Cultural programme on Chinese New Year at Shilpakala on Thursday
The cultural performance marking Chinese New Year 2019 will be held at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the city’s Segunbagicha on Thursday.
The event will be hosted by the Embassy of People’s Republic of China in Bangladesh and co-organized by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Bangladesh-China Friendship Centre and the culture and tourism department of China’s Yunnan province, said a press release.
Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Zhang Zuo and Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud, and Secretary of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs Roxana Malek will attend the ceremony as the honorable guests.
Over 1,000 people are expected to attend the event.
The event includes a joint performance by the Yunnan ethnic village plateau art troupe and the acrobatic troupe of the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, an exhibition of the intangible cultural heritage of Yunnan Province and a photo exhibition of ‘Happy Chinese New Year Gala -2019’.