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POST TIME: 15 December, 2019 11:09:19 PM
Cultural arena set to celebrate Victory Day in style
DL DESK, Dhaka

Cultural arena set to celebrate Victory Day in style

A scene from the play ‘Payer Awaj Pawa Jay’. Photo : jaki zaman

The cultural arena of the country is set to celebrate the 49th Victory Day today, paying tribute to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives to liberate the country from the clutches of Pakistan occupation force in 1971.

Different socio-cultural organisations and educational institutions across the country will celebrate the day through special programmes and performances.

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) is celebrating the occasion through a three-day programme featuring discussion, recitation, plays, music and dance performances at the academy’s National Theatre Hall from Saturday.

Marking the Victory Day, Bangla Academy has organised a daylong programme. The programme will start in the morning by placing floral wreaths at the National Martyrs’ Memorial at Savar. Later, a discussion and cultural programme will be held in the evening at the Nazrul Mancha of Bangla Academy.

Sammilita Sangskritik Jote has organised a four-day victory festival on the premises of Central Shaheed Minar in the capital, which will end today.

Also, Channel i is organising a daylong fair ‘Bijoy Mela 2019’ on the channel’s premises in the Tejgaon area today. The festival will also feature mime show ‘Ami Bangladesh’ and celebrity talk show.

Marking the Victory Day, Theatre (Bailey Road) will stage the 200th show of its play ‘Payer Awaj Pawa Jay’ today at 7pm at the Experimental Theatre Hall of BSA.