“Anyamela” is one of the oldest and the best Bengali cultural organizations here in Toronto. They have been working towards the betterment of our Bangladeshi cultural practices since its beginning.
In order to keep the continuity of its mission, every month they organize an event highlighting one cultural figure, whose contribution is very important to motivate the new generation. Usually the name is the event is “Shilpir Shathe Kichhukhon”.. or “some moments with the artist”.
This 25th January it was the 4th segment of their effort and the artist was the great Bangladeshi Rabindra singer Papia Sarwar.She was honoured with many compliments and the audience got to learn many unknown facts about her. Apart from her, the founder of “Anyamela “Sadie Mohammad, poet Mehrab Rahman, various other prominent personalities, BTV’s famous journalist Pachekh Ahmed, music artist Seetu Mir, dramatist Muhammad Habibullah, Nur Kazi and various cultural figures of Toronto spoke at the event.
The audience was enchanted by Papia’s songs.There was also poetry recitation of Sumi Rahman and Mehrab Rahman, dance performances by the students of Sukanya Natrangan, and Rabindra music from the famous artist Farhana.Toronto’s famous tabla artist Tanjir Alam Rajib ran his magic fingers with artists’ songs. The event was free to everyone and it was held at the centre of torontonian- Bengali’s favourite “Mizan Complex”. “Anyamela” for sure are doing an amazing job and because of their existence and activity the Bengali cultural is flourishing in a city thousands of miles away from Bangladesh.