Wednesday, September 27, 2023

National Poet Nazrul’s 46th death anniversary today

Cultural Desk : Today is the 46th anniversary of the death of the national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. The death anniversary of Nazrul, widely known as the rebel poet, is observed in Bangladesh on Bhadra 12 according to the Bangladeshi Bangla calendar. Different government and socio-cultural organisations, television channels and radio stations have chalked ... Read more

Kazi Nazrul’s birth anniv today

Today is the 123rd birth anniversary of the national poet, Kazi Nazrul Islam. The birth anniversary of Nazrul, widely known as the rebel poet, is observed in Bangladesh on Jaishtha 11 according to the Bangladeshi Bangla calendar. A poet, lyricist, composer, playwright, novelist, revolutionary and journalist, Nazrul sang equally for freedom and love. In his ... Read more

‘Nazrul Utsav’ kicks off

“Nazrul Utsav 2022”, a two-day festival honouring the work of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, began at the capital’s Gulshan Society Lake Park yesterday. The event, organised by Bangladesh Nazrul Sangeet Sangstha, Arunaranjani, and Gulshan Society, also commemorates the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence. HSBC is the title sponsor of the festival. The event celebrates ... Read more

Tributes paid to Kazi Nazrul

People from all walks of life, including students, teachers, politicians, professionals and family members of the poet, on Saturday, offered prayers and paid tributes to national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on his 114th birth anniversary. Floral wreaths were placed at the poet’s grave at the central mosque premises of the Dhaka University. Awami League joint ... Read more

The poet rebellious

Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899-1976) had struck the scenario of Bangla poems with his entry like a ‘comet’, a title attributed to him by Rabindranath Tagore who ardently believed that Nazrul had germinated new petals of spirit amongst the Bengali readers. Nazrul was a poet of new genre who created a tremor in the world of ... Read more

Cultural organisations to celebrate Nazrul birth anniversary

Cultural organisations will celebrate the 144th birth anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam through an array of colourful programmes at different venues in the capital today. The programmes will feature music, dance and recitations of poems composed by the poet. The Cultural Affairs Ministry has organised a daylong programme scheduled to be inaugurated by ... Read more

Bangla Academy celebrates Nazrul’s birth anniversary

Bangla Academy organised a programme at its Syed Waliullah Seminar Room on Wednesday marking the 114th birth anniversary of our National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, which actually falls on May 25. Director general of the academy professor Shamsuzzaman Khan delivered the welcome address while professor Shantanu Kaisar presented his speech titled ‘Nazrul: Jibon O Shahityer

Leading singers present diverse Nazrul songs

Diversity in Nazrul’s creation had been presented in the rendition of some timeless Nazrul songs by the leading singers of the music genre on Monday at the Sawkat Osman Auditorium of the Central Public Library. Bangladesh Nazrul Sangeet Sangstha organised the programme titled ‘Jaha Chai Jeno Joy Kore Pai’ marking 36th death anniversary of the ... Read more

Homage to poet Nazrul

Death Anniversary Observed Homage to poet Nazrul The nation remembers National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam for his spirit against injustice and bigotry on the occasion of the legendary poet’s 36th death anniversary yesterday. Different eminent personalities, politicians, academicians, cultural personalities, family members of the poet, poetry lovers and people in general paid homage to the ... Read more

Nazrul’s creativity under spotlight

Chhayanaut’s celebration concludes on high note As part of the two daylong celebrations marking the birth anniversary of Kazi Nazrul Islam, artistes of Chhayanaut paid their homage to the National poet on the concluding day (May 26) of the programme at the main auditorium of Chhayanaut. Chhayanaut artistes welcomed the packed audience with the rendition ... Read more

Indo-Bangla Nazrul celebrations end

The two-day Nazrul celebration programme jointly organised by Bangladesh and India marking the 113th birth anniversary of the National Poet of Bangladesh Kazi Nazrul Islam, ended on Saturday at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Leading artistes from India and Bangladesh performed at the programme that also marks the 90th

Leading artistes move audience at Shilpakala

Indo-Bangla Joint Nazrul Celebration Leading artistes move audience at Shilpakala A houseful audience at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy enjoyed the performances of leading Indian and local artistes, on Friday evening, organised as part of the two-day Indo-Bangla Nazrul celebration, marking the 113th birth anniversary of the National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. The ... Read more

NSSP organises 2-day Nazrul anniv programme

Nazrul Sangeet Shilpee Parishad’s two-day Nazrul’s 113th birth anniversary celebration began on Saturday morning at the Central Public Library. This is for the fourth consecutive time that the organisation arranged programme to celebrate Nazrul anniversary. The event was inaugurated by seasoned ‘Nazrul Sangeet’ artist Sohrab Hossain. General secretary of

Nazrul Mela attracts huge crowd

A colourful daylong Nazrul fair, organised by Channel-i, in celebrating the 113rd birth anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam drew huge crowd at the Channel-i premises in the capital on Friday. Veteran Nazrul singers Feroza Begum, Sohrab Hossain, Sudhin Das, and Nazrul researcher Professor Rafiqul Islam inaugurated the event. The fair was vibrant with

Nazrul’s tryst with Bengali theatre

Celebrating 113th Birth Anniversary of the National Poet Nazrul’s tryst with Bengali theatre Draped in his favourite ‘gerua’ khaddar panjabi, a bright yellow silk turban wrapped around his head and a row of beads around his neck, Nazrul was often seen frequenting the theatre where he was constantly sought-after by the directors. Apart from writing ... Read more

Nazrul on the global stage

In conversation with Professor Rafiqul Islam Kazi Nazrul Islam’s poetry inculcates the triumph of humanity, while his music soothes the senses with its embrace of eternal love. Eminent Nazrul exponent, researcher and chairman of the Nazrul Institute Trustee Board, Professor Rafiqul Islam, talks about Nazrul on the international level, and the relevance of his literature ... Read more