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Award ceremony of ‘Bondhutter Potaka’ held at Japan embassy

Rtv news
|  13 Nov 2021, 12:25
Award ceremony of ‘Bondhutter Potaka’ held at Japan embassy
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The award handover ceremony of “Bondhutter Potaka” Video Contest was held at the Japanese Ambassador's residence on Thursday.


Prominent Bangladeshi artists & media personalities Mr. Tahsan Khan, DJ Rahat, Mr. Syed Ashik Rahman, CEO of RTV, Mr. Mozammel Hossain, Deputy General Manager of Deepto TV, Mr. Rafi Hossain of Daily Star, and many others distinguished guests graced the occasion.


The song celebrates the strong bilateral relations between Japan and Bangladesh and has also addressed the current crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Composed and recorded by popular artist Tahsan Khan. The music video was one of the main highlight of Japan Fest 2021. The video has so far garnered more than 750,000 views on YouTube. (https://youtu.be/eh5zzskJL8w)

 Young Bangladeshis have participated in the contest. Out of them 4 has come out on the top.Mr. Shojol Ahmed winning the first prize, withMr. Amit Kumar Kundu winning the Tahsan Khan Award, Ms. Tithy Mazumer with the DJ Rahat Award and Ms. Nishat Anzum Talika was given the Rafi Hossain Award.


Tahsan Khan stressed in his speech“Japan has been the biggest development partner of Bangladesh. The country has been making strides because of the hands of partnership Japan has extended. With that, I really truly believe this journey of friendship will continue get stronger as we move forward.’’


Ambassador ITO congratulated the awardees and thanked Mr. Tahsan Khan and others for their contribution in making of the “Bondhutter Potaka”. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Bangladesh in 2022; Ambassador ITO hoped that our bilateral cultural relationship would be further deepened.


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