Kolkata September 27, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / Penning Creations) The Mitali Padatik Talent search contest on Rabindra Sangeet - "কণিকা স্মরণে রবীন্দ্র সংগীতে নুতন প্রতিভার সন্ধান" - commenced on the 26th of September. The first preliminary round of this competition was held in the Satyajit Ray Auditorium at the Rabindranath Tagore Centre, ICCR in Kolkata. It will now have a second preliminary and a final round followed by a celebration event that will mark an end to this unique show.
Washington Bangla Radio is proud to be associated with the innovative
initiative to identify and encourage young Rabindrasangeet singers.
This contest is being held to celebrate the 88th Birth Anniversary of Kanika Bandhopadhyay, a renowned singer of Rabindra Sangeet. In her memory, this contest is organized by Mitali, an Indo Bangladesh Cultural Society and Padatik of Bangladesh. Working for a long period of time both these societies aims to promote exchange of culture and tradition between the countries and establish harmony between them.