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World Music Day celebrated in Dhaka

World Music Day celebrated in Dhaka

The World Music Day celebrated in Dhaka through various programmes on Friday (Jun 21). Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy organized a day-long programme featuring procession, discussion and music show at its premises.

The inaugural ceremony of the programme was held at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid graced the occasion as chief guest.

Bangladesh Musicians Foundation, Shilpakala Academy children troupe, Bangladesh Shishu Academy, Dhaka Cultural Troupe, Government Music College, Dhaka University Music Department, Jagannath University Music Department, presented musical chorus while prominent singers of the country performed on the occasion, reports said.

Alongside, Alliance Française de Dhaka celebrate “Fête de la Musique 2019” which is globally known as ‘World Music Day’ with a series musical performance in its La Galerie.

The Fête de la Musique, initiated in 1982, is an annual music celebration that takes place on Jun 21.