Bangladesh Mime Federation organised a two-day mime festival at Selim Al Deen Muktamancha on Jahangirnagar University campus on Friday and Saturday.
Mime troupes from across the country participated in the festival.
Professor of department of drama and dramatics Dr Afsar Ahmad inaugurated the festival on Friday morning.
Several theatre and mime troupes like Silent Theatre, Swapnadal, Pantomine Movement, Shruti Mime and Theatre, Dhaka University Mime Action, Bangladesh Mime Theatre, Mirror Mime and Rangan Mime Academy and others participated in the festival.
The two-day mime festival also featured a seminar titled ‘Sampratik Mukhavinoy Chorcha: Deshe Bidshe’, discussions and awards ceremony.
The organisers honoured noted mime artiste Dewan Mamun at the event.
Besides, the new executive council of BMF was announced at the festival. Chairman of theatre troupe Swapnadal Zahid Repon and artiste of Chittagong Pantomine Movement Rizwan Razon were respectively re-elected as president and secretary of BMF.
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