Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre is going to organise an evening of ‘Poetry Recitation by Dahlia Ahmed’ at Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum, Shahbagh in the city. The poetry recitation will be held on December 23 at 6pm.
A leading recitation artiste and elocutionist of Bangladesh, Dahlia Ahmed was born in 1961 at Mymensingh in an esteemed Muktijoddha family. A brilliant student, she grew up in the strict disciplinary ambience of Bharateswari Homes – a renowned residential school for girls in Bangladesh reputed for excellence in academic and cultural activities. She later graduated in English from Dhaka University. Ahmed has an ardent passion for languages, particularly phonetics and pronunciation. She has participated in several national programmes held on the occasions of International Mother Language Day, Independence Day and Victory Day. She has also given background voice to many stage shows, dance dramas, documentaries and live commentaries. Ahmed has recited poetry and dance dramas all over Bangladesh and abroad in cities such as New York, London and Paris. Ahmed was also the anchor during Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi’s public address in Dhaka at BICC in 2015. She is a recipient of the Bangladesh Mahila Parishad Award for recitation in 2010.