The second edition of Nazrul Utsav kicked-off at the capital's Gulshan Society Lake Park, today. The two-day-long event has been organised by Bangladesh Nazrul Sangeet Sangstha (BNSS), High Commission of India in Dhaka and Gulshan Society. HSBC Bank Bangladesh is the title sponsor of the festival.
The opening ceremony of ‘Bengal Stream: The Vibrant Architecture Scene of Bangladesh’ was held at Bengal Shilpalay December 10, 2022. M.A Mannan, Honorable Minister of Planning, Government of Bangladesh inaugurated the exhibition as the Chief Guest. Nathalie Chuard, Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh, and Honorable Member of Parliament, Mr. Asaduzzaman Noor, were also present as Special Guests at the event.
Celebrating the essence of Bangladeshi theatre itself, eminent thespian and television persona Aly Zaker and his theatre troupe Nagorik Natya Sampradaya organised the first “Notuner Utshob”, with seven theatre plays back in 2019. Now, paying respect to the late artiste, this year’s festival has been titled “Aly Zaker Notuner Utshob 2023”.
Eminent actor and Member of Parliament, Asaduzzaman Noor will soon be seen in the play “Remand”, performed by theatre troupe Hridmoncho. The play will be a part of the theatre festival ‘Notuner Utshob’. The festival will kick-off on January 22 and will be staged at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.