Month-long folk festival begins in Sonargaon
A month-long craft fair and folk festival begins on the premises of the Bangladesh Folk and Craft Foundation in Sonargaon upazila of Naryanganj on Tuesday afternoon.
The programme has been arranged to present the country's crafts and folk culture and to introduce the uniqueness of folk culture with the new generation, said Dr Ahmed Ullah, director of the Bangladesh Folk and Craft Foundation.
State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid is schedule to inaugurate the fair while the foundation director Dr Ahmed Ullah, lawmaker from Narayanganj-3 constituency Liakat Hossain Khoka, and the ministry secretary Dr Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal, among others, are to be present.
The foundation authorities have completed all the preparations in this regard, the director added.
The fair, which was named 'Bangabandhu Centenary Folk Festival' for this year, will remain open to all from 9:00 am till 8:00 pm everyday.