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Chirkutt’s Sumi represents Bangladesh at two of the world’s biggest music platforms

Update : 19 Oct 2022, 12:27

The vocalist of popular fusion band 'Chirkutt' Sharmin Sultana Sumi will represent Bangladesh at the world's biggest music meeting, Womex 22 in Lisbon, Portugal.

The five-day festival will kick-off from today (October 19) and continue till October 23.

Sumi will also attend Norway's world-famous 'Oslo World Music Festival' from October 31 till November 6. This is her second tour for the Oslo World Music Festival.

"I will be travelling to Portugal tonight and I am really excited to represent my country at two of music's biggest platforms. It will be a long journey, where I will be travelling for about 20 days. Womex chooses only eight people from world to represent their countries, and I am really happy that I will have the chance to talk about my culture through this platform," Sumi said before going to the trip.

"I am thankful to God for giving me the opportunity to travel around the world and spread the message of music and harmony," she added.

Chirkutt began its journey in 2002. The band's popular songs include Duniya, Kanamchhi, Ahare Jibon and others. They performed with the Scorpions at Madison Square Garden in May of this year. 


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