A day-long festival titled ‘Oikko Bijoy Mela’ was held on the premises of Channel i building in the capital on Wednesday to celebrate the 50th Victory Day. Popular television Channel i arranged the virtual event in association with Oikko.com.bd.
Prokriti O Jibon Foundation’s chairman and Channel i Director Mukit Majumdar Babu inaugurated the festival by releasing balloons in the presence of eminent guests at 11:05am.The fair featured inspiring patriotic songs performed by singers, Fakir Alamgir, Nilu, Pushpita and others. A local dance troupe also performed at the programme. With the theme of the Liberation War, an art competition was also held.
Directed by Amirul Islam and Shahidul Alam Sachchu, Apu Mahfuz and Dilruba Shathi anchored the programme. Channel i aired event live till 02:00pm.
Channel i Managing Director Faridur Reza Sagar and its head of news Shykh Seraj spoke on the programme through online.