Bangabandhu-Bapu Digital Exhibition opens at Shilpakala Academy
The "Bangabandhu-Bapu Digital Exhibition" was opened for public viewing at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy today.
Education Minister Dipu Moni attended the opening as chief guest while State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid and Indian High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswami were guests of honour at the program, a press release from the High Commission of India in Dhaka said today.
Indian High Commission, in association with the cultural affairs ministry and Shilpakala Academy, is hosting the exhibition and will remain open for all from tomorrow till October 11 of next month, said the release.
The exhibition, uniquely and thematically, celebrates the life and legacy of the Fathers of each of the two Nations, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Mahatma Gandhi.
The exhibition was specially curated by the two governments to commemorate Mujib Borsho and to mark 150 years of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, as well as the golden jubilee of India-Bangladesh bilateral relations, added the release.
The exhibition was virtually inaugurated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 16 last year, during the India-Bangladesh Virtual Summit.
The exhibition includes unique and customised technological features to make the experience more immersive.
After October 11, the exhibition will also be displayed at Chattogram, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Khulna, and Kolkata.
This unique digital exhibition was specially curated by Birad Yagnik, curator of Mahatma Gandhi Digital Museums.
Previously, this exhibition was also displayed at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi from December 16, 2020, to January 31 of this year.