Interviews, Features, Events, Bengali & Indian Performing Arts & Artist Reviews

Vulcan Events Sci-Fi Convention: Klingons Martok and Gowron To Invade Tampa With Several Celebrities

Tampa, FL, February 10, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) Klingons, Troopers, Pirates, and other celebrities join guests in a weekend-long sci-fi convention presented by Vulcan Events. Appearing in full Klingon makeup and costume, actor J.G. Hertzler (Klingon General Martok) and actor Robert O’Reilly (Klingon Chancellor Gowron) will be available for photo ops and signing autographs. Joining them is lead actor of Starship Troopers Casper Van Dien; science fiction novelist Peter David; from Pirates of the Caribbean, Lee Arenberg and Martin Klebba; Catwoman and former Miss America Lee Meriwether; and popular actor Steven Culp. Special effects makeup artist John Paladin will transform one lucky convention guest into a full fledge Klingon, with the proceeds going to charity—the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

"It is a full weekend of entertainment. If you arrive Friday night we will keep you engaged until Sunday night. Sleep is just an option. First timers love it; they are usually the ones who come in full costume next time."

Birangona - A Song for The Great Freedom Fighters of Bangladesh - Abeer Noyon, Ahsan Kamrul, Tanveer Alam Shawjeeb

Germantown, Maryland, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Bengali composer Ahsan Kamrul has written and composed the song  Birangona as an expression of an anguished soul for the atrocities caused to women of Bangladesh by the Pakistani Military and Bangladeshi Collaborators (Razakars) in the great Bangladesh Freedom War of 1971, and thereafter a national forgetfulness and sufferings caused by their own families and society to "The Great Freedom Fighters of the Country", "Birangona" - "The Birangona Freedom Fighters". The song is performed by singer Abeer Noyon with music arrangement by Tanveer Alam Shawjeeb.

It is time now, to voice for the "State Honour" of the "Birangona Freedom Fighters". It is time now, for the nation to voice and take the first step towards trying those criminals and honouring the sacrifice of women and men in our Great Freedom War, the process has begun already, which has been awaiting justice for close to four decades.

Listen free online to the full Bengali audio song Birangona and watch the music video via Washington Bangla Radio.

Sanchalika Acharyya - Bengali Poem Recitation (Bangla Kobita Abritti)

Sanchalika Acharya - Bengali Poem Recitation - BANGLA KOBITA ABRITTIGermantown, Maryland, Feb 10, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Sanchalika Acharyya has performed more than 70 stage shows of dance, recitation and sruti natok (Bengali audio drama). She counts Kathak dancing, Recitation and Gardening among her varied interests. Sanchalika is a District-level champion in recitation for three consecutive years, 1996, 1997 and 1998, at the Chatra Yuva Utsav.

Listen to Bangla Kobita Abritti by Sanchalika.

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Sayantani Das recites Bengali poems by Tagore, Joy Goswami and Kabita Singha

Sayantani Das

Listen to online Bengali Recitation broadcast by Sayantani Das on WBRi Kolkata Bangla Online Radio. The recitations are poems written by Tagore, Joy Goswami & Kabita Singha. 

1.    Janmantar by Rabindranath Tagore
2.    Africa by Rabindranath Tagore
3.    Sadharon Meye by Rabindranath Tagore
4.    Mone Pora by Rabindranath Tagore
5.    Meghbalikar Jonno Rupkatha by Joy Goswami
6.    Ami sei meyeti by Kabita Shingha

Submit your recitation / elocution recordings for airing on WBRi global broadcast. Use the Contact link for submissions.

Bon Jovi 2011 Summer European Tour Dates

Bon Jovi's 2011 dates come fresh off the heels of the band earning the top-grossing worldwide tour of 2010, according to both Billboard and Pollstar, an honour achieved for the second time in just three years. The band will perform concerts in the U.S., Canada and throughout Europe, presented by AEG Live.

Rod Stewart To Play Elland Road Stadium

London, UK, Feb 9, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Contactmusic) Rock 'n' Roll superstar Rod Stewart is set to play at Elland Road Stadium in June.

The Grammy winning hall of fame star will be strutting his stuff at the home of Leeds United this year as part of his European tour.

Rod, whose career has spanned over four decades and has sold in excess of 100m records worldwide, will take to the stage at Elland Road on Friday June 3 2011.

Interview - Actress Reshmi Ghosh - Heroine of Tollywood Kolkata Bengali Movie PA MA GA RE SA (2009)

Actress Reshmi Ghosh Picture Exclusive Reshmi Ghosh interview. Reshmi Ghosh is a popular Kolkata Bengali Movie (Tollywood), Hindi (Bollywood) and Television actress, and was crowned Miss India in 2002. Reshmi has the played the lead role of Paromita in the latest Bengali Cinema PaMaGaReSa.

Exclusive Interview | Subrata Dutta (Achin Pakhi, Rakta Charitra) Award Winning Indian Bollywood and Bengali Movie Actor

Actor Subrata Dutta (Subrat Dutt)Mar 25, 2010, by Subhomoy Mukheree, Washington Bangla Radio: Subrata Datta, known as Subrat Dutt in Mumbai, is a powerful award-winning character actor appearing in parallel, art-house as well as commercial films. Subrata talks to Washington Bangla Radio KOLKATA TUBE in an intimate and informal interview.

Watch Subrata Dutta talking about his fascinating experiences in Indian Cinema.