Children’s Fair At Bsa
Hundreds of schoolchildren attend
Hundreds of schoolchildren enjoyed music, dance, stories at a children’s fair organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday.
The event also included an award distribution ceremony in which the academy’s director general Liaquat Ali Lucky handed over the prizes to the winners of the recently held Mitsubishi Art Competition.
The show began with a chorus dance presentation by the artistes of Spandon synchronised with the popular song Aha ki anonde akahe batash-e.
The beautiful dance routine received loud applause from the audience, of which majority were children. The troupe also presented colourful dance with patriotic songs like Jotoi dekhi sara jogot, Hridoy jurey badha thake tomar sur and Bangladesh amar Bangladesh.
Srabonti Mandal, the winner of the music reality show Khude Gaan Raj, entertained the audience with her presentation of the Nazrul songs Joy hok joy hok and Biswabyapi achho tumi.
Child artiste Apurbo presented the historic speech of the founding president of the country Sheikh Mujibur Rahman that was originally delivered on March 7.
Acrobatic artistes Jahangir and Said’s daring acrobatic presentation also wowed the children at the auditorium.
Few artistes telling the story of Hobu Chandrer Aine also pleased the audiences. Child artistes Tonoy, Rubel, Raju, Ahon presented a clown show that made the audience laugh extensively.
However, the magic show by magician Sharif was the item that entertained the children most. Sharif called on some children to volunteer on stage and with their help he presented some amazing magic tricks that were very impressive.
Earlier, a short workshop for children on theatre was conducted by the director general of the academy Liaquat Ali Lucky who is also a theatre personality.
Children at the auditorium enjoyed the programme to a great extent. Fahmida Anowar, a student of class five, attended the programme. The magic was really nice. I wonder how the magician brought a rabbit from nowhere!’ expressed Anowar.
While a class four student Siddharto Das, who came with his parents, observed that he enjoyed the show and want to come again to such programmes.
-With New Age input