To celebrate the rich and vibrant cultural heritage of Rajshahi and Bangladesh, the British Council’s youth-centric project – ‘Our Shared Cultural Heritage’ (OSCH), has kicked off the two-day long ‘Heritage Festival’ today on 14 October at the premises of Varendra Research Museum, Rajshahi.
Md. Shahriar Alam, MP, State Minister for Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, and Sarah Cooke, the British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, attended the festival’s opening ceremony. Tom Miscioscia, Director Bangladesh, British Council, inaugurated the festival. The works of 30 young people in different creative sectors, supported by the British Council in the past two years, were showcased at the event.
There were also engaging discussions on heritage and culture, musical performance, dance performance, theatre, Puthi reciting performance, Gombhira, creative workshops, stalls displaying various traditional products, and many more exciting arrangements.
This festival promises to be a two-day spectacle filled with culture, creativity, and connections. Join us in celebrating the beauty of our heritage and the talents of our young artists. Let’s come together and cherish the treasures of our past.