Falgun | The Daily Star
  • A Requiem for February

    Pahela Falgun, the first day of spring, did not work its magic of rebirth upon my soul. I felt no quickening, burgeoning re-awakening of the creative spirit in myself, nor did I find it in the natural world around me.

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    Colours of February

    The celebration of Basanta Utsav contributes to the colour palette of February. Pahela Falgun, the day when the Bengali spring season ushers in, makes yellow the only wearable for those who want to participate in the seasonal festivity.

  • Colours of Holi in Dhaka

    Colours of Holi in Dhaka

    The colourful festival of Holi in Dhaka, takes place across the country as well as at the thousand-year old Dhakeswari Mandir.

  • Aglow with Falgun flames

    Leaving behind the boredom of life, city people wearing red, green, yellow and orange poured into the streets yesterday to greet the arrival of spring.