‘Jatiya Natya Utsab 2020’ (National Theater Festival 2020), sorted out by Bangladesh Group Theater Federation (BGTF), has started the nation over yesterday.
With the topic ‘Jongibaad-Obokkhoy-Durniti, Manbey Na E Sangskiti’ (This culture won’t obey militancy, wantonness and debasement), the 18-day celebration is being held in every one of the 64 regions at the same time.
Head administrator Sheik Hasina initiated the celebration the previous morning through a video meeting from her official living arrangement Ganabhaban in the capital. BGTF Chairman Liaquat Ali Lucky, State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid and Secretary of the Cultural Affairs Ministry Dr Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal, among others, were available at Ganabhaban around then.
BSA’s divisional branches in Dhaka, Chattogram, Rajshahi, Rangpur and Sylhet joined the video gathering from the DC workplaces simultaneously.
Prior to formal initiation, a move execution with memorable seventh March discourse of Bangabandhu by the artistes of BSA and a gathering execution by move troupe of Anik Bose were introduced at the National Theater Hall of BSA.
At night, Dhaka Theater arranged its well known play ‘Putra’ at the National Theater Hall at 7pm, while Natyachakra organized its mono-dramatization ‘Eka Ek Nari’ at the Experimental Theater Hall of BSA simultaneously.
Today, on the second day of the celebration, Manipuri Theater will organize its new play ‘O Mon Pahiya’ scripted and coordinated by Shubasish Sinha, while Bahubachan will arrange its play ‘Aniket Sandhya’ at Experimental Theater Hall. Both the plays will be arranged at 7pm.
As a component of the celebration, a sum of 302 theater creations will be arranged at various settings of BSA, Mahila Samiti and all area Shilpakala Academy. In excess of 30,000 theater activists from 400 theater troupes the nation over are taking an interest right now.
‘National Theater Festival 2020’ is being held in relationship with Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.