To celebrate the Nobanno Utsab, Mymensingh District Administration organised a day-long programme at Baishakhi Moncha in the town’s Zainul Abedin Park on November 15.
The day’s programme included discussion meeting, pitha festival, cultural programmes and so on.
The artistes of Mymensingh Zila Shilpakala Academy, Mymesningh Shishu Academy and Sandipon Sanskritik Sangstha took part in the cultural shows.
The indigenous artistes of Mymensingh Mohila College took part in dance sequences dressed up in their traditional costumes.
The celebration also witnessed getu gaan and baul songs that amused huge audience gathered at the venue. Poetry recitation was also the other charm of the festival
Earlier, a discussion was held marking the traditional festival.
Mymesningh’s Divisional Commissioner, GM Saleh Uddin; deputy commissioner, Md Khalilur Rahman; Mymensingh police superintendent, Syed Nurul Islam addressed the opening ceremony, among others.