The Bangla Academy is going to arrange a special segment for the children on Friday at the Amar Ekushey Book Fair.
The eighth day of the fair will open at 11am and end at 9pm.
The academy will observe ‘Shishu Prohor’ from 11am to 1pm. Artist Abul Barq Alvi will inaugurate the day. A painting competition with the participation of children and adolescent will begin at 8:30am.
A discussion titled ‘Artist Poriosh Sen: Centenary Tribute’ will also be held on the main stage of the book fair. Motlub Ali, Syed Abul Maksud and Amirul lslam will participate in the discussion.
Writer Abul Monsur will present the keynote speech while cartoonist Rafiqun Nabi will preside over the programme.
A cultural programme, including poetry recitation, will be held at the main stage of the book fair.