02 May 2005
This week's program featured an interview with Moinul Ahsan, a veteran Canberra traveller, giving an account of his travel to Ayer's Rock or Uluru in the Northern Territory, Australia. Moinul Ahsan will be known to our listener for his travel diaries that he sent us during his trek of the South American continent that we read to our listeners over a few months last year. The program played two songs one by Kaderi Kibria and the other by Shyamal Mitra. This week's program was produced and presented by Sadequr Rahman.
30 May 2005
This week's program featured the second part of the travel diary of Moinul Ahsan from Canberra to 'Uluru' or the Ayer's Rocks in the Northern Territory of Australa. Our listeners will remember Moinul Ahsan for his travel diaries of South America that were presented in Bangla Radio last year. His travel website is http://www.hotahrandom.com if you want to see the travel photos described in this program. The program played Rabindra Shangeet by Kanika Bandopaddhay and Hemanta Mukhapaddhay. This week's program was produced and presented by Sadeq Rahman.
21 Nov 2005
This week's program presented news highlights from Bangladesh and a very informative feature on - 'Shanti Niketan' - in Kolkata: its history and description of famous buildings and places surrounding it where Poet Rabindranath Thakur lived on different occasions during the last two decades of his life. The feature is based on a book by Tapan Kumar Bashak. Beautiful songs that composed this week's program are 'keno bhalobasha harie jae', 'boshe achhi potho cheye', 'dukhero timire jodi jole'. The singers are Shubir Nandy from Bangladesh and Hemanta Mukhapadhay, Shagar Sen and Shuchitra Sen from India. This week's program was produced and presented by Shireen Ahmed.
25 Dec 2006
This week's program took our listeners to Antarctica with Canberra resident Bangladeshi marine engineer Abdul Hannan. He shared his memorable expedition on board ship ‘Aurora Australis’ to the Davis station in the Antarctic via Macquarie Island, Casie and Mawson. Mr. Hannan, the first known ‘Bangali’ to set foot in the southern most frozen continent, described his experience of the lonely southern ocean, glaciers, the scientists and the penguins. It played a beautiful chorus ‘aloker ei jhorna dharae’ from a Bangladeshi 'Rabindra Shangeet' CD. This week’s program, the last for 2006, was produced and presented by Sadequr Rahman.
23 Nov 2015
This week's program presented part one of a new travel diary series by our producer Shireen Ahmad. Shireen recently toured around a number of countries in Europe. She recorded her travel commentary during her visit to the beautiful tourist places for our listeners. This series will cover her entire trip. This first episode is from Spain. The songs played in the program were sung by Indian singers Shyamal Mitra and Lata Mungeshkar. This week's program was produced and presented by Shireen Ahmad.
07 Dec 2015
This week's program involves a conversation with Moutushi (Sanzeeda Ali), who is Canberra-born and bred, and a name familiar to many Canberrans. Moutushi spent a year as an Australian youth ambassador to Mongolia, helping with educational outreach efforts in that country. In this program she describes her experience of that year, from visiting nomads in their tents to life in Ulan Bator, the coldest capital city in the world. This week's program was produced and presented by Sadequr Rahman.
18 Jan 2016
This week's program presented part two of the travel diary series by our producer Shireen Ahmad. Shireen recently toured around a number of countries in Europe. She recorded her travel commentary during her visit to the beautiful tourist places for our listeners. This series will cover her entire trip. This second episode covered her visit of the Al Hambra, a palace and fortress complex located in Granada, Andalusia, Spain. Alhambra's Islamic palaces, as we know them today, were built for the last Muslim emirs in Spain and the court of the Nasrid dynasty. The songs played in the program were sung by Bangladeshi singers Sujit Mustafa and Yasmin Mustari. This week's program was produced and presented by Shireen Ahmad.
02 Apr 2018
This week's program presented a friendly discussion highlighting a young Australian’s first visit to Bangladesh. Harry Thompson, a close friend of the second generation Bangladeshis in Canberra, recently visited Bangladesh with a Bangladeshi family and two of his friends. In this program Harry shared his observation, feelings and experiences about the country, culture and people with Sami Chaudhury and Adiba Ahmed. The song from Sylhet played in the program was collected from YouTuble. This week's program was produced and presented by Adiba Ahmed.
11 Nov 2019
This week's program was presented by a guest of Canberra, Ms. Tahmina Rahman, mother of Canberra resident Ms. Zaheen Rahman. Ms. Tahmina Rahman is a Bangladeshi writer, poet, environmentalist and dedicated social worker. She has traveled all over Bangladesh for the welfare of the neglected people of the society, especially for the children and adolescents. Ms. Tahmina Rahman published two books and runs an online nature magazine 'Teenage Nature'. In this week's program she described her experience and observations during her visit to Canberra, the beautiful national capital of Australia. This week's program was produced by Zaheen Rahman.