Society of Poetry and Indian Music
News & Events
Bangla Sangeet Utshob (Bengali Music Festival), Tower Hamlets
The festival will showcase the evolution of Bangla Gaan from folk, Kirton, Nidhu Babu's Toppa, Poncho-Kobi (D L Roy, Tagore, Atul Prasad, Rajanikanto and Najrul) to Bangla Adhunik (Salil Chowdhury's gono-sangeet, Jotilessor, Manna dey, Sochin, Manobendro and all other doyens and legendary composers of Bangla Gaan). The leading singers of Bangla Gaan around the UK from West-Bengal and Bangladeshi origin will exude the treasure and the glorious journey of Bangla Gaan following an academic discussion prior to the concert. The singers will showcase different genres of Bangla Gaan will range from prominent to emerging talents.
Venue: On Sep 28, 2014 in Rich Mix, East London