26 Jan 2015
This week's program commemorated the - 'Australia Day 2015' - the official national day of Australia celebrated on 26 January to mark the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at Port Jackson in New South Wales, and raising of the Flag of Great Britain. It presented part of the Citizenship Ceremony held in Canberra from a recording of nationwide telecast by TV channel ABC. It also presented interviews with Mr. Shafiq Ahmed Rana and Mr. Ziaul Huq Bablu to highlight the upcoming events of the Bangladesh Australia Association Canberra and the International Mother Language Movement Committee in Canberra. This week's program was produced and presented by Ehsan Ullah.
10 Jul 2017
This week's program presented Part 5 (Final) of a series on the evolution of - 'bangalee settlement' - in Canberra, the national capital of Australia. The population of the Bangalee community grew from a few families to about four thousand in the past five decades. It is now a well-established and highly regarded community in Canberra. This series captured the life and story of the early settlers to present day - their commitment, dedication and experience in building the community. This week's program was produced and presented by Ehsan Ullah.
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.
27 Jan 2020
This week's program commemorated the - 'Australia Day' - a national day of Australia celebrated annually on 26 January to mark the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by Governor Arthur Phillip. This week's program presented a brief history of the day and celebration. This week's program was produced by Adiba Ahmed.
03 Feb 2020
This week's program covered the bushfire emergency situation in Canberra caused by a number of uncontrolled bushfires burning around the Australian Capital Territory. It provided first hand description of the residents in Canberra during 27 January - 2 February 2020 about one bushfire that came within kilometres of the Canberra's southernmost suburbs. Two guests: Dr. Tanvir Hossain, a senior agricultural scientist and HE Md. Sufiur Rahman, High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Australia, also spoke about their views of this year's bushfires and possible solutions to tackle the ever-growing Australian bushfire issue. The background theme music used in the program 'Prayer for Enlightenment' was played by Chris Kimber. This week's program was produced and presented by Ehsan Ullah.
10 Feb 2020
This week's program is a follow-up of last week's program on the bushfire emergency situation in Canberra caused by a number of uncontrolled bushfires burning around the Australian Capital Territory. It presented interviews of Bangladeshi expatriates living in Gordon, one of the three suburbs in South Canberra that were first on the path of the advancing bushfires, describing their experience of the passing over of the event. They are: Dr. Bilquis Ferdous, Biomedical Faculty member of the University of Canberra, Mr. Masud Jamaly and Ms. Rowshan Ara Masud, parents from Bangladesh visiting family in Canberra, and Ms. Rumana Jamaly and Mr. Shamsul Huda, both professional architects and planners and long-time residents of Canberra. The songs played in the program were sung by famous Indian singers Lata Mungeshkar and Manna Dey. This week's program was produced and presented by Ehsan Ullah.
09 Mar 2020
This week's program commemorated the - 'International Women's Day' and 'Canberra Day' - celebrated in Canberra on 8th and 9th March respectively. The International Women's Day is observed every year on March 8 to celebrate the women's movement and struggle for equality. While the Canberra Day is celebrated to mark Canberra’s 107th birthday through festivities. The background musics used in the program were pieces: Strength, Harmony, Spirals and Reawaken from album 'Mind Body Spirit' by Chris Kimber. The song 'I will survive' played in the program was sung by Gloria Gaynor. This week's program was produced and presented by Adnin Zahid and Adiba Ahmed.