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‘Joy Bangla Concert’ on historic March 7

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:50 PM, 6 March 2019   Updated: 01:46 PM, 7 March 2019

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The long-cherished annual “Joy Bangla Concert” is set to take place at the Bangladesh Army Stadium in Dhaka on Thursday afternoon with a view to rekindling the historic March 7 speech by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Under the supervision of the Center for Research and Information (CRI), Young Bangla, one of the leading youth networks of Bangladesh, every year hosts the mega event to revive Liberation War spirit among youths.

At the concert, leading musical bands to perform one song each from the list of patriotic songs played from the Shadhin Bangla Betar Kendra during the liberation war.

“The Young Bangla has been organizing the concert every year since 2015. The celebration has now become more significant as the UNESCO has recognized the landmark speech of Bangabandhu as a world documentary heritage on October 30, 2017,” CRI Associate Coordinator Engineer Tonmoy Ahmed told BSS today.

He said leading bands Artcell, Chirkutt, Lalon, Arbovirus, Shunno, Nemesis, Cryptic Fate and Bay of Bengal will perform in the concert to mesmerize the fans with rock music.

The entry to the mega event at the Army Stadium is totally free this year as the spectators’ just need to complete registration, Ahmed added.

He said a large number of fans especially youths have already registered to join the concert this year which is going to be one of the best one of its

In last three years, around 60,000 youths, altogether, enjoyed the concert at the venue while 90,000 watched on live-streaming on different social media sites and various organizations’ websites and millions viewed on prominent TV

Hundreds of youths imbued with Liberation War spirit will gather at the stadium to recall the day and celebrate independence with the Bangla rock music.