GUWAHATI, July 13 - A full-length workshop and discussion on the songs of Kalaguru Bishnu Rabha and his other creative pursuits will be held at the Gauhati Commerce College (GCC) from July 24 to 29.
An annual event, the workshop is being organised by the Jyoti-Bishnu Sanskritik Manch in association with the GLP Social Circle and the GCC.
To let the younger generation understand and appreciate the works of the Kalaguru in the right way, a number of Rabha Sangeet experts from different parts of the State will impart training on a number of Bishnu Rabha’s songs at the workshop. Apart from the methodic training of the songs, a good number of researchers and intellectuals will deliberate on several creative aspects of the Kalaguru. In keeping with the subject matter of the workshop, essay competitions will also be organised in two segments.
Some of the prominent names associated with this edition of the workshop include, Dr Anima Chowdhury, Ramen Chowdhury, Pulak Banerjee, Dr Sangeeta Kakoti, Loknath Goswami, Swapnanil Barua, Prithviraj Rabha, Hemraj Rabha, Dr Aparna Bujarbarua, Mrinalkanti Medhi, Babul Das and Dr Homeswar Kalita. Lyricist and musician Ranjan Kumar Bhattacharyya will be the chief trainer at the workshop.