✍️By Special Correspondent
Recently an evening of Classical music was organized by Rotary Club of Calcutta Sun City with Russia India Cultural Exchange and Gandhar Pancham at the Rotary Sadan.
The program was inaugurated by Senior Consul of the Russian Federation in Kolkata, Maxim Aleshin, along with Hiralal Yadav, District Governor of Rotary 3291 and other dignitaries.
Irina Malysheva sang a Russian song welcoming their New year followed by Kathak performed by Jhilik Bhowmik and Hindustani classical vocal by Bedamtika Mukherjee. The two young performers enthralled the audience.
The highlight of the evening was a Sitar and Sarod jugalbandi by Pt. Aashim Chowdhury on Sitar and Pt. Dr. Ranjit Sengupta on sarod. The audience was treated to a scintillating duet and captivating ensemble.
The evening was a mark of the deep cultural ties shared between India and Russia further strengthened the longstanding bond among the countries, as Kolkata has always been the epicentre of this relationship which was evident from the successful program witnessed at Rotary Sadan.
Eva Gupta, member of Rotary Calcutta Sun City coordinated the program on behalf of the hosts.