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Saudha, Society of Poetry and Indian Music presents
Bangla Music Festival
Sunday 24 September
In a nutshell
Experience the magnificence of Bangla music and its different genres through world-class performances.
This unique festival, returning to London for the fifth year, showcases the splendour of Bangla Music and its spectacular latitude through mind blowing performances (with relevant translation wherever necessary). 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.
T M Ahmed Kaysher will curate the event with a brief introduction on the history and background of this sublime form of world music.
What to Expect
Dazzling presentation of the extremely melodious Bangla music and its different genres with relevant introduction and translations.
Saudha, Society Of Poetry and Indian Music is 'one of the prominent Indian classical music promoters in the country' (BBC Radio). It is dedicated to offer a hypnotic world-class presentation and the renovation of techniques constantly in order to create new audience of Indian classical and semi-classical music through gluing up with form of profoundly relevant art forms
What people are saying
'Rhapsody of Soul' – Wimbledon Guardian
'Seraphic ecstasy of Indian Raaga’ - Yorkshire Reporter
‘Hypnotic and breath-taking presentation of Indian classical music’ - Asian Echo
‘A taste of India: Music explained through world poetry’ – Yorkshire Evening Post
‘London’s packed Bangla music festival turns out a hit with western audiences’ – East London Advertiser
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Things you should know
For ages 10+
This event is wheelchair accessible.