Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid, the country’s largest TV reality show, has outset for the fifth time with the promise of inspiring new the generation to practice and use more Bengali language and culture in their lifestyle.
Ispahani Mirzapore has been arranging this competition since 2017 with the slogan ‘Banglay Jago Bhorpur’.
However, the fourth annual event could not be completed even after starting in 2020 due to the Covid-19 situation. The Ispahani Tea Limited has decided to start the ‘Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid’ once again following the huge interest of children, teenagers, and parents across the country.
This year, registration for the contest began on December 21 and will continue till January 19 in 2023.
Vice Chancellor of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University Dr. Soumitra Shekhar; renowned writer Anisul Haque; and noted media personality Tropa Majumder have been announced as judges of the program.
On the occasion, a press conference was arranged at Channel-i in the capital on Wednesday. Directors of the Ispahani group Zahida Ispahani and Emaad Ispahani were present at the press conference.
Director General of Bangla Academy Poet Muhammad Nurul Huda was present as the chief guest with Channel-i Managing Director Faridur Reza Sagar in the chair. DGM of Ispahani Tea Limited H.M. Fazle Rabbi along with the other officials of Ispahani and Channel-I was also present.
It was said in the press conference that the Ispahani Mirzapore organises this competition to promote the practice and use of correct Bengali language, spelling, and grammar to the new generation. After proving competency in the Bengali language, spelling, correct pronunciation, and exact use of Bengali grammar, winners will be selected.
This year, the Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid is going to be organised on a larger scale. The size of the studio is getting bigger this year and new games and challenges will be added. It is notable that there were more than a hundred thousand registrations in Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid-2020, which made Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid the largest TV reality show in this country in terms of registration.
The main objective of this competition is to find out the best blend of personas who are skilled in the Bengali language, and spelling and uses other strata of Bengali grammar.
Participants will have to go through several different selection processes and only those with a deep interest in becoming modern-day language fighters are encouraged to register.
The first three winners will get Tk 10 lakh, three lakh, and two lakh respectively. Also, the first 10 winners will receive a laptop along with Bengali books and a bookshelf worth Tk 50,000 each.
Initially, students of classes 6 to 10 across the country will take part in the competition. The primary audition will take place in eight divisional cities and Cumilla. After primary selection, selected participants will be brought to Dhaka for the studio round and they will compete against each other on the rounds to prove their competency in the Bengali language.
Later, this contest will be telecasted on Channel-i. Final winners will be selected after 20 different episodes of exciting competitions. An experienced judges’ panel consisting of Bengali language and culture experts will be actively involved in the entire process.