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02 Jul 2007 Listen MP3

This week's program marked the beginning of ninth year of Bangla Radio broadcasting in Canberra, Australia. Bangladesh Australia Association Canberra began broadcasting the program in July 1999. This week's program presented (1) a brief history of Bangla Radio and introduced its presenters, and (2) provided information for prospective new comers to Canberra who are planning to study and live here - where to find assistance, who to contact and how to settle in this beautiful capital city of Australia. The lovely songs 'neel moyur', 'bangladesh' and 'kacha mati' played in the program were sung by budding new Bangladeshi singer Nazmul Kabir. This week's program was produced and presented by Ehsan Ullah.

07 Jul 2008 Listen MP3

This week's program marked the beginning of tenth year of Bangla Radio broadcast in Canberra. It presented: (1) brief note on the contribution of Bangla Radio Canberra presenters and their achievements, (2) introduction to the Bangladeshi community in Canberra - its characteristics and dedication to preserve the Bangla language, heritage and culture in future generations, and (3) 'shopno puroner montro' - keys to achieve our dreams - from two extraordinary stories from Dhaka, Bangladesh and Birbhum, West Bengal, India. The beautiful songs played in the program 'tumi je akash bhorey' and 'nodir majhi boley' were sung by Sydney resident Bangladeshi singer Amia Matin. This week's program was produced and presented by Ehsan Ullah.

06 Jul 2009 Listen MP3

This week’s program marked the beginning of - 'eleventh' - year of Bangla Radio broadcasting in Canberra. It is the 521st program presented by the Bangla Radio team, proud of achieving the significant milestone in community radio broadcasting in Canberra. This week's program presented part of the recording of the first Bangla Radio program broadcast in July 1999 and took the opportunity to thank everyone involved in Bangla Radio and its listeners in Canberra and around the globe. It highlighted the mystic baul singer Shahjahan Miah of Bangladesh and his team, the composers of the beautiful music used as Bangla Radio title, by playing one of their song 'kala amae pagol korechhe, ghorey roi kemoney'. This week's program was produced and presented by Ehsan Ullah.

02 Jan 2012 Listen MP3

The first program of 2012 has been dedicated to three Bangla Radio Canberra producers: Dr. Sadequr Rahman, Dr. Bina D'Costa and Ms. Sakiba Rahman, who recently left Canberra to take up their new roles in Kuala Lumpur and Geneva. Bangla Radio is very much in debt for their contribution in the management and production of radio programs on a wide range of topics over the last ten years. In recollection this week's program played parts of the recording from recent annual meeting presided by Dr. Sadequr Rahman, the past Coordinator, held in his residence. The two beautiful songs played in the program: 'aaj abar money porey' and 'bhuley jao prothom aalap' were sung by popular Kolkata band 'chandrabindu'. This week's program was produced and presented by Ehsan Ullah.

A founding member of Bangla Radio Canberra - Najmul Huq Napo (1960-2013) [Facebook: Najmul Huq]
01 Jul 2013 Listen MP3

This week's program marked the beginning of 15th year of Bangla Radio broadcasting in Canberra and paid tribute to Najmul Huq Napo, a founding member of Bangla Radio, who passed away recently in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The songs played in the program were sung by Sami, Punnya, Shejoti and Mona, the young artists of Canberra some of whom Napo interviewed in his last radio program thirteen years ago. This week's program was produced and presented by Ehsan Ullah.

Short play - 'Bangla Radio Ebong Amra' - written by Samia Shajedin and directed by Shamsuddin Shafi
25 Nov 2013 Listen MP3

This week's program presented a short play - 'Bangla Radio Ebong Amra' - written by Samia Shajedin and directed by Shamsuddin Shafi. It is a recorded version of the play staged for the 14th anniversary function of Bangla Radio Canberra celebrated in 2012. The Bangla Radio team members performed in the play are: Raquibul Sheikh, Samia Shajedin, Ajoy Kar, Sima Kar, Borhanuddin Shafi, Mohammad Rahman and Zaheen Rahman. The songs played in the program were written by late Bangladeshi writer Humayun Ahmed. This week's program was produced and presented by Shamsuddin Shafi.

15th Anniversary of Bangla Radio broadcast in Canberra, Australia (1999-2014) [Photo: Ehsan Ullah]
30 Jun 2014 Listen MP3

This week’s program commemorated the 15th anniversary of Bangla Radio broadcast in Canberra, Australia. The 780th program this week presented interviews of the founding radio presenters in 1999 recollecting their stories in establishing the program and their feelings on achieving this great milestone. The founding presenters are: Ehsan Ullah, Sakiba Rahman, Shireen Ahmad, Sadequr Rahman, Rumana Jamaly, Shamsul Huda and Fahmida Ehsan. The program has been dedicated to the memory of Najmul Huq Napo another founding member who unexpectedly died last year of health reason. This week’s program was produced and presented by Sakiba Rahman.

15th Anniversary of Bangla Radio broadcast in Canberra, Australia (1999-2014) [Photo: Ehsan Ullah]
07 Jul 2014 Listen MP3

This week’s program, in commemorating the 15th anniversary of Bangla Radio broadcast in Canberra, presented a beautiful composition of audio clips compiled from the Bangla Radio program archive covering years since its inception in 1999 to 2004. The clips represented a selection of programs from a wide range of categories covered by Bangla Radio. Another composition will be broadcast next week from programs broadcast during 2005-2014. This week’s program was produced and presented by Ehsan Ullah.

15th Anniversary of Bangla Radio broadcast in Canberra, Australia (1999-2014) [Photo: Ehsan Ullah]
14 Jul 2014 Listen MP3

This week’s program, in commemorating the 15th anniversary of Bangla Radio broadcast in Canberra, presented another beautiful composition of audio clips compiled from the Bangla Radio program archive covering programs broadcast during 2005-2014. The audio clips included in the composition were produced by sixteen old and new producers of the Bangla Radio team. This week’s program was produced and presented by Sadequr Rahman and Shireen Ahmad.

15th Anniversary celebration function of Bangla Radio Canberra - 1 Nov 2015 [Photo: Muhith Masih Babu]
02 Nov 2015 Listen MP3

This week's program covered the 15th Anniversary celebration function of Bangla Radio Canberra held on 1 Nov 2015 at the St John Paul II College auditorium in Canberra. The chief guest of the function was HE High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Australia Mr. Kazi Imtiaz Hossain. This week's program presented first part of the audio recording of the function courtesy of Mr. Muhith Masih Babu. This week's program was produced and presented by Samiya Shajedin.

A dance sequence by Ishnat Zerin Urmi at the Bangla Radio Canberra 15th Anniversary celebration function [Photo: Muhith Masih Babu]
09 Nov 2015 Listen MP3

This week's program covered the 15th Anniversary celebration function of Bangla Radio Canberra held on 1 Nov 2015 at the St John Paul II College auditorium in Canberra. The chief guest of the function was HE High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Australia Mr. Kazi Imtiaz Hossain. This week's program presented second part of the audio recording of the function courtesy of Mr. Muhith Masih Babu. This week's program was produced and presented by Samiya Shajedin.

Wishes and gratitude of current presenters of Bangla Radio Canberra on its 15th anniversary [Image: Internet]
16 Nov 2015 Listen MP3

This week's program presented wishes and gratitude of the current presenters of Bangla Radio Canberra on its 15th anniversary of broadcasting in Canberra. A significant milestone for a community radio program that is run by a dedicated group of volunteers. The feelings of the founding members on this achievement were broadcast on 30 June 2014 program archived in our website. This week's program was produced and presented by Ehsan Ullah.