By Momo Quazi
Toronto has enjoyed the very elegant cultural program “Swarnali Sandhya”, organized by Toronto Dhaka Cultural Network on 25th August at 190 Railside Road, Toronto. Very professionally organized this program started exactly at 7 pm and ended at 11pm as advertised. It has showcased the local performers of different age and performers who flew all the way from Dhaka to entertain the Bangladeshi audience in the city. Toronto’s new generation artists Moyukh, Apurbo and Rodia sang new and old Bangla songs very beautifully with their amazing voices. Chitrolekha Guho, a multi- talented performer amazed the audience with her beautiful songs as well as the fantastic comic role in the drama as the character “Aparna”.From Robindranath tagore to Durbin Shah to Lalon and Chittagong folk she moved everyone. Bengali poetry recitation by the living legend Suborna Mustafa was fabulous. Her choice of poetry moved everyone as Bangladeshi people as the poetry were dedicated to our history, culture and emotions. There was a short drama by Suborna Mustafa, Ahmed hossain and Chitrolekha Guho. The script was very relatable with both Bangladeshi and Non Resident Bangladeshi people and the acting was amazing. Bappa Majumder mesmerized the audience; the crowd sang along, danced and thoroughly enjoyed Bappa’s songs. The beautiful “Beats Of Bangladesh” was anchored by our very own Azanta Chowdhury and Sabina Bari Laki.Among the organizers there were Tulu Ashiquzzaman, Tina Nawshin Kibria, Sabita Somani, Bindu Farzana Chowdhury, Noyon Hafiz and many more. The hall was full of Bangladeshi people who came from different region of the greater Toronto and nearby areas. There were food stalls and shopping opportunity for the guests. The program was well organized and the guests were truly happy towards the end.