Date with Calcutta artistes

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By OUR CORRESPONDENT
  • Published 6.03.10
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Ranchi, March 5: A galaxy of artistes from Santiniketan and Calcutta will perform at the three-day Bangla Sanskriti Mela at Jaipal Singh Stadium, Ranchi, from April 9 to 11.

This is the 11th year that the Bengalis’ Association, Ranchi chapter, is hosting the mela here. But this time, the venue has been shifted from Circular Road to Jaipal Singh Stadium on Kutchery Road, Supriyo Bhattacharya, convener of the association said.

A number of events have been lined up — Rabindra Sangeet, Nazrul Geet, modern songs, folk songs, a one-act play, conch shell blowing competition, sit-and-draw, fancy dress and other competitions.

Those who have confirmed their participation are Srikanto Acharya, Arindam Ganguly, Priyam and Ritapa Mukherjee, Sujoy Bhowmick, Jagarnath Bose and Urmimala Bose. Mahua Mukherjee will perform gauriyo nritya at the mela on April 9.