â€˜Bijoy Mela 2019â€™ on Channel i premises
Sheikh Arif Bulbon :
arking the 49th Victory Day, a daylong event titled â€˜Bijoy Mela 2019â€™ was held on the Channel i premises in the capital on December 16. Jointly organised by Channel i and GrameenPhone, the event was powered by IFIC Bank Ltd.
With the slogan titled Ami Bangladesh, the day-long fair was inaugurated in the morning with releasing balloons in the presence of eminent singers Azad Rahman, Timir Nandi, Kader Kibria, Fakir Alamgir, Shaheen Samad, member of Swadhin Bangla Football Team Saidur Rahman Patel, gallantry award-winning freedom fighters, Managing Director of Channel i Faridur Reza Sagor, GrameenPhone's Head of Operations Mohammad Sajjad Hasib, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of IFIC Bank Ltd Shah Alam Sarwar, representatives of civil society, veterans cultural personalities and others.
Led by eminent Rabindra Sangeet exponent Rezwana Choudhury Bannya, artistes of Surer Dhara presented a chorus rendition during the cultural segment of the event. Child artists participated in a painting session based on the theme of the Liberation War.
Moreover, various stalls at the fair were decorated with books, documents, photographs, films, diary of the Liberation War.
In the cultural segment, singer Rafiqul Alam, Fakir Alamgir, Kiron Chandra Roy, Shaheen Samad rendered songs, while artistes of Sur Bihar led by Anima Roy presented chorus Amra Sobai Raja, and artistes of Sera Nachiye, Junior Aid School, and others performed dances. The fair also featured mime show and exhibition. n