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Bengali Recitation - Bratati Bandopadhyay, Prithwiraj Choudhury of Poems written by Prithwiraj Choudhury - Bangla Kobita Abritti

Bangla Kobita - Prithwiraj ChoudhuryWashington Bangla Radio presents Bangla poetry recitation by acclaimed elocutionist Bratati Banerjee and  poet Prithwiraj Choudhury of poems by Prithwiraj Choudhury. Listen online to Bengali recitation on-demand. These recordings are also being broadcast on WBRi Live Kolkata Online radio.

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A SHANTI – a peace program in Kolkata by ALSOC directed by Sounak Chattopadhyay | WBRi Exclusive Video & Audio event coverage

Raima Sen & Dhritiman Chatterjee - Ashanti Kolkata ShowWBRi Washington Bangla Radio Exclusive online event coverage:

26/11 was the 1st anniversary of pathetic Mumbai Blast. ALSOC, Alumni association of St. Xavier’s Kolkata, presented “A SHANTI – a peace program” to remember that incident at their premises at 6 P.M. giving the message for peace to the World. Subhomoy Mukherjee'sexclusive WBRi coverage of the event - watch video and listen to audio from AShanti.

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan (Sarod), Subhankar Banerjee (Tabla) - North Indian Hindustani Classical Live Concert, Kolkata, Nov 21 2009

North Indian Hindustani Classocal Instrumental - Ustad Amjad Ali Khan - Sarod - Live Performance
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan (Sarod), Subhankar Banerjee (Tabla), Chaiti Halder (Tanpura)
11/21/2009, Kolkata

On 21st November, 2009 evening , the West Bengal Motion Picture Artists Forum in association with Basanti Bidyabithi opened a portal on Tollywood, The Bengal Film Industry at Science City Auditorium, Kolkata in the graceful presence of eminent actors Soumitro Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Lili Chakraborty, Haradhan Banerjee and Ranjit Mullick.

After the opening of the portal, the program continued with Sarod Recital by Ustad Amzad Ali Khan. Tabla Maestro Subhankar Banerjee accompanied him along with Chaiti Halder on the Tanpura.

Read about this wonderful Kolkata program and listen to Ustad Amjad Ali Khan playing north Indian classical instrumental Sarod.

WBRi exclusive report by Subhomoy Mukherjee, Washington Bangla Radio, Kolkata

Nilratan Kanjilal - Bengali Folk and Baul Songs

Nilratan Kanjilal - Bengali Baul Songs SingerA pretty village in the district of Faridpur in the undivided Bengal (Now in Bangladesh), NILRATAN KANJILAL was born there on 1st March 1944. He is the eldest son of Late Satish Chandra and Kaushalya who both were in born folk singer. They both used to sing village songs in almost all of their daily sphere of working life. Thus Sri Kanjilal got an inherited sense of music. His grand mother could present mythological stories in an impressive manner through instantly creation lyrics. The grand mother thus made an influence directly to her grand son since childhood towards music.

Listen to Nilratan Kanjilal's Bengali classic folk songs online.

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Bengali Poem Recitation from Sukanya Dutta - Actress Composer Lyricist Poetess Painter Photographer - a Versatile Artist

Sukanya Dutta

Sukanya Dutta is a versatile artist from India’s cultural capital, Kolkata. She is primarily a vocal and screen artist having quite a few music albums, live performances, television serials and films to her credit. She is an artist dedicated to creativity in different aspects of fine arts.

Listen to Sukanya's Recitation of her own Bangla Kobita :
Bhalobasar Katha
Gajoner Mela
Jodi Nite Chao

Submit your recitation for airing on WBRi global live Radio Channel.

Moumita Mitra - Among the Finest of Contemporary Young Indian Classical Hindustani Vocal Singers

Moumita MitraMoumita Mitra is an outstanding contemporary Indian Classical vocalist. Listen to her superlative voice and mastery of Hindustani Classical vocal performance. Pundit Jasraj once commented "The girl(Moumita Mitra) who sang on stage just now, if she gets the right  opportunity, she will sing all over the country sooner or later. She has a flawless voice."

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DJ VRaj - Antimateria | Fascinating Indian Hindu Bengali Kirtan Bhajan Chanting - Remix Songs (Electronica)

Antimateria (Antimatter in english) is an album of remixes of various samples taken from Hare Krishna devotional music. Most of the tracks were produced and recorded in Lima, Peru, (hence the spanish title) while the rest were completed in Brisbane, Australia.

Listen to the album online.

Bengali Poems by Jibanananda Das and Shakti Chattopadhyay - Recitation by Suddha Satya Ghosh

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Bangla Kobita Abritti (Bengali Poem Recitation) by Suddha Satya Ghosh:

  • Aat Bochor Aagey Ek Din (A Day, Eight Years Ago) by Kobi Jibanananda Das
  • Bodh (Realization) by Kabi Jibonanando Das
  • Abani Bari Acho (Are You Home, Abani ? ) by Shakti Chattopadhay

Listen to the recitation recordings online. These are also being aired on our Radio channel.

Submit your recitation recordings for live broadcast on WBRi.

Michael Madhusudan Dutt - Meghnadh Badh Kabya | Bengali Poetry Recitation

Michael Madhusudan Datta

The tragic epic Meghnadh Badh Kabya (মেঘনাদবধ কাব্য) is the most famous work of Michael Madhusudan Dutta (মাইকেল মধুসূদন দত্ত) (1824-1873) - one of the greatest Bengali poets, a pioneer in Bangla drama and sonnets. Listen to recitation of the Bangla kobita by Suddha Satya Ghosh.

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Empty Spaces - Kolkata Art Rock Band and their debut album Jibon Britto

Empty Spaces - Kolkata Bangla Band

Empty Spaces is a Kolkata Bangla Band, specifically an "Indian Art Rock Band", founded in 2005 by a group of graduate school students. In addition to Bengali rock music, the band has to its credit original English and Hindi compositions as well. Empty Spaces members actively try out alternative / experimental ideas with often impressive results, as you will hear in their music from their debut album "Jibon Britto" on this page.

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