Tag Archives: Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore’s 79th death anniversary today

Rabindranath Tagore

MNA Feature Desk: Thursday marks the 79th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, the first non-European and Bengali poet to win the Nobel Prize for literature. Different socio-cultural organisations used to chalk out elaborate programmes to observe the day in a befitting manner as a tradition in both Bangladesh and India. However, this year the day is being observed with limited programmes due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation, reports UNB. According to the Gregorian calendar, Tagore died at the age of 80 on August 7 in 1941, but his death anniversary is traditionally observed on 22th Srabon according to the ...

Read More »

Remembering Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore

MNA Feature Desk: The birth anniversary of the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore is being celebrated today. Commonly known as Gurudev, Tagore was a prolific composer with 2,230 songs to his credit. His songs are known as Rabindra Sangeet. Tagore was a born poet and he penned his first poetry when he was mere eight years old. At sixteen, Tagore released his first substantial poems under the pseudonym Bhanusimha. He slowly graduated to his first short stories and dramas as he took significant step towards becoming an epitome of Indian literature. Tagore’s work, mainly in Bengali, denounced the British Raj and ...

Read More »

Basant Utsav in Shantiniketan

Basant Utsav

MNA Feature Desk: The famous Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore introduced Basant Utsav or Spring festival in Shantiniketan, Birbhum to recreate the magic of the joyous festival Holi. It is now an integral part of Bengali culture. Rabindranath Tagore was the founder of the Vishwabharati University in Shantiniketan, a serene and tranquil town in the Birbhum district of West Bengal. On the occasion of Basant Utsav in Shantiniketan, Birbhum, the students of this university clad themselves in yellow colored clothes. The sight of all these youngsters adorned in such bright colored dresses is indeed beautiful. They entertain you with some spectacular ...

Read More »

76th death anniversary of Rabindranath

Rabindranath

MNA Feature Desk: The 76th death anniversary of the Bard of Bengal Rabindranath Tagore is being observed on Sunday with due respect. Different organizations have chalked out elaborate programmes while various television channels are airing many productions based on Rabindranath Tagore’s works. A tribute ceremony featuring a special lecture programme and a cultural event will be held in the Bangla Academy’s Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad auditorium on this day. President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have issued separate messages on this occasion. Channel I, a private satellite TV, is airing a set of programmes all along the day ...

Read More »

Rabindranath’s 156th birth anniversary being observed

anniversary

MNA Feature Desk: The 156th birth anniversary of Biswakobi Rabindranath Tagore is being observed across the country today, the 25 Baishakh of the Bangla Calendar. Tagore, who enriched the Bangla language and literature with his astounding talent and merit, was born on May 7, 1861. Different socio-cultural organizations are observing the day with elaborate programmes. President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have issued separate messages on this occasion. This year, the theme of Tagore’s birth anniversary is ‘Religion of Humankind: Rabindranath and Contemporary Perceptiveness’. A colorful event will be held at the Devendra Mancha of Katcharibari in Patisar ...

Read More »
Scroll Up