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  • Ancient Art of Kite Flying

    The Hindu festival of Basant Panchami, also known as Vasanta, is observed on the first day of spring each year, celebrating the renewal of life following the winter months. One of the ...

  • Darasbari Mosque – Historic Bengal Architecture

    As one of the mosques built in the era of Shamsuddin Yusuf Shah, ruler of Bengal between 1474 and 1481, Darasbari Mosque is a typical Bengali Jami Masjid from that period. Built of ...

  • The Marma Tribe of Bangladesh

    Members of the Marma tribe of Bangladesh are located mainly in the rural villages of the hill districts of Bandarban, Khagrachhari and Rangamati in the Chittagong Division. They are the ...

  • Protecting a Precious Resource – Ilish

    Referred to locally as Ilish, Hilsa Shad is undoubtedly the most popular fish in Bangladeshi cuisine, and is an important source of nourishment throughout the country. The Bay of Bengal is ...

  • Historical Capital of Gaud

    The historical site of Gaud (also Gaur), some 100km from Rajshahi, is renowned for its many ancient mosques. These Islamic architectural wonders were constructed largely during the Muslim ...

  • The Fascinating Oriental Magpie Robin

    With its statue of two birds with outstretched wings, Doyel Chatwar in Dhaka is a tribute to the national bird of Bangladesh – the Magpie Robin, or more specifically the Oriental Magpie ...

  • Kantojiu Temple – Terracotta Treasure

    The ancient Hindu temple of Kantojiu is located in the Dinajpur District of Bangladesh. Constructed over a period of fifty years (1702-1752) the building of the temple was initiated by ...

  • Shahidul Alam – Promoting Bangladeshi Visual Arts

    Born in Dhaka in 1955, Shahidul Alam has built a successful career in photography, both in Bangladesh and internationally, receiving his first award in 1983 – the Harvey Harris Trophy ...

  • Shaharpara – Birthplace of the Kamali Tribe

    Steeped in history and a tribute to its heritage, the village of Shaharpara is located around twenty-five miles west of Sylhet City on the banks of the River Ratna in the Sylhet Division of ...

  • The Chuadanga District of Bangladesh

    Forming part of the Khulna administrative division in southwest Bangladesh, Chuadanga district is located within the vast Ganges Delta, with its main city resting on the bank of River ...