The 2nd National Campus Theatre Festival 2020 which is underway at the National Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) will end today.
Government Bangla College-based theatre troupe Bangla College Juba Theatre has organised the festival, in association with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and People’s Theatre Association.A total of 16 theatre troupes from different universities and colleges are participating at the festival.
The festival was inaugurated by BSA Director General Liaquat Ali Lucky on Friday in presence of Government Bangla College Principal Professor Dr Ferdousi Khan and Vice Principal Professor Md Jahangir Hossain.
Bangla College Juba Theatre President and Bangla department head at the Government Bangla College, Abul Khair, convener of the festival and chief trainer of Bangla College Juba Theatre Habib Tarashi, and former president of the troupe Kamal Uddin Shamim were also present at the inaugural ceremony.
On the inaugural day, Manipuri band Mingal and artistes of IUB Dance Club performed and four troupes staged plays including the presentation of Bangla College Juba Theatre titled ‘Mujib Maney Mukti’, Jashore-based M M College Theatre (Bibartan) staged ‘Bonkabya’, Rajbari College Theatre staged ‘Ebong Ekti Phool’ and Jahangirnagar University-based troupe Shuneya staged ‘Manush’.
Performers of Drama and Dramatics department of Jahangirnagar University, Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, Bangladesh Institute of Information Technology (BIIT) Bogura and Notre Dame College, Dhaka staged plays on Saturday.