Nautanki Theatre
Nautanki Theatre

Tagore's 150th Birth Day Celebration, Sydney, Australia - 21st April 2012

The two days celebration started with Tagore's play Bisarjan. The English translation done by Dr. Sudipto Chatterjee an academic from U.K. was presented with little inclusion of Hindi and Original Bangla dialogue to experiment a multi-lingual yet predominantly an English play. The play was directed by Joyraj Bhattacharjee at the Tom Mann Theatre in Surry Hills on the 21st April 2012. The second day celebration was on the 5th of May at the Lennox Theatre in Parramatta Riverside premises. A documentary made by Satyajit Ray on Tagore followed by Songs offering of Laisa Ahmed Lisa from Bangladesh have been thoroughly enjoyed by the full house audience. The event was supported by Ministry of Culture, Govt of India and encouraged by the High Commissioner of Bangladesh, Canberra who himself was present on the concluding day along with Lord Mayor of Parramatta, Local Member of Parliament and Consular of India.