Alliance Francaise de Chittagong, in association with Zonta Club International, celebrated International Women’s Day through a round table discussion and cultural show held at Alliance Francaise de Chittagong on Thursday.
Ambassador of France to Bangladesh Marie Annick Bourdin, Chittagong Independent University vice-chancellor Dr Mahfuzul Hoque Chowdhury, Alliance Francaise de Chittagong Director Selvam Thorez, Asian University for Women Chittagong acting vice chancellor Rosie Bateson, institute of fine arts Chittagong director Shaela Sharmin, Zonta International Club president Gulshan Chowdhury and others were present at the discussion.
The round table discussion was followed by a cultural show featuring performance by the choir group of Asian University for Women Chittagong.
Besides, a nine-day group show, displaying photographs depicting various women’s issues by women photographers, was also inaugurated on Thursday on Alliance Francaise de Chittagong premises marking International Women’s Day.
The exhibition is displaying 44 photographs by 11 women photographers, all of whom are winners of International Women Photographers award.
The exhibition will remain open till March 16.
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