Saturday, September 30, 2023

Pahela Phalgun adds colour to book fair

The celebrations marking Pahela Phalgun, the first day of spring according to the Bangla calendar, added a new dimension to the month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair, with young people, in colourful dresses, roaming the fair premises. Thousands of young people, the boys in traditional pyjamas and punjabis and the girls in yellow saris, crowded the fair and ... Read more

Booklovers swarm Boi Mela

Fill up premises minutes into opening by PM Thousands of booklovers yesterday thronged the Bangla Academy premises after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the month-long Amar Ekushey Boi Mela 2011 and left the fair. Nobel laureate and noted economist Amartya Sen attended the inaugural session as the guest of honour, glorifying the dignity of the ... Read more

Curtain goes up on Amar Ekushey Book Fair today

Curtain goes up on the Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2011, on the Bangla Academy premises today to showcase a month-long festival commemorating the historic language movement of 1952. The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, will inaugurate the annual event, organised by the Bangla Academy and the Bangladesh Book Publishers and Sellers’ Association, at