Monday, 27 March, 2023

Dhaka Lit Fest ends with ‘Nasek Nasek’

The 10th edition of Dhaka Lit Fest, which took place over four days featuring a wide range of the world’s top authors, filmmakers, singers, and artists, has been concluded at the Bangla Academy with a reaffirmation of its dedication to promoting Bangladeshi literature, culture, and arts, reports UNB.

The festival concluded on Sunday with an enthralling closing ceremony, featuring performances by Coke Studio Bangla artistes Animes Roy, Ritu Raj, Pantha Kanai, Boga Taleb, Momotaz, Rubayat Rehman and its other artistes. With ‘Nasek Nasek’, the debut track of Coke Studio in Bangladesh, the 10th edition of the literary festival bids its adieu.

The formal closing act was conducted at the Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad (AKSB) auditorium before that, and it started with a dynamic dance and recital performance by Jatrik named ‘Women Rise’ about women’s emancipation.

Booker Prize-winning Indian author Gitanjalee Shree, eminent Somalian novelist Nuruddin Farah, Dhaka Tribune editor Zafar Sobhan, City Bank managing director and CEO Mashrur Arefin, and Dhaka Lit Fest director and producer Sadaf Saaz spoke at the closing ceremony, sharing their remarks bidding adieus and expressing their gratitude to everyone.

Showcasing over 170 sessions from January 5-8, the 10th edition of Dhaka Lit Fest featured informative and engaging dialogues and cultural segments with around 500 writers, poets, performers, intellectuals, journalists, athletes, social workers and globally acclaimed-celebrated personalities.