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Pala Gaan (Bengali Opera) : Swadhin Bangla
As part of the celebration of the independence of Bangladesh, this Pala Gaan called Swadhin Bangla, renders a unique story-telling on the history of the emergence of Bangladesh in both theatrical and musical presentation connecting myth, rituals, folk music as well as the popular songs of Swadhin Bangla Betar.
In partnership with RadhaRaman Society, this Free unique theatro-musical session starts at 6.30pm and features Amalendu Shekhar Podder on Harmonium, Narayan Dey on Dhol, Geetikar Dilaur Rahman Mujib on Dugdugi and vocal support. Sajjad Miah on vocal support, Sohel Ahmed on folk dance and acting etc.
Scripted and directed by T M Ahmed Kaysher, this rare, powerful form of world music and ancient form of rural theatre will take you straight to a boorish yard under a Banyan tree in the rural village of Bengal where these special genre of story based music are performed; Ideally from the late dusk to dawn with lots of lantern around the braches of the tree.
Venue: From Mar 25, 2018 to Mar 25, 2018 in Poplar Union, 2 Cotall Street, London E14 6TL