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Bangla Music Festival - Secular Music

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Rich Mix

35-47 Bethnal Green Road

London

E1 6LA

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This unique three-month long festival, returning to London for the sixth year, showcases the splendour of Bangla Music and its spectacular latitude through mind blowing performances (with relevant translation wherever necessary) by the best of Britain.
The festival features the evolution of Bangla music (evolved approximately at 730 AD) 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.


This session showcases a prominent stream of Bangli music based on humanism and the development of different modern movement against its common sacred and devotional nature. It features choir music two music groups Suraloy and Anandadhara as well solo music by Dr Imtiaz Ahmed, Gouri Chowdhury and Amith Dey with London DC group.


The event is supported by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

For the evolution of Bengali music from 730AD and an extra-ordinary theatre on the life of Thumri Queen Akhtari Bai:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bangla-music-festival-rich-mix-tickets-47433506896


For the session of Tagore, the first Nobel laureate from the East and his contemporaries:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bangla-music-festival-tagore-and-his-contemporaries-tickets-50124315176

For classical and semi-classical Bengali music session at the House of Commons:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bangla-music-festival-the-house-of-commons-tickets-47433051534

For fusion with other global music:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bangla-music-festival-fusion-tickets-50124834730




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