Two-day online concert 'Music against Hunger' starts today
City Desk :
Bringing the joy of Eid-ul-Fitr to everyone amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, Resource Coordination Network Bangladesh (RCNB) will organize a two-day online concert and fund raiser titled 'Music against Hunger 2020' from today.
This event will provide viewers the opportunity to donate towards vulnerable and marginalized families in various parts of Bangladesh impacted by the current pandemic-imposed lockdowns, said a press release on Friday.
The event will also raise funds for Bangladeshi session musicians, whose livelihoods have been severely affected by Covid-19.
RCNB is a resource sharing network and currently engaged in targeted relief efforts and food delivery to vulnerable and underserved communities across Bangladesh amid the ongoing pandemic.
Four major singers of Bangladesh - Topu, Tahsan, Minar and Rafa will be performing live.
Music against Hunger 2020 is supported by Close Up and streaming partners for Music against Hunger 2020 are ABC Radio and Bioscope.
Public Health Foundation, Bangladesh as a registered Civil Society Organization will collect all the donations inside Bangladesh.
Dhroopad, an American tax-exempt charitable foundation based in Virginia will accept all the international concert donations.
All collected donations will later be distributed as targeted food relief in various parts of Bangladesh by RCNB's network of volunteers.
Choloshobai.com, a Bangladesh based crowd funding platform will act as the donation aggregator platform inside Bangladesh.
Rafa and Tahsan will perform today at 10pm Bangladesh time which will be 6pm London time and 12pm New York time.
Minar and Topu will perform on Sunday Bangladesh time at 10pm which will be 6pm London time and 12pm New York time.
Anyone can enjoy the concert through https://choloshobai.com/campaign/music-against-hunger/ and facebook.com/MusicAgainstHunger.