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Pop-star Nisa Soraya at Eastern University

  • Published at 12:16 pm January 14th, 2016
Pop-star Nisa Soraya at Eastern University

Eastern University Cultural Club (EUCC) hosted an experience sharing session by Nisa Soraya, a prominent Finnish singer, who visited the campus on January 9. Prof Dr Abdur Rab, vice chancellor of EU; Prof Dr Abdul Hannan Chowdhury, pro vice chancellor of EU; Afzalur Rahman, member of Board of Trustees, EU; Prof Dr Sharif Nurul Ahkam, dean, Faculty of Business Administration, EU; and Tasnuva Rahman, coordinator, Eastern University Cultural Club were all present in the session. The student members of Eastern University Cultural Club also participated in the experience sharing session with Nisa Soraya.

Nisa Soraya came to be a star in Finland in the 80s when she sang the duet for the Finnish Eurovision with partner, Markku Aro, the famous Finnish singing star. She went on to have a mass hit Huone 105 which is on every karaoke list in Finland. Next she sang the massive hit Anna Rakas Raju Hetki, which crossed over half a million views on You Tube. She is the only foreign singer in Finland to have Finnish Pop Hits, and is a cult heroine in the Disco Scene, being named by the Finnish TV News Broadcast “The Queen of Finnish Disco Culture." Nisa was born to a Bengali and French parents, and loves Bangladesh, especially her father's hometown, Dhaka. Lately, Soraya explored her talents in the Fashion World, promoting Finnish designers internationally and touring with them in the Mercedes Benz Fashion Weeks from New York to Berlin.

Nisa Soraya shared her ideas about the worldwide cultural diversity with the audience, which was followed by singing performanc by the students of Cultural Club. The session ended with the distribution of gifts and flowers to Nisa Soraya.