BSA honours genocide victims through art, discussion

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Entertainment Desk :
In commemoration of the Genocide Day on March 25, Monday, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) lifted the curtain on an exclusive exhibition of paintings by eminent and promising artists of the country.
State Minister for Cultural Affairs Nahid Izahar Khan inaugurated the exhibition at Gallery Number 1 of the National Art Gallery at BSA, Segunbagicha in Dhaka. Director General of BSA Liaquat Ali Lucky also joined the inauguration ceremony.
The exhibition is featuring artworks made on a daylong workshop by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday in five venues in Dhaka, portraying the brutal massacre of Bengali netizens of then East Pakistan on March 25, 1971 by Pakistani occupation forces.
Fifty senior and talented artists participated in the art camps, which were held at Dhaka University’s Jagannath Hall and Begum Rokeya Hall, Rajarbagh Police Lines, Rayerbazar Boddho Bhumi and Jalladkhana Killing Field in the capital’s Mirpur.
Eminent artists including Hashem Khan, Farida Zaman, Biren Shome, Nisar Hossain, Rokeya Sultana, Mohammad Eunus, Abdul Mannan, Kamal Pasha Chowdhury, Malay Bala, Asmita Alam Shammy, Rasel Rana and others participated in the art camps held in these different places in the city.

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