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Two-day ‘SM Sultan Utsab 2019’ in Narail
UNB, Narail

Two-day ‘SM Sultan Utsab 2019’ in Narail

Two-day-long SM Sultan Utsab-2019 began amid festivity at the Zila Shilpakala Academy premises in Rupganj, Narail yesterday.

The festival started with children art competition in the morning.

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Director General Liakat Ali Lucky, Narail Deputy Commissioner Anjuman Ara with others placed wreaths at the grave of artist SM Sultan at 10am.

Meanwhile art works of artists with special needs were exhibited in the festival.

The first day of festival featured art competition, folk song performance, poetry recitation, and a documentary film screening on SM Sultan’s life and work.

Today, on the second day, a discussion programme and cultural functions will be held on the open stage at the Zila Shiplakala Academy. An acrobatic show will also be held on the second day.

Sheikh Mohammed Sultan, popularly known as SM Sultan, was born August 10, 1923.  He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 1982, the Bangladesh Charu Shilpi Sangsad Award in 1986 and the Independence Day Award in 1993.