013 Listen MP3
Interview: Architect Paul Pholeros on community involvement in improving living environment in Dinajpur, Bangladesh [Sheikh Lana]
A tribute to legendary Indian singer Manna Dey [Photo: bbc.co.uk]
04 Nov 2013 Listen MP3
Tribute: Legendary Indian singer Manna Dey who died recently at the age of ninety-four [Zaheen Rahman]
Mr. Sanjeeb Drong, the General Secretary of Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples' Forum [Photo: bdnews24.com]
11 Nov 2013 Listen MP3
Interview: Mr. Sanjeeb Drong - the state of the indigenous people living in Bangladesh today [Obaidul Haque]
'Char Adhyay' - a drama based on a novel by Rabindranath Thakur and directed by Sombhu Mitra
18 Nov 2013 Listen MP3
Drama: 'Char Adhyay' - [Part 2] based on a novel by Rabindranath Thakur and directed by Sombhu Mitra [Ehsan Ullah]
Short play - 'Bangla Radio Ebong Amra' - written by Samia Shajedin and directed by Shamsuddin Shafi
25 Nov 2013 Listen MP3
Short play: 'Bangla Radio Ebong Amra' - written by Samia Shajedin and directed by Shamsuddin Shafi [Shamsuddin Shafi]
Dance with Rabindranath Thakur’s song performed by the ‘Kalamandalam’, Kolkata [Photo: Wikipedia]
02 Dec 2013 Listen MP3
A collection of new age Rabindranath Tagore songs influenced by the western and modern music [Ehsan Ullah]
Interview with ACT Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Joy Burch MLA, by Aurora Kar
09 Dec 2013 Listen MP3
Interview: ACT Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Joy Burch MLA - issues of foreign remittance in Bangladesh [Ajoy Kar]
The National Martyrs' Memorial near Dhaka dedicated to the martyrs of the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971 [Image: crimesofwar.org]
16 Dec 2013 Listen MP3
Interview: Professor Emeritus Anisuzzaman - Spirit of the liberation war and its achievements [Obaidul Haque]
Merry Christmas and may God's grace be always with you [Image: wikipedia.org]
23 Dec 2013 Listen MP3
Christmas special - the core significance of Christmas and carols performed by Spondon Canberra [Luna Purification]
Drama: 'Shorno-mrigo' (golden deer) [Image: freechristmaswallpapers.net]
30 Dec 2013 Listen MP3
Drama: 'Shorno-mrigo' (golden deer) - depicting the dilemma faced by a Bangladeshi expatriate [Ehsan Ullah]