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Japanese Embassy awards video contest winners

Dhaka, Nov 12 (UNB) -- The Embassy of Japan in Dhaka has distributed prizes among the four winners of the 'Bondhutter Potaka' video contest.

The song celebrates the strong bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Japan and has also addressed the current crisis bought by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The song was composed and recorded by popular artist Tahsan Khan. The music video was one of the main highlights of Japan Fest 2021.

Young Bangladeshis participated in the contest. Of them, four participants came out on the top.

Shojol Ahmed won the first prize, while Amit Kumar Kundu bagged the Tahsan Khan Award, Tithy Mazumer the DJ Rahat Award and Nishat Anzum Talika the Rafi Hossain Award.

Tahsan said that Japan has been the biggest development partner of Bangladesh. "The country has been making strides because of the hands of partnership Japan has extended. With that, I really truly believe this journey of friendship will continue get stronger as we move forward.’’

Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki congratulated the awardees and thanked Tahsan and others for their contribution in the making of the video.

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Bangladesh in 2022, Ambassador Ito hoped that the bilateral ties would be further deepened.

DJ Rahat, Ashikur Rahman, CEO of RTV, Mozammel Hossain, Deputy General Manager of Deepto TV and Rafi Hossain of Daily Star were present at the function held at the Ambassador's residence Thursday.

Source: United News of Bangladesh