BGTF celebrates 40th anniversary

Culture Desk

29 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

BGTF celebrates 40th anniversary

Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation will celebrate its 40th founding anniversary today. The theatre troupe has chalk-out elaborate programmes including, discussion, stage show of drama and dance performance to mark the day.

The inauguration ceremony of the celebration will begin through releasing balloon on the premises of National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy at 04:30pm today.

The theatre troupe will also honour its eleven former chairman and secretary general with ‘Sommanona Sarok’ at the programme.  

 Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation was founded on 29 November 1980. Since its inception, the federation has played an important role in developing cultural awareness among the masses and encouraging the growth of a theatre culture. The federation has also played a vital role in arousing public awareness against communal feeling. Each year the Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation collaborates with the Bangladesh centre of the international theatre institute to celebrate World Theatre Day. The federation also publishes a quarterly journal, Group Theatre.