The Department of Drama and Dramatics of Chittagong University (CU) arranged the theatre festival, Muktir Chetonay Shilpito Srijon Choturtho Barshik Natyautshab 2020, recently. Cultural Affairs Minister K M Khalid, MP, attended the festival as the chief guest.
The event was inaugurated by Professor Dr Shireen Akhter, Vice Chancellor, CU, along with Mohammad Sekandar Chowdhury, Dean, Faculty of Fine Arts, CU, and poet-journalist Abul Momen. The programme was presided over by Mohammad Shamim Hasan from the Faculty of Fine Arts, CU.
Throughout the festival, 11 plays, based on the Liberation War of Bangladesh and literary works of Rabindranath Tagore, were staged at the Zia Haider Studio, Department of Drama and Dramatics, CU.
Dr Ishrafeel Shaheen, Professor, Department of Theatre and Performance, University of Dhaka and Dr Afsar Ahmed, Professor, Department of Drama and Dramatics, Jahangirnagar University were honoured with the Muktir Chetonay Shilpito Srijon Choturtho Barshik Natyautshab 2020 Award at the event.