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Pala Gaan (Bengali ​opera ) -Swadhin Bangla

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Poplar Union

2 Cotall Street

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E14 6TL

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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.

This session 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, Amith Dey on keyboard 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.
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