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Bangla Music Festival: Children’s Session

Bangla Music Festival poplar union saudha Indian folk culture arts
Bangla Music Festival poplar union saudha Indian folk culture arts

As part of the Bangla Music Festival, talented young singers from Bengali diaspora of local schools and colleges will take to the stage for this celebration of Bangla music.

About Bangla Music Festival

This unique three-month long festival – returning to London for the fifth year – showcases the splendour of Bangla Music and its spectacular latitude through mind blowing performances from a variety of musicians.

The festival 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.

The festival is supported by London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Keats House, Rich Mix, Poplar Union.

The Show

This session of the festival showcases a fascinating presentation of Bangla music researched, performed and anchored by the young talented Bengali diaspora in London who are successfully carrying on the legacy of this great form of world music forward.

About Saudha

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 offering 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 together profoundly relevant art forms.

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Praise for Bangla Music Festival

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