Lori Deschene had once said “Dear Music, Thanks for always clearing my head, healing my heart and lifting my spirits”. Music expresses that feeling which can’t be put into words. Bob Marley had once said “Without music, our Life would have been a mistake”. June 21 is celebrated worldwide as World Music Day. Also known as Fête de la Musique, this day is celebrated across more than 120 countries.
On the occasion of International Music Day, various singers associated with Bengali Music Industry proved that Music to them is not only a profession but an emotion to cherish. Below is how 5 noted Bengali singers observed World Music Day.
Playback singer Madhura Bhattacharya expressed enormous contentment having released a melifluos Mashup Music Video where she has teamed up with her husband singer Sourav Mukherjee. Madhura is a noted playback singer known for the melodious titles she has gifted to teleindustry. She has also left her mark in Tollywood Film Industry.
Zee Bangla Sa Re Ga Ma Pa fame Durnibar Saha celebrated International music day with simplicity that touched audience’s heart. He went live on Facebook and perfomed a song for his audience. Durnibar is an excellent vocalist with soulful voice. His simplicity and way of connecting to audience also deserves a praise.
Noted Singer Soumita Saha chose tagore Words to start her International Music Day wishes. She quoted “May I ask for a divine gift from you – That may I resurrect, your music being the cue as long as my eyes remain open”.
The young singer chose bi-lingual mode to deliver her message so that her audience from different parts of the country can read her message. Soumita compared International Music Day Celebration to the ritual of worshiping holy Ganges. Soumita is a versatile singer known for her contribution to Rabindrasangeet. She has been admired for amazing renditions of Tagore songs that bridged the gap between authentic arrangement and new age Music Arrangement. She also dedicated a music Video on the occasion of International Music Day.
Rabindrasangeet Exponent Sahana Bajpaie took her followers to lanes of nostalgia. Sahana posted a cute picture where a ballad singer (Kirtaniya ) was singing Kirtan and a little girl is watching from window. Sahana is Rabindrasangeet singer admired for her versatility. Her contribution to the field of Rabindrasangeet made her an youth icon. With that beautiful picture, Sahana wrote on her official page, “There is Music everyday and every where for those who are willing to listen”.
International Music Day is supposedly a day to express happiness, but life becomes unfair sometimes. Bengali Music’s noted rockstar Rupam Islam expressed grief through Tamal Kanti Haldar’s Song on death of an ardent fan. He also posted in his official page poster of his Live Show at Rajar Haat City Ceter II and also an poster of Tamak Kanti’s Album and words of appreciation for him.