THE Bangladesh Forum in Qatar, in cooperation with the Bangladesh Embassy in Doha, will organise the ‘Bangladesh Festival 2019’ in Doha from March 19 to 25 with an array of cultural activities.
Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) , Qatar
19 March 2019, 12:00 AM
25 March 2019, 12:00 AM
Bangladesh Forum Qatar (BFQ), will organise ‘Bangladesh Festival Qatar 2019’ in cooperation with the Embassy of Bangladesh in Doha and the Cultural Village Foundation-Katara to celebrate the 48th anniversary of the Independence and National Day of Bangladesh.
The seven-day event will begin from March 19, 2019. BFQ is a Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) registered business council and a non-profit organisation, consists of a diverse group of professionals and business people. The festival will be held in collaboration with the Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) where most of the activities will be held, including the screening of a Bangladeshi film that sheds light on the social life of the country.
Bangladesh Festival Qatar 2019 will feature a number of events which include screening of Bengali movie, children’s art competition, art workshop, photography competition and exhibition, food festival and art exhibition over seven-day programme culminating to the Independence and National Day of Bangladesh which falls on March 26. The formal opening ceremony of The Bangladesh Festival Qatar 2019 will be held at Building No.15 at Katara on March 23 - 7pm that will be attended by dignitaries.
The screening of Bengali movie ‘Aynabaji’ will be on March 19 and 20 at Drama Theatre building No 16 at Katara. The participation in the event is by ticket which is priced between QR12 and QR20. There will be two shows per day; first at 4pm and second show starting at 7pm.
Do you have a talented young artist? Want your child to enter the art competition? Then hurry up for the registration as the last date is March 20. This will be held at Bangladesh MHM School, Abu Hamur. And the best part of this contest is it is totally free to enter! Top 3 artists in each age group will be awarded. And top 20 Artists will get the opportunity to attend Art Workshop at Katara Art Studio with renowned artist Mr. Kalidas Karmakar. Certificate for all!
An array of Bangladeshi delicacies prepared by Bangladeshi women residing in Qatar will be showcased through the food festival that will be held on March 23 at the Open Arena near Building No.15.
A photography exhibition and a three-day art exhibition will be held from March 23 to 25. The most anticipated art exhibition will be hosted by Kalidas Karmakar and Mustafa Arshad. The photography exhibition on the theme of ‘through the lense: cultural heritage of Bangladesh and Qatar’ will be held at the open arena near Building No.15. The photographs which will be selected through photography competition will be presented at the photography exhibition. All events except the screening of movies are free of charge.
For tickets or more information, please call: 55225409, 55531380, 55694302, 55350190, 55992588