Tuesday, July 16, 2024

The spiritual aspect of Tagore

“Rabindra Abhivyakti” staged Many years after his death, Rabindranath Tagore’s works are still being explored. A recent production “Rabindra Abhivyakti” used the idiom of music and dance to focus on the less-known spiritual philosophy of the bard. Explains Odissi exponent, “yogi” and “spiritualist” Reela Hota, who conceptualised the presentation along with her mother Bijoylaxmi Hota,

A journey to ‘Shilaidah Kuthibari’

Programme marking 151st birth anniversary of Tagore Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore’s idyllic ‘Shilaidah Kuthibari’ (mansion) inspired some of the bard’s most famous literary works, including poetry, prose, novels and music. Rabindranath Tagore first came to Shilaidah along with his elder brother Jyotirindranath, in 1876, when he was 15-years-old. Though the brothers came to settle ... Read more

150th birth anniversary of Tagore today

The 150th anniversary of the birth of Rabindranath Tagore, who reshaped the Bangla literature in the late 19th and the early 20th century, will be observed in Bangladesh and some other places today. Tagore, who became Asia’s first Nobel laureate when he won the 1913 Nobel prize in literature, was a poet, playwright, novelist, educationist, ... Read more

Tagore’s 150th birthday celebrations opens today

Bangladesh opens its two-day programme on Friday in the city as part of the first India-Bangladesh joint celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of poet Rabindranath Tagore, the first Asian Nobel prize winner in literature. And in New Delhi, the ceremony of the year-long commemoration will be inaugurated Saturday.     Indian Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari ... Read more

Rabindranath: The Contemporary Forever!

By Aly Zaker It was in August of 1971. I was on an official mission of the Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra, escorting some foreign dignitaries to the refugee camp in the Salt Lake area ofCalcutta. After my official duty was over as I was getting ready to leave, I heard that the Mukti Shangrami’ Shilpi ... Read more

Jokhon Bhanglo Milon Mela Hadi’s tribute to Tagore

On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, veteran singer Syed Abdul Hadi is bringing out an album of Tagore songs. The album will be launched tomorrow (7 May) through a programme at the seminar hall of Central Public Library. Titled Jokhon Bhanglo Milon Mela, this is the first album of Hadi ... Read more

Chhayanaut’s Yearlong Celebration of Tagore’s 150th Birth Anniversary Reaches 6th Phase

With the staging of “Daakghar” at the Chhayanaut Auditorium by the students of Nalanda [Chhayanaut’s school], the sixth phase of the yearlong celebration of Rabindranath Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary began on March 3. The four-day event, featuring theatre and film adaptations of Tagore’s works, is being held at Chhayanaut Shangskriti Bhaban and National Theatre Hall ... Read more

Exhibition Of Tagore Reproductions At Chhayanaut

KG Subramanian speaks on Rabindranath’s Artwork As part of Chhayanaut’s yearlong programmes to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary [May 8, this year] of Rabindranath Tagore, an eight-day exhibition featuring reproductions of the Nobel laureate poet’s artworks is on at Chhayanaut Shangskriti Bhaban in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. Renowned Indian artist and art teacher KG Subramanian inaugurated the ... Read more