pohela Boishak 1426
'Never seen so many spectators in one place' By Rajub Bhowmik from New York | Last Updated: 16th April, 2019, 15:32

Boishakh Mela started around 11 am on April 13th and continued until 10 pm on April 14th in Queens, New York

'Never seen so many spectators in one place'

Bangla New Year 1426 celebrated in Seoul Bangla New Year 1426 celebrated in Seoul

Yim Geun-Hyeong, Ambassador for International Relations to Seoul Metropolitan Government, graces the occasion as the guest of honour


Pahela Baishakh celebrated Pahela Baishakh celebrated

People partook of ‘panta-bhat’ with fried Hilsa, lentils, green chili and onions at home, restaurants and fairs following the rich tradition


Did you eat Pantha Bhat? Bhutanese PM asks in Bangla Did you eat Pantha Bhat? Bhutanese PM asks in Bangla

The Bhutanese PM Lotay Tshering asks audiences in Bangla while enjoying the Pahela Baishakh celebrations in Dhaka


Pahela Baishakh being celebrated in Khulna Pahela Baishakh being celebrated in Khulna

Khulna district administration, different socio-cultural organizations and political parties chalks out elaborate programmes marking the day


Pahela Baishakh: Beware of unhygienic Panta Pahela Baishakh: Beware of unhygienic Panta

Eating fermented rice is a tradition in Bangladesh and the North Eastern part of India on the first day of the Bangla new year


Story of the Mongol Shobhajatra Story of the Mongol Shobhajatra

A group of students of Fine Arts Institute of Dhaka University (DU) brought out the first colourful procession marking Pahela Baishakh in 1989


Google celebrates Pahela Baishakh with new doodle Google celebrates Pahela Baishakh with new doodle

Google‘s new Doodle featured a parade of colorful banners in the shape of Mangal Shobhajatra and Royal Bengal tiger


Cultural arena celebrates Pahela Baishakh Cultural arena celebrates Pahela Baishakh

The programmes of the day begin in the city with the musical soiree of Chhayanaut at Ramna Batamul at dawn


Pahela Baishakh being celebrated Pahela Baishakh being celebrated

People of all walks of life gathered at different popular spots at dawn in capital Dhaka and elsewhere to welcome the Bangla New Year, 1426


Joyous Pahela Baishakh today Joyous Pahela Baishakh today

Rich in culture, tradition and heritage, people of all castes, creeds and classes take mingle on this day with the identity of a Bangali


DU chalks out programmes to celebrate Pahela Baishakh DU chalks out programmes to celebrate Pahela Baishakh

With the theme “Mastok Tulite Dao Ananto Akashe”, DU Fine Art Faculty will bring out the traditional ‘Mangal Shobhajatra’


Nation set to celebrate Pahela Baishakh Sunday Nation set to celebrate Pahela Baishakh Sunday

Tens of thousands of people are expected to join the “Nabo Barsho” festivities across the country, particularly in the capital city


Rangpur wears festive look to welcome ‘Pahela Baishakh’ Rangpur wears festive look to welcome ‘Pahela Baishakh’

People are rushing to local markets for purchasing colourful clothes and goods to welcome the ‘Pahela Baishakh,’ the first day of Bangla New Year-1426


Rajshahi people set to celebrate Pahela Baishakh Rajshahi people set to celebrate Pahela Baishakh

The law enforcement agencies adopt tightened security measures to make the daylong celebration a total success


Boishakhi concert stage vandalised, set on fire in Dhaka University Boishakhi concert stage vandalised, set on fire in DU

The miscreants also vandalised different stalls and sound system of the concert, that were prepared to mark the Pohela Boishakh on April 14


Boisabi Utsab begins in Rangamati Boisabi Utsab begins in Rangamati

The people of Tripura community float flowers offering to Ganges goddesses at Garjantoli ghat


