The “Spring Rhythm” Section of this issue of Caesurae, is about some very talented young people from North Bengal, India.
Piyalee Saha is from Moynaguri, North Bengal. She has a passion for painting, using mostly charcoal or acrylic as her medium. Her paintings have already found place in various Art Exhibitions in India.
Azahar Ali is a very talented folk singer, hailing from Cooch Behar. He has recently competed in the most popular TV Channel, devoted to Indian music in India, namely, Sa Re Ga Ma. Pa. Azahar also has passion for camera and has been doing musical albums for Folk Studio, Bangladesh. Most of his cover songs are Baul fusions. This number is a very popular song composed by Lalan Fakir, which resonates with philosophical meanings and finds wonderful rendition in Azahar’s rich voice.
Gargee Karmakar from Cooch Behar, is an elocutionist. She has bagged many awards for her recitations of poems by contemporary Bengali poets. Gargee is also proficient in dancing and is passionate about developing her skills further in performing arts and theatre.
Rakib Arif’s passion is music , painting and photography. He loves singing, playing his guitar and his brushes. These two paintings by this young person are brush strokes using water colour. Besides music and painting, Rakib is also passionate about pursuing his higher studies in “String Theory”.