Festival on Liberation War begins at RCSC
The 'Liberation War Festival' commenced on December 5 to celebrate the pride of the month of victory. Jointly organised by the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC) and the Liberation War Academy Trust, the festival was inaugurated at the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC), Dhanmondi in the city.
Maxim Dobrokhotov, director of the RCSC, inaugurated the festival as the chief guest. Dr. Abul Kalam Azad, chairman of the Liberation War Academy Trust presided over the ceremony.
The celebration began with a colourful rally named "Immortal Regiment" - a concept by Maxim Dobrokhov. After the rally, an exhibition, comprising a variety of historical memorable pictures between Bangladesh and Russia, was inaugurated at the gallery of RCSC. The exhibition has taken place in about 200 pictures.
The inauguration of the exhibition was followed by a discussion. The discussants includes-- Maxim Dobrokhotov, chairman of the Liberation War Academy Trust Dr Abul Kalam Azad, trustee of the 'Liberation War Academy Trust' Hafizur Rahman Alam, poet Kazi Rozi and poet cum secretary of international affairs of 'Liberation War Academy Trust'- Anis Mahmud.
In the discussion, Maxim Dobrokhotov said, "One of the proudest things for Bangladeshi people is the War of Liberation. The way Bangladeshi people have sacrificed their lives to liberate language and the country is unique in the world. Through this festival we remember those self-sacrificing souls."
Other speakers said that the celebration of the Liberation War Festival is a celebration of the freedom of the new generation. Not only will we have to hear stories from our parents about the War of Liberation, but we need to learn the actual history of the Liberation War. The unique teachings of the War of Liberation will help us to be great patriotic and beautiful people.
After the discussion a pleasant cultural event was held. In it, several patriotic songs and recitations were presented by Saptakali, a cultural organisation from Old Dhaka. Besides, poets--- Kazi Rozi, Aslam Sani, Sujan Hajong and Rokan Johar recited poems.
The exhibition will continue till December 19.