Australia Day 2014
Australia Day 2014
27 Jan 2014 MP3

This week's program commemorated the Australia Day, a national day celebrated annually on 26 January, to mark the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet of eleven convict ships from Great Britain, and the raising of the Union Jack at Sydney Cove by its commander Captain Arthur Phillip in 1788. First part of the program presented a brief history and celebration of the day by Ayesha Samah Sheikh. The second part played an interview of the popular Bangladeshi band singer Nakib Khan recorded by Avijit Sarker during his recent visit to Canberra. The songs 'Advance Australia Fair' and 'I am Australian' by Mirusia Louwerse played in the program were collected from the Internet. This week's program was produced and presented by Raquibul Sheikh.