India, Bangladesh celebrate hundred years of Bengali songsMarch 2nd, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, March 2 (IANS) Music lovers from Bangladesh and India celebrated the grand finale of a musical series “Shotoborsher Bangla Gaan” by presenting a bouquet of 33 songs including romantic, patriotic and modern numbers. Taking Bengali songs from 1905 to 2005, Bangladeshi singers performed songs of the century’s greats from Rabindranath Tagore and Qazi Nazrul Islam to latter day Salil Chowdhury and Manna Dey, at the musical soiree organised Friday by the HSBC Bank.
This was the finale of the series on a century of Bangla songs held over the past two years. About 1400 guests, including the cr