Deepto TV organized a folk song festival, “Deepto Loko Gaaner Utsab 2019,” in their own building on July 02. The event began at 6pm and presented traditional mystic songs of Bangladeshi shadhus and hermits.
The event featured songs by Fakir Lalon, Baul Shah Abdul Karim, and UkilMunshi. The musical instruments used were all traditional Bangladeshi folk instrumentstoo, like the ektara, dotara, tabla and small handheld cymbals. The singers were folk artists who work to spread and popularize songs of the soil.
TutulBhero, Sattar Fakir, JohuraFokrani, HasibBaul, MuktarBaul and many other folk artists performed yesterday.
The program, recorded live with an audience, was emceed by Sharmin Nipa.