RU celebrates Pahela Baishakh with festivity

RU celebrates Pahela Baishakh with festivity


Rajshahi – Pahela Baishakh of Bangla new year-1424, the socio-cultural heritage of Bangalee culture was celebrated amid festivity on the Rajshahi University (RU) university campus.

Painting 'alpana' on cheek to mark Pahela Baishakh

Painting ‘alpana’ on cheek to mark Pahela Baishakh

RU authority along with different departments, institutions and socio-cultural organizations organised various programs to welcome the Baishakh at the university campus.
RU fine arts dept, Folklore dept, economics dept, public administration dept, anthropology dept, marketing dept, management studies dept, finance and banking dept, theater and music dept, and bangle dept took different program including Baishakhi fair, musical soiree, colorful procession, rendering folk songs, discussion, art and painting competition-exhibition, poem reciting contest over the university campus.
Fine Arts department brought out a colorful procession wearing with more than hundreds types of musk, two mega Doll and an elephant at 9.00 am from the dept premises. The department also arranged a three days long cultural songs and folk song festival including gambhira, reciting, metal song and jatra pala at the Charu Chattar.
The department of Marketing and its student’s organization Bibarton of the varsity arranged the largest cultural stage where held folk songs, fashion show and band songs in front of Rabindra Arts building.
Different socio-cultural organization of the university including RU Drama association, Anushilon Nattogostthi, Thirthok Nattogostti, Sundaram Abriti Sangsad and University Theater stage their various cultural programs at the old Folklore chhattar under the banner of Kendrio Sangskritik Jote. – RU correspondent


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