Saturday, February 13, 2016

Ekushe Boi Mela

Ekushe Book Fair - 2016 Photo Blog

Book Fair of immortals of the 21st February also known as Amar Ekushe Boi Mela. It is the national book fair of Bangladesh. Every year it is arrange by Bangla Academy and take place for whole month of February. This event is dedicated to the martyrs who died on 21st February, 1952 to establish Bangla as the state language of East Pakistan. UNESCO proclaimed 21st February (Ekushey February) as the International Mother Language Day in 1999. 

Today (13.02.2016) we visit the book fair. This year book fair take place in Bangla Academy and Suhrawardi Udyan area. Today is also Pohela Falgun (First day of Spring). People ware red and yellow dress, girls ware yellow flowers to celebrate this day each year.

Here is some pictures of Ekushe Book Fair.  
(Click on the picture to see full view)  

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