Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)- Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) in association with Asian Paints, IRCON and Marico Bangladesh is organizing a musical evening by eminent Bangladeshi artist, Ms. Dilshad Elita Karim, at 6:30 PM on November 23 at IGCC in the capital Dhaka.

Ms. Dilshad Elita Karim is a versatile artist who performed alongside renowned musicians from Bangladesh and abroad at the ICC Cricket World Cup opening ceremony in 2011.

Ms. Karim’s first recording was in 2002 with the band Black in their first album “Amaar Prithibi”, where she sang the song “Mithya” a composition which went on to become very popular with the youngsters in the country.

She started as a trainee journalist with the culture section of “The Daily Star” in the year 2003 and at the same time started her own distinctive form of music. She did a rendition of Arnob’s famous song “She je boshe Aache” with “Black” again in a mixed album “Shopnochura”.

Ms. Karim has performed live with many popular bands of Bangladesh such as Ayub Bachchu, Dalchhut & Shunno etc. She has also done a few duet numbers with Mahadi Faisal, a prominent singer of Bangladesh. She founded the Band “Raaga” in 2005.
Ms. Karim won the Red Cross International Award in 2009 for a story she wrote on trafficking of teenaged girls from Bangladesh who were forced to work as sex workers.

Recently, in September 2013, Elita won the JCI Award for the most Outstanding Young Person in the field of Self development and improvement.She is presently working as Feature Editor with “The Daily Star” Bangladesh.

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