Dr Anisuzzaman (C ) with Jean-Pierre Poncet (L) and Dr. Ferdinand von Weyhe on the opening day of the carnival "Illuminated Puran Dhaka"at the neo-classical emblems of Devi Nibash in Farashganj, Old Dhaka. Frenchman Christophe Bruyas and German veteran Phillip Geist decorated the carnival with advanced artistic technology. It was inaugurated by Professor Emeritus Dr Anisuzzaman on October 16 with Jean-Pierre Poncet, deputy chief of the French Embassy's Political and Cultural Affairs and Dr Ferdinand von Weyhe deputy chief of German Embassy present as special guests. Rahin Haider played flute and saxophone while Shanta Shahrin presented dance recitals on the opening day. The carnival ended yesterday. (2) The carnival illuminated by up-to-date technology.