Photo exhibition 'Prottasha: Hope for Migrants' to be held in Dhaka Tuesday
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) will organize a photo exhibition titled “Prottasha: Hope for Migrants” on Tuesday to raise awareness and to persuade the masses about sustainable reintegration, safe migration and migration governance. Storytelling is an effective tool to inform and make people aware of the issues of safe migration, sustainable reintegration, and migration governance. The exhibition will bring together a range of migration-related stories to help us understand the complex experience and contextualize some of the opportunities and challenges of migration in Bangladesh. read more: Swift return of irregular migrants to help promote legal migration: European Commissioner It will also help understand migration and its complexities, said the IOM on Monday. Besides, the stories will present the impact and results of the work on safe migration and sustainable reintegration of returning migrants under the Prottasha project. The photo exhibition will remain open to all at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka on Tuesday from 3pm to 7pm In addition, an infotainment show featuring pot songs, song performances, short films, and quizzes will be organized during the event. read more: Migrant workers’ rights: UN expert for monitoring recruitment process The photo exhibition is being organized under the European Union funded ‘Bangladesh: Sustainable Reintegration and Improved Migration Governance (Prottasha) project. Since 2017, IOM has implemented the project, under the guidance of the Government of Bangladesh and in partnership with BRAC.
Photo exhibition by Mongol Deep Foundation begins in city
A photo exhibition titled ‘Onkur’ has been organized by Mongol Deep Foundation at The Asiatic Center in the capital with a view to provide a glimpse into the lives of the children suffering from cancer. The exhibition was inaugurated at ‘Batighar- Smritite Shorone Aly Zaker’ located in the Asiatic Centre (House - 63, Road – 7/B, Block – H, Banani) on November 20, 2022. The exhibition depicts an intimate look into what life is like for children with cancer. Photographer Farhana Satu, a photojournalist and documentary photographer based in Dhaka, has depicted the sad realities of the underprivileged children with cancer which are often overlooked by most people. Read more: 'The Story of Hajong Tale' at JU draws to a close About the exhibition, Asaduzzaman Noor, Chairman of Asiatic 3Sixty Group and a Founding Member of Mongol Deep Foundation, said that the core purpose of creating the Foundation was to be associated with various cultural and philanthropic activities. “As you know about Aly Zaker, he was a pioneer both in the world of advertising and the world of drama. He always tried to do something for people within his capacity. We’re trying to do something in the continuation of that, and today’s exhibition is a part of that,” Asaduzzaman said. Iresh Zaker, a Founding Member of the Foundation, said that their aim is to provide promising artists an outlet to showcase their works without worrying about the cost. “Through Batighor, we want to ensure such opportunities for young and talented artists. We have organized Onkur with this very objective. This is not the end. We hope to create some more platforms to showcase the skills of young and talented artists in the country,” said Iresh. The exhibition will continue till December 3, 2022. It’s open for everyone from 3:00pm to 8:00pm every day.
Two-day photo exhibition on ‘arson terrorism’ kicks off at DU
A two-day photo exhibition on what is described as the ‘arson terrorism’ carried out in the country from 2013-15, centering the 10th parliamentary elections till 2015 was launched at TSC of University of Dhaka (DU) on Saturday. Tanvir Hasan Saikat, former member of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (DUCSU) and current deputy social service secretary of Bangladesh Chattra League (BCL) central unit, organised the exhibition to make people aware of the atrocity of arson terrorism. A total of 38 pictures published in several media and some unpublished on the arson terrorism were displayed on the exhibition, he said adding that number of pictures might be increased at the exhibition to be continued till Sunday evening.
