The first ever beach cultural festival in Bangladesh titled ‘Beach Cultural Festival-2020’ began at Cox’s Bazar sea beach in Cox’s Bazar on Friday aiming to showcase the country’s reach cultural heritage.
Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in association with Cox’s Bazar District Administration has organised the two-day cultural festival. The inaugural ceremony of the festival was held at the district administration’s open stage of Cox’s Bazar sea beach’s Laboni Poin.
Besides, two 43 foot-long portraits of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina installed at the venue and will be displayed at the venue till January 30.
More than 5 hundred artistes from Cox’s Bazar, Chattogram, Bandarban and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, along with many cultural organisations, are participating in the festival.