DMP’s traffic plan on Pahela Baishakh DMP’s traffic plan on Pahela Baishakh

VIPs and media cars are asked to park from Sugandha to officers’ club road and south-west side vehicles are permitted to park from Kataban to Polashi


Preparations in progress to welcome Pahela Baishakh in Dhaka Preparations in progress to welcome Pahela Baishakh in Dhaka

To welcome the Bengali year, Bangla Academy will start the day with the new-year welcome song at 8am in the morning, at Rabindra Chattar


Baishakhi vibe on at Bailey Road Baishakhi vibe on at Bailey Road

In Bangladesh, Baishakh always blooms by shaking off the previous glooms and welcomes the Bangla New Year with renewed vivacity


Pahela Baishakh: No entry to Ramna, Suhrawardy after 5pm Pahela Baishakh: No entry to Ramna, Suhrawardy after 5pm

Visitors won’t be allowed to enter Ramna and Suhrawardy Udyan areas after 5pm on the day of Pahela Baishakh


Preparations afoot to bring out ‘Mangal Shobhajatra’ Preparations afoot to bring out ‘Mangal Shobhajatra’

Mangal Shobhajatra is usually brought out,led by the DU vice-chancellor, in the morning in traditional manner with different themes of the celebration


Shopping gains momentum ahead of Pohela Boishakh Shopping gains momentum ahead of Pohela Boishakh

Internet-based trading marts become vibrated along with their offline stores where shoppers crowd to pick their items focusing on Bengali New Year


Siam,Oishee on Puja’s Dotara in this Boishakh   Siam,Oishee on Puja’s Dotara in this Boishakh

Popular actor in this time Siam Ahmed will be appeared in the music video along with Miss World Bangladesh Jannatul Ferdous Oishee


Nurjahan Alim comes up with music video on the eve of Boishakh Nurjahan Alim comes up with music video on the eve of Boishakh

Popular singer and daughter of folk maestro Abdul Alim, Nurjahan Alim, is coming up with a music video of her father’s song


BCL arranges folk music festival on Dhaka University campus marking Chaitra Sankranti
Chaitra Sankranti: BCL arranges folk music festival on DU campus

DUCSU assistant general secretary Saddam Hussain says the festival will start around 2:00pm on April 13 and continue till the evening


Preparations for welcoming Bangla New year 1426 in progress FFA students busy crafting for 'Pohela Boishakh'

UNESCO recognises Mangal Shobhaajatra as an intangible cultural heritage of Bangladesh on November 30, 2016


Pohela Boishakh celebration in Michigan Pohela Boishakh celebration in Michigan

Like every year, Onuronon will stage a Bangladeshi Cultural Show on April 28, this year too. The programme will be held at Clawson High School


“Boishakhi Mela” in New York “Boishakhi Mela” in New York

Celebrating “Pohela Boishakh” or Bangla New Year is part of Bengali culture. “Boishakhi Mela” festival will be held for two days this year in New York


Boishakhi Design and Makeup Boishakhi Design and Makeup

The Boishakhi Design and makeup, other elements for participating Boishakhi Function in Bangladesh and other countries


 Walton's Baishakhi offer 14.26% discount on TV Walton's Baishakhi offer 14.26% discount on TV

Under the ongoing nationwide ‘Walton Digital Campaign Season 4’, customers of Walton televisions are likely to get 14.26 percent cash discounts


No Pahela Boishakh programme after 6:00pm: Home Minister  'No Pahela Boishakh programme after 6:00pm'

The home minister comes up with the instruction at a meeting related with law and order ahead of the upcoming Pahela Boishak


bKash offers up to 20% cash back to celebrate Pohela Boishakh bKash offers up to 20% cash back on Pohela Boishakh

bKash offers up to 20% cash back at 1900 outlets of 250 brands to celebrate Pohela Boishakh


Daraz presents online boishakhi mela for the fourth time Daraz presents online boishakhi mela for the fourth time

To celebrate the Bengali new year 1426, country’s largest online shop Daraz Bangladesh (Daraz.com.bd)…

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