On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel Laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore, Citibank, NA awarded noted Tagore singer Rezwana Choudhury Bannya, in recognition of her contributions to popularising the Tagore’s works through its annual event Gaane Gaane Gunijon Shongbardhona at a city hotel Friday.
Rashed Maqsood, Managing Director and Citi Country Officer, honoured Bannya with the award. Following the award giving ceremony the singer, along with Tagore singer Sadi Mohammad, enthralled the audience with a live performance of some timeless songs.
Citibank, NA has been holding the event since 2004.
Previously the organisation has awarded Nilufar Yasmin, Farida Parveen, Feroza Begum, Dr Sanjida Khatun, Shorab Hossain, Ferdousi Rahman and Sabina Yasmin in recognition of their contributions to Bangla music and culture.
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