‘Bangabandhu-Youth Art Competition’ begins tomorrow

Culture Desk

16 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

‘Bangabandhu-Youth Art Competition’ begins tomorrow

Month-long art exhibition titled Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020-21 ‘Bangabandhu-Youth Art Competition’ will begin tomorrow virtually. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), in association with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF), is organising the event.

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Director General Liaquat Ali Lucky and Director of Fine Arts Syeda Mahbuba Karim spoke about the details of the event at a virtual press conference on Tuesday. 

The inauguration ceremony of event will be held tomorrow at 4:00pm virtually.

State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russel will grace the occasion as the chief guest while ICYF President Taha Ayhan will be present as honourable guest at the opening ceremony.

BSA Director General Liaquat Ali Lucky will deliver the welcome speech with State Minister for Cultural Affairs K M Khalid in the chair. 

A total of 100 artworks from the artists of three regions-Bangladesh, Asia, and other countries will be displayed under four segments namely contemporary art, calligraphy art, photography and graphic design. The subjects of the exhibition are Bangabandhu and Bangladesh, Covid Pandemic, Humanity in Refugee Crisis and Youth Spirit in Technology, Islamic Art and Climate Change.

Anyone can enjoy the exhibition through the following links www.shilpakala.org.bd, www. dhaka.oicyouthcapital.com and facebook.com/youthpowerhouse.bd, facebook.com/shilpakalapage.

To note: Dhaka has been declared as the OIC Youth Capital 2020, marking the recognition of the remarkable achievements of Bangladesh in its youth sector. The Istanbul-based Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum, an entity affiliated with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, made this declaration on December 25 in 2019.