Press Release for Fundraiser in Virginia

Springfield, VA

June 10, 2015

Agami Southeast Chapter hosts its first fundraiser in Springfield, Virginia

Press Release

Agami South East Chapter (ASEC) is organizing its first annual fundraising event on June 14, 2015. Legendary singer Rezwana Choudhury Bannya and Anila Chowdhury will be performing live Tagore and Nazrul songs at the Holiday Express Inn, Springfield, Virginia for Bangla speaking communities of Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC, New Jersey, and North Carolina. This will be an exciting evening of music aimed at benefiting education in Bangladesh.

Agami is an IRS registered US-based non-profit organization dedicated to promote education for the underprivileged in Bangladesh. Its aims to create equal opportunity for all children in Bangladesh for quality education and works to affect sustainable socio-economic changes through improving quality of education. Agami started its journey in 1992 and was registered in the state of California in 2003. The Agami South East Chapter (ASEC), led by its chapter president Farzana Sultana, has been recently set up to appeal to and work with the communities residing in the states of Maryland, Virginia, the District, North and South Carolina, Georgia and potentially residents of any other state in the vicinity. This event is the first effort in raising the funds for promoting the cause and projects of Agami through the newly formed ASEC. Other events and activities will follow this event to engage the community in the endeavour of benefiting the underprivileged children’s education in Bangladesh.

Ms. Rezwana Choudhury Bannya is one of the leading singers of Tagore songs around the world and has performed in numerous countries of the world over the last 35 years. She is regarded as one of the most popular and respected Tagore exponents of all times among all communities who speak in Bangla. She has recorded hundreds of songs and many of her albums have been published from a number of highly reputed music production agencies. Ms. Anila Chowdhury is a young and established singer specializing in Nazrul geeti and modern Bangla songs. A locale of Northern Virginia, she is a well-known name and is in high demand in the Bangladeshi diaspora throughout North America. She has also recorded multiple albums and has CDs produced by reputed agencies in Bangladesh.

The fundraiser event will be hosted by Farzana Sultana and the executive committee of ASEC and participated by the Agami president Dr. Sabir Majumder. The event has been sponsored by a number of businesses and individuals such as People n Tech, DISYS & DISYS Solutions, Dhaka Home, Kabob & Karahi and others. ASEC also most gratefully acknowledges the contribution of Mr. Anis Khan for the organization of the event. 

To know more about Agami, please visit the web site: www.agami.org  or www.facebook.com/agami.org

 For all communications:

Farzana Sultana Clara – President, Agami Southeast Chapter (farzana@agami.com, 408-396-7238)

Mustafizul Shakir - Director of Finance (shakman25@gmail.com 571-201-2401)

Shariful Islam – Director of Marketing (nyromel@gmail.com, 347-825-7054)

Elma Kaiser – Director of Fundraising (elma.kaiser@gmail.com, 571-501-5314)