A tribute to Legendary Kavi Guru Rabindernath Tagore on his 80th Death Anniversary
August 7th, 2021
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Chandigarh.7th August, 2021: Chandigarh Administration opened Tagore Theatre for various performances today by paying a rich tribute to the great Playwright and poet Guru Rabindernath Tagore on his 80th death anniversary. Department of Cultural Affairs in collaboration with Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademi presented a programme titled “GEETANJALI” at Tagore Theatre, Chandigarh.
The event was presented celebrating India’s 75th Independence Day celebrations. Director, Cultural Affairs, UT Sh. Sorabh Arora, PCS, being the chief guest of the evening, inaugurated the function along with the new team of Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademi (CSNA) – Sh. Atul Sharma, Chairman, Sh. Balkar Sidhu, Vice-Chairman & Sh. Jit Singh, Secretary of CSNA. Punita Bawa gracefully anchored the show.
At the outset Rabindra Sangeet was ably interpreted by eminent artiste Pt. Subhash Ghosh in various ragas playing Nav Swar Ragini for the compositions by Rabindranath Tagore. Famous singer Amrita Gangoli sang various compositions while Avirbhav played Tabla, Bharat played flute, Shiv Sameer played cajon & Arjit Singh played keyboard. A story titled Jeevit Aur Mrit by Guru Rabindranath Tagore was brilliantly narrated by Dr. Navdeep Kaur and Teekam Joshi.