Guwahati, Thursday, October 27, 2011
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Bangla, South African artistes to perform in city

 GUWAHATI, Oct 26 – The Indian Council for Cultural Relations is organising a jugalbandi dance performance by three eminent artistes of Bangladesh and Kathak nritya, a duet performance, from South Africa on October 28 at 5.30 pm at ICC auditorium, Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, Panjabari, here. The group has been invited to participate in the International Dance Festival being organised by ICCR in New Delhi, Guwahati and Kolkata, a press release stated.

Further, an exhibition of contemporary art of Bangladesh titled “Rhythm of Colours” will be organised by Indian Council for Cultural Relations in collaboration with Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka and Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra Society, Guwahati from October 30 at Art Gallery of Lalit Kala Bhawan, Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra here.

The exhibition will be inaugurated by Pranati Phukan, Minister, Cultural Affairs, Assam on October 30 at 5 pm. Mahbub Hassan Saleh, Deputy High Commissioner, High Commission of Bangladesh in New Delhi will be present as special guest at the inaugural ceremony.

Altogether, 30 artworks of ten eminent artists of Bangladesh will also be featured in this exhibition. On this occasion of five day long art camp participated by 10 artists of Bangladesh and 17 artists of Assam will be organized in Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, Panjabari, here from 10 am to 8 pm from October 31 to November 4.

Folk and Modern Dance of Bangladesh: Further, the ICCR in collaboration with Directorate of Cultural Affairs, Assam is organising a folk and modern dance of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on November 2 at 5.30 pm at Rabindra Bhawan, here. The group would be performing ten different style of dances, the release added.

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