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3rd day of Bengal Classical Music Fest 2017

News Desk
Published on : 28 December 2017, 01:20 PM
3rd day of Bengal Classical Music Fest 2017


Today is the third day of the sixth edition of Bengal Classical Music Festival. The five-day festival has started on 26th December at the Abahani grounds of Dhanmondi, Dhaka. World-renowned classical musicians and artists are performing in the fest.

Like other days, tonight’s program will begin at 7pm in the evening and continue till 5am in the morning.

Two Bangladeshi performances will be staged today. A khayal will be performed by 18 students of Gov’t Music College of Dhaka and then Gazi Abdul Hakim will mesmerize the audience with flute.


Different segments of the third-day program are as follows:

  • Sitar by Bengal Parampara
  • Ghatam &Kanjeera by VidwanVikkuVinayakram&SelvaganeshVinayakram
  • Khayal by GovtMusic College
  • Sarod by Abir Hossain
  • Flute by Gazi Abdul Hakim
  • Dhrupad by PanditUdayBhawalkar
  • Violin by Vidushi Kala Ramnath
  • Khayal by PanditAjoyChakrabarty


The attendees should keep in mind while going to the fest:

An important thing to note down is that this year the festival management authorities have not arranged for buses to drop down festival attendees in the early morning.

The pass (containing the barcode) must be presented every time when entering the venue during the 5 (five) day event. The pass cannot be printed at the venue.

Gates will be closed at 12 am. However, organizers may close the gate earlier if they see fit.

Children below the age of 12 are requested not to be brought in the fest.

Men are not allowed to take anything except a mobile phone, wallet and keys.

Women are not allowed to take purse larger than 8 inches by 4 inches.

No food or drink/water may be brought in from outside. Only water is available free of charge.

Cameras, tobacco, tobacco-related products, firearms, sharp objects, inflammable material, bottles, whistles and/or any sounding object, cans or similar objects will not be allowed to be taken into the venue.

Seats are limited and are on a first come, first served basis. The organizers reserve the right to change the seating arrangement. No seats can be reserved for anyone by keeping bags, shawls or other items.

Parking of personal vehicles is arranged at Government Physical Education College at Mohammadpur.