CHATTOGRAM, May 8, 2018 (BSS) – The 156th birth anniversary of the Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore was celebrated today here in a befitting manner. Different socio-cultural organisations and educational institutions organised discussions and cultural functions marking the day. The main programme was held at the slope of the picturesque DC Hill where Sammilito Panchishe Baishakh Udjapon Parishad staged a number of cultural functions.
Presentation of dances in different styles, recitation from Tagore’s poems and singing of Tagore songs by the various cultural organisations enthralled the huge audience who gathered there with their near and dear ones in the late afternoon to enjoy the port city’s main event on this occasion.
Group and solo presentation of the Tagore songs by the young singers was the main attraction of the programme at DC Hill.
Besides, Theatre Institute Chattogram, Robisdro Shilphi Sangstha, Roktokorobi, and Kwenon, among other cultural organisations, also celebrated the day through day-long programmes.