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Satyen Sen School of Performing Arts and Udichi present

Hridoyer Gaan - Songs from the Heart

Saturday 17 September
Main Space
free

In a nutshell

Celebrate International Day of Peace in a festive atmosphere of music, poetry and dance.

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Throughout the history of mankind music has played a vital role in promoting peace, love, courage and unity. Artists have shown courage to come forward and combat barbarianism and cruelty by spreading peace and harmony. In the history of Bengal, great poets and composers like Rabindranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Atulprasad Sen, DL Roy, Rajanikanta Sen, and also contemporary composers like Salil Chowdhury, played an important role in the fight for humanity and peace.

The programme will start with the children’s art competition entitled ‘Peace’ followed by a colourful presentation by the children called Amra Sobai Raja- We all are the King. It is composed of music, poetry and dance, expressing the joy of freedom of mind and soul. It would be a sublime expression of love through the eyes of children.

Hridoyer Gaan - Songs from the Heart is the final attraction of the event performed by the adults of SSSPA. It combines music, poetry and dance, using the compositions of great Bengali poets and composers to create a festive of harmony celebrating humanity.

What to expect

12pm - 1pm

Children’s Art competition

1.30pm - 2.15pm

Amra Sobai Raja - We all are the King

2.30pm - 3.30 pm- 

Solo performance -  renowned Tagore singer from Bangladesh Iffat Ara Khan 

3.30pm to 4.30pm 

Hridoyer Gaan - Songs from the Heart

Who’s involved

Satyen Sen School of Performing Arts (SSSPA) and Udichi

Satyen Sen School of Performing Arts (SSSPA) and Udichi have been promoting Bengali culture in London for more than two decades. Its aim is to reach out to wider community by sharing the rich cultural heritage.  It has been at the forefront of cultural movement in east London. The school has more than hundred students learning Bengali and Indian music, poetry, dance and drama.

Directed by Dr Imtiaz Ahmed

Why does Rich Mix matter?

'Rich Mix is a unique venue promoting multicultural activities and is at the forefront of cultural movement. It has enabled us to have the platform to express our great cultural heritage reaching out to wider audience promoting social harmony.'

Things you should know

Suitable for all ages

This event is wheelchair accessible.