Make Music Day

2023 Listings: Wednesday, June 21st

Selima Ashraf, Nilofar Jahan, and Shafique Mia

The music of Bangladesh, also referred to as Bangladeshi music, comprises a long tradition of religious and secular songwriting over a period of almost a millennium. Composed with lyrics in the Bengali language, Bengali music spans a wide variety of styles. Classical, folk, contemporary and many others. Selima, Ashraf, and Shafique will be singing three different styles of songs. Contemporary music, Rabindra Sangeet and a folk song. Bangladesh has a wide variety of folk songs. A dhol will be accompanied by Shafique Mia. Dhol is a rhythm instrument. It is a very popular folk instrument.

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