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The end of the international photography exhibition Chobi Mela leads onto a two day Dhaka World Music festival – 4th and 5th February, 2011.

TIME : Friday 4th 3:pm – 11PM
Saturday 5th 3pm-11pm
Sultana Kamal Mohila Krira Complex. Dhanmondi

The first-ever Dhaka World Music Fest’ – February 4 – 5, 2011, brings the eclectic grooves and hypnotic rhythms of Cuban-funk, Afro-beat, Baul, Reggae, Pala and Bangla-Latin fusion to your ears like never before.

The 2-day musical extravaganza features a plethora of world-class musicians from home and abroad. The month of February is eternal in the heart of each and every Bengali people and celebrating this auspicious month through the Universal language of music goes far beyond our geographic periphery since 21st February is celebrated as ‘International Mother Language Day’ across the world.

The Dhaka World Music Fest promises to be Dhaka’s official yearly international music hotspot, ushering in its new era as World Music hub. This will be the ultimate international musicfest experience to captivate all music-lovers.

The Bands

Dele Sosimi Band – legendary Afro beat band from one of the originators of the Nigerian genre

Shahjahan Munshi – Master musician who brings the blues to baul

Motimba – fiery Cuban funk

Lalon band – Bangla folk rock fusion at its best

Rob Fakir – hypnotic contemporary Baul

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One Response to DHAKA WORLD MUSIC FEST’ 2011

  1. elshan says:

    Dear sir / Madam,

    I am very pleased to introduce myself as Iranian musician, who is working in the field of Iranian traditional music,
    I would be much appreciated if you would like to have a concert on the festival for intruding the Iranian traditional music.

    Enclosed please find my CV and as you might notice in my CV, I have presided exactly the same experience in 20 sensitive years , if you are interested regarding my project I would send my work sample to your address.
    In case you needed any further information pleasant me, thought the following contacts.

    Thanking you in advance or your positive consideration. I am looking forward to hearing from you.

    With the best regards,
    Elshan Ghasimi
    Address: No.5, third eastern Alley,24 meteri BLV., Kaaj square, Saadat abad str., Tehran, Iran
    Tel: +98-21- 22 37 61 93
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    Email: elshan_tar@yahoo.com

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