An Evening of Rabindra Sangeet’ was organized at Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditiorim of Bangladesh National Museum in the capital on Saturday.
Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) and the High Commission of India in Dhaka jointly organized the programme.
Shemonty Monjari, a young Rabindra Sangeet artist, was the lone performer at the event.
Shemonty, encouraged by her parents, stepped into the musical journey at the age of four.
Having been brought up in a family where music was the priority, Shemonty was blessed by very talented personalities like Wahidul Haque, Sanjida Khatun and Mita Huq. Later, she started her training in Chhayanaut Sangeet Vidyayatan at the age of ten. There she completed her eight-year course in Rabindra Sangeet. At the age of eighteen, Shemonty took part in the national competition organized by Jayito Rabindra Sangeet Sammilon Parishad where she grabbed first position.
Shemonty has also been working at Chhayanaut Sangeetvidyayatan since 2012 as a teacher of Rabindra Sangeet. Her first solo album named ‘Rangiye Diye Jao’ was released in 2014 under the banner of Bengal Foundation.
Shemonty has completed Masters in Cultural and Critical Studies from University of Westminster, UK and currently is a professional in the academic field teaching in University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.