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In the NBHD: Bangladesh@50

By 9th August 2021Current Events

Tuesday 31st August 2021 (12:00-19:00)

Showmi Das

As part of an incredible three-day programme of entertainment, All Points East’s In The Neighbourhood will be celebrating Bangladesh@50 with a range of free activities in Victoria Park on Tuesday 31 August.

This includes:

Tamarind Theatre Presents Rez Kabir, Actor & Storyteller in Story Legends

Carrom Boards all day

Talk on Bangladesh@50 by the Swadhinata Trust 6-7pm in Main Bengali Tent

Dramatised reading and poetry performance by BSK (Bishwo Shahitto Kendro)

Bilingual Poetry Performance by the British Bangladeshi Poetry Collective

Bangladeshi folk dance workshops from Showmi Das in the Dance Tent from 14:30 – 16:30. Showmi Dance Company will take you through a journey of traditional Bengali Folk dances all the way to the vibrant world of Bollywood. Come and watch them perform and get involved in the workshops lead by the performers

A screening of Concert from Bangladesh produced by UBIK productions at 1pm on our outdoor cinema screen. This is a project by UBIK Productions and Samdani Art Foundation in collaboration with Shezad Dawood and in partnership with Yorkshire Sculpture International and Chisenhale Gallery. It is supported by the British Council Digital Collaboration Fund, which supports UK and overseas cultural partnerships to develop digitally innovative ways of collaborating.


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