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Four-day program to mark Jatiya Kobi Nazrul Islam’s birth anniversary

Sumel Sarker

Kazi Nazrul Islam

Four-day program to mark Jatiya Kobi Nazrul’s birth anniversary

21 May 2015, Nirapad News: Nazrul Academy has chalked out a four-day program from May 22 to commemorate the 116th birth anniversary of rebel poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.

Academy’s general secretary Mintu Rahman made the announcement in a press conference at National Press Club in city Wednesday.

Mintu said different programs will be arranged at ‘Jatiya Songit and Nrittokola Kendro’ of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in city from 5:30 pm everyday.

Poet’s daughter-in-law Uma Kazi and grand daughter Khilkhil Kazi will inaugurate the programs on May 22. Later in the day, prominent Nazrul Geeti singers Yakub Ali Khan, Nashid Kamal, Sujit Mostafa and Khilkhil Kazi will join a discussion on the songs of Nazrul.

On the second day, there will be an hour-long program on quality development of the academy’s students. Then, singers from all over the country will perform.

On May 24, there will be poetry recitation program after the hour-long quality development program. A Nazrul Sangeet-based dancing program also will be organized.

On the last day, wreath will be place to the tomb of national poet and five Sabda Sainik (word-soldier) will get ‘Honor 2015’.

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