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Saudha Bangla Music Festival
The unique and the highest-quality festival of Bengali music outside India returning to London for the eighth year that showcases the splendour of Bangla Music and its spectacular periphery through hypnotic performances (with relevant translation) by the best of Britain and guest performers from India and Bangladesh.
The festival, as a whole, features the evolution of Bangla music (evolved approximately at 730 AC) from Charjya-Pod, folk, Kirton, Toppa, Poncho-Kobi (Tagore,D.L Roy, Atul Prasad, Rajanikanto and Nazrul) to Modern Bangla music. The leading singers around the UK from West-Bengal and Bangladeshi origin will exude the treasure and the glorious journey of Bangla music.
Rich Mix, London, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA
Sunday 18 Septmber 5pm
The session at Rich Mix, in collaboration with Tower Hamlets Council will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the language movement in Bangladesh through some hypnotic presentations by some finest child-prodigies in the UK.
Keats House, 10 Keats Grove, London NW3 2RR
Saturday 5 November at 6pm
Explore the poetic universe of Nightingale at the house of a leading English poet John Keats through his poetry & hypnotic Bengali music.
The session at Keats House will portray the idea of truth, beauty and the universe of birds in poet John Keats through recitation from his poetry and complementing as well as interpretative Bengali music.
Atlee Room, PortCullis House, the House of Commons,1 Victoria Embankment, SW1A 2JR
Thursday 17 November at 6.30pm
World-class presentation of Bengali poetry with Sabastian Bach compositions at the Attlee Room of Portcullis House of the House of Commons.
The session at the Atlee Room features a haunting presentation of Bengali poetry written by poet Ahmed Kaysher and its profound musical interpretation through a selection of Sabastian Bach's composition by a talented Greek-born Western classical violinist Dimitra Ananiadou.
Venue: From Sep 16, 2022 to Nov 17, 2022 in Rich Mix, Keats House and the House of Commons