High Commission of India
An Evening with Poet Syed Al Farooque and Singer Nahid Nazia
at Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum,
Shahbagh, Dhaka at 6 PM on Saturday, April 1, 2017
Indira Gandhi Culture Centre is organising ‘An Evening with Poet Syed Al Farooque and Singer Nahid Nazia, at Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum, Dhaka, at 6 PM on Saturday, 1 April, 2017.
Syed Al Farooque is a versatile poet and writer of Bangladesh who writes on Muktijuddho and contemporary themes. He has published 37 books and16 are of poetry. His remarkable books include ‘Batashe Lasher Gondho, 1979’ (Edited on poems dedicated to Bangabundhu), “Promanno Shamsur Rahman, 1983”, “ Gulshan Bridge er pashe prokassho rastay, 2000”, “Sobar Upore Muktijuddha, 2000”, “Nirbachito 100 kobita, 2015”, “Kishor shomogro-1, 2015”, “Chhoto Chhoto, 2016” and many others.
He has got many awards including “Daksu Sahitto Puroshkar (1980); Zia Smriti Puroshkar (1982), Generation Puroskar (1990), Nattosova Sahitto Puroshkar (1990), Shishu Unnayan Puroshkar (1997), Shishu Academy Agrani Bank Shishusahitto puroshkar, Kobi Jibonanondo Dash Sahityo puroshkar (2003), Irin Afsana Shishu Sahittyo puroshkar (2003), Nurul Kader Foundation puroskar (2003), Shonghoti Bishesh Sommonana Podok ( 2008), Laxmipur zela Sahityo Sangsad Puroshkar (2014), Kobi Sangsad Bangladesh Poet Sunil Gangopaddhay Smriti Puposkar (2014), Annondhodara puroskar: UK (2014), Bengali Sommanona Puroshkar, UK (2015), Chayan Shahitto Club Shorno Podok 2015, World Trade Centre Fare USA Sommanona award 2016, Manobadhikar Shanti Padak 2016, Shomoyer Shobdo Shomanona 2016 Kolkata.
Nahid Nazia is one of the most popular singers in Dhaka, London and Kolkata. She regularly performs modern, folk and Nazrul songs in stage shows and is an A grade enlisted artist of Bangladesh Betar since 1980. She also performs in BTV and other TV channels in Bangladesh, India and the USA. She has given live performances in many countries of Europe, Asia, America and Australia and has released nine albums, one of which was with renowned Bollywood Singer Shaan, Babul Supriyo and Binodh Rathode. Her last album `Chirodin Suchitra-Uttam’ with singer Soumya Bose, Poet Syed Al Farooque and Reciter-Presenter Anindita Kazi was published from Impress Audio Vision (Channel-I) last year. She has worked with Film and Music director Benjamin Till and participated on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of BIG BEN. She has also worked with Music-director Garoth in a Bangla Fusion music project. She presents a popular Musical program GAAN SHUDHU GAAN at Betar Bangla 2 hours live every week. On the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2012, she sang at the prestigious Thames Diamond Jubilee pageant.
She has received several awards including World Trade Centre Fair USA Sommanona 2016, Hemanta Mukhopadhyay Smriti Puroskar & Shomoyer Shobdo Shomanona 2016 Kolkata, Bangladesh Parjatan Bikash Kendra Probortito Sangskritik Utshob Sommanona 2011, Barishal Bivag Sangskritik Foundation Probortito Bijoy Utshob Shere-Bangla Sommanona 2010. Nahid Nazia is also the CEO of MIC N VISION and General Secretary of MULDHARA.
All are cordially invited to attend the programme. Entry is open to all (there is no need to collect Invitation Pass).
March 29, 2017