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BSA marks Int’l Mother Languguae Day, its founding anniversary

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Sheikh Arif Bulbon :
In observation of this year’s Shaheed Dibas and International Mother Language Day on February 21 and
to celebrate the 42nd founding anniversary of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on February 19,
a weeklong event is being held
on the premises of BSA in the city’s Segun Bagicha area now.
Besides, an event titled Smriti, Swatto, Bhobisshyat is being taken place from February 22 to 26 in
memory of nine noted deceased playwrights of the country. On February 19, on the occasion of 42nd founding anniversary of BSA, a daylong event had been arranged to mark the day in a befitting manner.
The founding day celebration was inaugurated at 10:00am. An art camp featuring a total of 60 participants
consist of different noted selectors, judges and artists, who have uphold the honour of Bangladesh by winning  prestigious awards in Biannual Asian Arts Exhibition and National Arts Exhibition, began at 10:30am.
Besides, a children’s drawing
competition was also held
at 3:00pm and an acrobatic show
at 5:00pm. Presided over by BSA Director General Liaquat Ali Lucky, Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor MP attended the discussion and cultural programme as chief guest at Nandan Mancha at 6:00pm.
On the other hand, the event on February 20 featured a daylong art camp, songs of language and poetry recital. On February 21, a cultural
programme featuring participants from different languages at 4:00pm and discussion and cultural
programme at Nandan Mancha were also held.
Organised by Theatre and Film Department of BSA, the event titled Smriti, Swatto, Bhobisshyat was
kick off at the Studio Theatre Hall
of BSA on February 22. Noted
wordsmith Syed Shamsul Haque inaugurated the event, which will
continue till February 26. n

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