Pooja to attend UN dance council general assembly

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 00:00, Oct 02,2019

 
 
Pooja Sengupta

Pooja Sengupta performing at an event.— Courtesy of Turongomi

Bangladeshi dancer Pooja Sengupta will attend United Nations International Dance Council general assembly scheduled to be held in France.

Pooja, artistic director of Turongomi Repertory Dance Theatre and a member of International Dance Council of UNESCO, will be the first Bangladeshi dancer to attend the assembly.

The 23th edition of the assembly will be held on December 4 in Paris. 

‘I’m fortunate that I got the opportunity of representing Bangladesh on such a prestigious platform. I am currently busy preparing for the upcoming general assembly. I want to give the global dance community a glimpse into the dance scene of Bangladesh,’ Pooja Sengupta told New Age.

Turongomi and Pooja became members of International Dance Council (CID), the official world-wide organisation for all forms of dance, in July.

‘They selected our organisation because we have performed at a lot of events in Asia under the banner of World Dance Alliance,’ said Pooja.

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