“We are Rohingya” photo exhibition begins in Cox’s Bazar
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency in partnership with the Cox’s Bazar Art Club has launched a two-week photo exhibition called “Aara Rohingya’” or “We are Rohingya”, showcasing photos taken by ten Rohingya refugees and allowing for an intimate look into what life is like for people living in the largest refugee camp in the world. The exhibition that began on Thursday, will run till September 14 at the Cox’s Bazar Cultural Center. Based on the Rohingyatographer magazine, this exhibit allows visitors to learn more about the individuals who have found refuge in Bangladesh, after fleeing violence and persecution in Myanmar five years ago. “Through photography, Rohingya youth are telling their stories and document their collective memory and cultural heritage. The exhibit also shows how the lived memories of millions of Bangladeshis who were uprooted during the Liberation War inspired their generosity to host the persecuted Rohingya from neighbouring Myanmar.” says Johannes van der Klaauw, UNHCR Representative in Bangladesh. Read: Repatriation of Rohingyas to Myanmar ultimate solution: S Korea
Photo exhibition on Bangabandhu's 1973 Japan visit inaugurated
The 17-day photo exhibition "A Visit to Japan by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1973" was inaugurated at the Liberation War Museum Thursday. Since 1973, the Embassy of Japan in Dhaka has kept these 50 original photos with utmost care. These historic photos were showcased at the museum for the first time. The exhibition will continue till March 26. To mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Bangladesh and Japan, the Embassy of Japan and the Liberation War Museum organised the exhibition. While speaking as the chief guest, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said: "I must register my thanks to the government of Japan and the people, who have preserved these photos over the last 50 years." "To Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Japan was an example. He wanted to develop Bangladesh like Japan, a developed country." Bangabandhu could not do that as he was assassinated within three-and-half-year of his tenure, the minister said, but the help, assistance of Japan would last 50 years.
French photographer Anne de Henning's exhibition on Bangladesh to inaugurate on Friday
Marking the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s Independence, Samdani Art Foundation and Centre for Research and Information (CRI) are set to launch an exclusive solo exhibition on Friday at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), titled 'Witnessing History in the Making: Photographs by Anne de Henning'; a focused presentation of rare, never before exhibited images by French photographer Anne de Henning. Curated by Ruxmini Reckvana Q Choudhury, the exhibition will showcase Henning's historical photographs which she captured between 1971 and 1972, witnessing the birth of the nation. Her remarkable private archive of unseen photographs is a unique record of the pivotal years that saw East Pakistan transformed into Bangladesh. KM Khalid, state minister for the ministry of cultural affairs, will inaugurate the exhibition at 5 pm on Friday at BSA's Gallery 4 of the National Art Gallery. Nasrul Hamid, state minister for the ministry of power, energy and mineral resources and also Trustee, CRI; and Liaquat Ali Lucky, Director General, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy will also join the ceremony as its special guests. Read: Second photo exhibition on life, legacy of Bangabandhu begins in Seoul Anne de Henning began her career as a photojournalist and at the age of 23 she left her life in Paris to cover the Vietnam War and later Bangladesh Liberation War. Her photographs from 1971 and 1972 taken in Bangladesh remained unpublished and will be shown for the first time after 50 years. Traveling through the country during the Liberation War, her photographs captured life in the war zone – from freedom fighters to men, women and children boarding refugee trains and fleeing from their villages. In her powerful images the humanity of her subjects is combined with the grit of traditional photojournalism. Taken on her second visit to the country, Anne’s photographs from 1972 featured the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Read: International photo exhibition ‘Break the Circle: Season 9’ at BSA In addition to images of Anne’s travels throughout Bangladesh, the exhibition brings together other works from her archive including photographs from her in time India, Thailand, Nepal and her coverage of the Vietnam War, according to the organizers. The exhibition will be open for all from December 10 to 31, 2021.
Photo exhibition begins in London marking birth anniversary of Sheikh Kamal
A weeklong photo exhibition has begun at Bangladesh High Commission in London marking the 72nd birth anniversary of valiant freedom fighter Captain Sheikh Kamal. State Minister for Youth and Sports Md Zahid Ahsan Russel inaugurated the exhibition that will remain open for all till August 13. He also joined the virtual discussion held on Thursday. Read: Walton gets Sheikh Kamal sports award Bangladesh High Commissioner Saida Muna Tasneem presided over the function titled “Shaheed Captain Sheikh Kamal: Remembering a Valiant Freedom Fighter.” Bangladeshi-born British writer, journalist, columnist, political analyst and poet Abdul Gaffar Choudhury, among others, spoke. They paid homage to valiant freedom fighter Captain Sheikh Kamal who was assassinated along with Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most members of his family on the brutal night of August 15 in 1975. The speakers highlighted the life and work of Sheikh Kamal and recalled his exceptional capacity to organize sports, art and music after the 1971 War of Liberation. Read: New Delhi mission pays homage to Sheikh Kamal The 72nd birth anniversary of Sheikh Kamal was observed with due solemnity through holding of discussions and placing wreaths at his portraits at home and abroad. Doa was offered seeking divine blessing for Sheikh Kamal and his family.
