Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, on the occasion of Mujib Centenary and Golden Jubilee of Independence, arranged a 'Dance Against Corona' event. Beginning on 20 January, the three-day long event ended yesterday.
The event, held at the National Theater Auditorium, featured performances of 75 dance groups.
K. M. Khalid,State Minister of Cultural Affairs, inaugurated the festival as the Chief Guest.
The festival incorporated around a thousand dancers and 75 directors performing under several genres. This is the first time this many art forms have been performed at a festival. Aside from performing at the National Theater Auditorium, many cultural organisations have arranged performances in their own districts.
The event was broadcast live from the academy's Facebook page.