22 May 2012, London. One of the UK’s largest ethnic media channels, NTV Europe, celebrated its fourth year of broadcasting in the UK on Thursday night with a star packed gala at London’s O2.
BRAC was honoured to be chosen as the channel’s official charity for the evening.
The event was attended by 500 guests including UK politicians, business and community leaders, celebrities, actors and entertainers with links to Bangladesh. Live performances included two hits by Mumzy Stranger who is the first artist of Bangladeshi descent to have entered the mainstream music industry and a leading British-Asian R&B artist in Britain.
NTV UK and Bangladesh team
Subrina Hossain, Chief Executive, NTV UK Europe said:
“This year, BRAC celebrates its fortieth anniversary. An organisation that was born and bred in Bangladesh and has grown to become the world's largest charity. The new management team at NTV applaud this achievement and have made BRAC their official charity for tonight's event.”
Guests watched BRAC’s powerful 40th Anniversary animation video and donated up to £500 cash during a table collection at the end of the evening.
NTV is the largest and most popular Bangladeshi television channel in the world, and the market leader in the UK and Europe, broadcasting live on Sky 852, 24 hours a day from its state-of-the-art studios in Bow, London. NTV UK is a subsidiary of the International Television Channel Ltd (Bangladesh).