SUCHITRA SWARANE: Commemorating the 90th Birth Anniversary of Suchitra Mitra
egends are born not made! Keeping the legacy intact and taking Rabindra Sangeet and the Gharana forward are the students of Rabitirtho and Legendary Singer Suchitra Mitra. As this year marks the 90th Birth Anniversary of Rabindra Sangeet Singer, Suchitra Mitra, the organization plans to commemorate the auspicious occasion by organizing a very unique festival in her memory.
Little Birdie found out the event details at a recently held press conference in the presence of Pranati Tagore, Srikanto Acharya among others. The contemporary festival will see many budding artists paying their tributes to the Veteran Singer. Dipped in culture and with strong roots, SUCHITRA SWARANE, is all set to take us through a once in a lifetime experience.
The Festival commences upon September 8th, 2014 and will continue up till September 10th. The three day festival has a very interesting lineup. On day One, the inauguration will be followed by a cultural performance by Rabitirtho Praktoni. On 9th September, there will be an exclusive photographic exhibition upon Suchitra Mitra’s life,and then there will be the Suchitra Memorial Lecture and then a screening of a documentary by Saregama. On the third and final day, the photography exhibition continues, and there will be cultural program by emerging Rabindra Sangeet artists of Kolkata. Also there will be a special performance by eminent artists like Srikanto Acharya, Pramita Mullick, Lopamudra Mitra and Agniva Bandhopadhyay.
The event will be held at Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) from 8th September onwards.
Pictures by: Rajat Mitra