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12:00 AM, August 23, 2007 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, August 23, 2007

Fundraiser for flood victims

Theatre festival by BGTF and BSA

A scene from Raktokorobi

To lend a hand to the flood victims, Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation (BGTF) and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) have jointly arranged a theatre festival at the National Theatre Stage. The eight-day long festival will start on August 30.
Popular plays to be staged at the festival include Nagorik Natyasampradaya's production Raktokorobi, Theatre's production Meraj Fakirer Ma, Aranyak's production Raarang, Natyachakra's production Bhaddarnok, Dhaka Theatre's production Nimojjon, Loko Natya Dal's production Konjush, Dhaka Theatre Mancha's production Ghar Jamai and Padatik Nattyasangsad's production Jolbalika.
Chairman of BGTF informed, “BGTF has arranged fundraisers in the previous years as well. This year we are organising the event jointly with Shilpakala.”
Director General of BSA, Quamrul Hassan, ndc, said, “For the festival, BSA is providing the National Theatre Stage free of charge. Rent of the venue is Tk 25,000 each day. Moreover, our employees will work with theatre activists in managing and supervising the event.”

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