BENGALI Society of Queensland, presented a live musical concert by Nachiketa Chakraborty, who is a legendary urban folk Bengali singer. He has achieved a lot of feat throughout his illustrious career in Bengali music and film industry. He is versatile, multi-talented and popular Bengali singer, songwriter and composer and is known for his modern Bengali lyrics and natural mode of singing.
The live concert was held at Schonell Theatre in the University of Queensland campus on 17th April 2016. The host (anchor) for the show was popular Radio personality, multi-talented Swagata Das, who hosts “Gaaneer Ferry” radio show on Australian Indian Radio.
Nachiketa was accompanied by three musicians on Tabla, Guitar and keyboard. The very talented musicians provided perfect backing for the Nachiketa. Getting the right balance of the sound in any live concert is challenging and by the interval the in house technicians had sorted out the few technical difficulties. Nachiketa did a variety of his popular numbers.
The event was sponsored by Bose Australia Migration Services, Target Travel and Tours, Brisbane Indian Times and Australian Indian Radio. Dr Madan Panda president of Bengali Society of Queensland said he was pleased with the turn out, and that patrons spoke highly of the show.