Ekushey Padak winning classical musician Pandit Barin Mazumder was the pioneer behind establishing the Government Music College in Dhaka.
In commemoration of the maestro's birth anniversary, the Government Music College has organised a two-day festival at their premises in Agargaon from February 14-15. The celebration will host performances by renowned musicians as well as students from the institution. The Honourable Minister of Education of the Government of Bangladesh, Dr Dipu Moni, will grace the festival's inauguration as the chief guest. Prominent Nazrul Sangeet singer Khaled Hossain will receive the Pandit Barin Mazumder Award at the event.