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Bangla Music Festival - Seven Arts, Leeds

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Seven Arts

31A Harrogate Road

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LS7 3PD

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This unique festival, returning to London and other towns for the fifth 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 event is supported by London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Rich Mix, Keats House, Poplar Union, Merton Arts Space.

It 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 Najrul) 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 features a double bill presentation of haunting performance of Bengali semi-classical and modern Bengali songs by a prominent and a versatile vocalist in UK Sumana Basu.and Tagore compositions a highly talented Tagore singer, the one who was born and raised in the North (Manchester) Rishi Banerjee.

T M Ahmed Kaysher will curate the event with a brief introduction on the history and background of this sublime form of world music.

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31A Harrogate Road

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