Second photo exhibition on life, legacy of Bangabandhu begins in Seoul
As part of the ongoing celebration of ‘Mujib Year’, a second photo exhibition on the life and legacy of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman began on Tuesday in Seoul, South Korea. The Embassy of Bangladesh in Seoul organized the four-day event in partnership with the Youngone Corporation at the cultural space of the Youngone Corporation in Seoul. Bangladesh Ambassador to South Korea Abida Islam and Chairman of the Youngone Corporation Sung Ki-hak jointly inaugurated the exhibition by a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Officials of the Embassy of Bangladesh in Seoul and Youngone Corporation and the members of the Bangladesh Community were present. The Embassy organized the first photo exhibition on the life and legacy of Bangabandhu at the heart of Seoul in partnership with the Korean Culture Association on July 9-13 at the THEO Gallery, Gangnam. READ: Photo exhibition on life, legacy of Bangabandhu inaugurated in Seoul Ambassador Abida Islam paid profound tribute to the memory of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the greatest Bangalee of all time. Highlighting the different aspects of Bangabandhu’s political activities and contributions, she said Bangabandhu’s enormous activities have been well reflected in the photographs displayed at the exhibition.
realme to launch 8 Pro, arrange exhibition with photos taken with 108 MP camera
For a Smartphone, Camera features play a key role to capture important moments of life. People ranging from young to old prefer the higher quality of cameras in smartphones in today’s world. That is why companies globally are focusing on the quality of cameras for smartphones. The sensors and the number of megapixels (MP) are vital for judging the quality of cameras. The higher the megapixel count is on a camera sensor, the outstanding amount of detail it will capture. Recording every detail of each moment matters to almost everyone, especially the youth. Thus, young people want a smartphone with a higher megapixels’ camera and other remarkable features. To meet the youth’s demand, realme is bringing its new flagship phone with 108MP – realme 8 Pro. Read realme narzo 30A: The best gaming phone under 13000 BDT in Bangladesh realme Photo Exhibitions realme has recently organized a photo exhibition to introduce young users to the magnificent 108MP camera features. Photos captured by realme 8 Pro were kept for exhibition. Maintaining social distance a number of realme fans attended the ceremony and got a first-hand experience with the device realme 8 Pro. The photography exhibition was arranged on a unique theme, 'Real youth at 50Y anniversary under realme 8 Pro 108MP camera'. In this creative event, the photographers captured the confidence, passion, and optimism of Bangladeshi youths via the powerful lens of realme 8 Pro. Read realme brings smartphone with 108MP camera Renowned photographers, like Hadi Uddin, captured the exhibited pictures. With the innovative 108MP sensors, photographers captured in-detailed photos while portraying various stories through it – a lone man walking on the beach while waves hit the shores; depicting ‘Time to conquer the impossible, time for glory!’. Every single detail about the waves was captured by the powerful 108MP camera, making it look as if it was shot by a professional camera rather than a smartphone camera. Another picture showed how a girl was playing with colors and looks really happy. The photo was colorful and portrays how a smile shines the inner beauty and discovers the freedom needed in your life. On the other hand, another photograph shows how serene a young man looks while being covered with various colors. It depicts the story of how life counts many colors, but many create magic in life where you will be the real you. Read realme named among top 4 smartphone brands in Bangladesh realme 8 Pro Photographic Features The cameras of realme 8 Pro come with multiple remarkable features apart from the robust 108MP. It is the most trendy 108MP camera phone with an ultra-thin appearance in the segment.
Border killing: Photo exhibition held on Felani’s home premises
A photo exhibition protesting against border killings by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) was held on the premises of Felani Khatun’s home in Kurigram’s Nageshwari on Thursday.