POST TIME: 23 January, 2019 10:07:20 PM
‘Confluence of Music and Poetry’ at Nat’l Museum tomorrow
DL desk, Dhaka

‘Confluence of Music and Poetry’
 at Nat’l Museum tomorrow

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) is organising an evening of ‘Confluence of Music and Poetry’ by Madhuban Chakrabarty from India and Afsana Runa and Shihab Shahriar from Bangladesh tomorrow at Poet Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum in Shahbag of the capital.

Madhuban Chakrabarty is a renowned voice over artiste and anchor. She started her career from ETV Bangla as a news reader. She has also worked in Aakash 8 channel as a producer and anchor. She is anchoring a popular show called ‘Good Morning Akash’. Presently she is working in Tara TV and has produced three popular shows. She has learnt classical music from renowned artist Pt. Jayanta Bose. She also learned Bangla modern song from Pt. Sanjay Chakrabarty and Sri Sukemer Mitra. Madhuban Chakrabarty completed her MA in Dhrupad with First Class.

Afsana Runa is a teacher at Chhayanaut, Department of Nazrul Sangeet and is teaching at the Nazrul Institute in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. She has rendered her voice in films like ‘Ekattorer Ma Janani’, ‘71-er Khudiram’ and ‘Jaibati Konnar Mon’. She has five albums to her credit amongst which two is on Nazrul Sangeet and three is on modern songs. Afsana Runa completed her MA in History from University of Dhaka.

Shihab Shahriar is a Poet, researcher, short story writer, editor. He has 20 published books to his credit. He is editor of ‘Amar Bangladesh and Rupkothar Ei Bangladesh’. He edited - ‘Boitha’, a little magazine. He is presently a regular visiting artiste on BTV and other private channels and holds regular literary events. He has travelled exclusively worldwide to spread his beautiful genre of music and literary works. Dr Shihab Shahriar, started his career in journalism. Currently, he is working in Bangladesh National Museum and his present position is the Keeper of Department of Public Education, Bangladesh National Museum.

Where: National Museum, Shahbag

When: 6:30pm, tomorrow