The High Commission of India, in association with University of Dhaka (DU), organised an art competition titled “India@Bangladesh” for young and talented art students from seven universities and specialised art institutions at the Faculty of Fine Art (FFA), DU from August 11 to13.
Fifty one participants were selected for the competition. They were drawn from the University of Development Alternative, Shanto Mariam University of Creative Technology, Jagannath University, University of Dhaka, Jahangirnagar University, Narayanganj Art Institute and Dhaka Art College.
A prize distribution ceremony was held on 16 August at Zainul Gallery, FFA where the paintings of contestants were exhibited for the next four days. The ceremony was followed by the inauguration of the exhibition by Harsh Vardhan Shringla, High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh.