Different cultural organisations celebrated the 101st anniversary of birth of the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman organising diverse programmes on Wednesday.
Bangla Academy, Bangladesh National Museum, Liberation War Museum, Bangladesh Film Development Corporation, Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad, Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samannay Parishad, Chhayanaut and others arranged programmes marking the day.
Bangla Academy organised a discussion event on Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Auditorium.
Bangla Academy director general Habibullah Siraji delivered the welcome speech while Professor Rashid Askari presented the key-note speech at the programme.
Professor Abu Md Delwar Hossain and writer Anisul Hoque attended the programme as discussants.
Bangla Academy director general Shamsuzzaman Khan presided over the programme.
Bangladesh National Museum organised a programme and inaugurated a bust of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on its premises.
State minister for cultural affairs KM Khalid, former Dhaka University vice-chancellor AAMS Arefin Siddique, Bangladesh National Museum director general Khondoker Mostafizur Rahman and others attended the programme.
Liberation War Museum organised a cultural programme at its auditorium marking the day.
Students from different schools namely Kalyanpur Girls’ School and College, Saleha School and College, Hazrat Shah Ali Model High School, Sher-E-Bangla Nagar Govt. Girls’ High School, Kachi-Kanchar Mela and others performed at the event.
Bangladesh Film Development Corporation in association with ATN Bangla and Cambrian Education Group organised a programme titled Shishu Mela at shooting floor eight.
State minister for cultural affairs KM Khalid inaugurated the programme, which featured songs, dance recitals, recitation and others.
Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad streamed a programme live on its Facebook page.
Artistes of the organisation presented a recitation production titled Swadhinatar Amar Kabya featuring poems by popular poets, the historic March 7 speech and others.
Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samannay Parishad streamed a live programme titled Chiranjib Bangabandhu on its Facebook page.
It featured discussion and songs.
Artistes namely Dhali Mohammad Delwar, Sardar Rahmatullah and Iffat Ara Nargis rendered songs while poet Nirmalendu Goon was present as discussant at the programme, which was anchored by Nazrul Sangeet singer Sujit Mustafa.
Cultural organisation Chhayanaut streamed a live programme titled Dhrubatara Bangali Sangskritir Dharak on its Facebook page.
Radharaman Sangskriti Charcha Kendra will stream a live programme on its Facebook page tonight at 8:00pm marking Mujib’s birth anniversary. The programme will feature songs and discussion on Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Artistes namely Anima Mukti Gomes, Sanjay Kabiraj and Shamima Parvin Shimu will entertain the audience rendering songs while Abul Khair will be present as discussant at the programme, which will be moderated by Bishwajit Roy.
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