“ Feroza Begum Commemorative Gold Medal -2017”- Prominent music artist Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya received the award. -Reza Khan


Eminent RabindraSangeet artiste and chairperson of the Department of Dance at University of Dhaka (DU) Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya, who has earned international fame and acclaim through her rendition of Tagore songs for decades, is all set to receive the “ Feroza Begum Memorial Gold Medal -2017.”

To pay tribute to the legendary singer Feroza Begum, Dhaka University launched a musical award last year named after her. Celebrated singer Sabina Yasmin received the maiden “ Feroza Begum Commemorative Gold Medal  and award”. On behalf of Dhaka University Department of Music, Vice Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique will give away the award. Marketing the 91st birthday (July 28) of Feroza Begum, the award giving ceremonyheld at 3pm on July27 at NababNawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of Dhaka University.

Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique will grace the occasion as chief guest while Dr. Abu Md. Delwar Hossain, dean, Faculty of Arts, DU will be presented as special guest. Feroza Begum Commemorative Gold Medal trust fund sponsor and chairperson Of ACI foundation M. AnisUdDowla will be deliver welcome address.

Dr. Mohsina Akhter Khanam, chairperson of music department, DU will deliver vote of thanks while Professor Dr. Mohammad Kamal Uddin, Treasure, DU, will preside over the programme. A cultural programme will follow.


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