Ekushey Book Fair

#Events / Top 5 highlights of the Ekushey Boi Mela 2024

The Ekushey Boi Mela has been a memorable cultural odyssey and this year has been no different. For you, Star Lifestyle brings forth the top 5 highlights from the Ekushey Boi Mela 2024!

The multifaceted Shibu Kumer Shill

Meghdol’s main vocalist Shibu Kumer Shill has recently been making headlines for having lent his voice to “Nirbashito Chaand”, from the upcoming Tollywood film “Shri Swapankumarer Badami Hyenar Kobole”. The multifaceted personality, who also moonlights as a filmmaker, author, and an illustrator, had a chat with The Daily Star over the phone.

Sheikh Russell Shishu Chattar: Children’s zone at the Boi Mela

The Sheikh Russell Shishu Chattar is located at the Suhrawardy Udyan portion of the Ekushey Boi Mela; around 111 stalls of 71 publications have been set up in the dedicated area. The zone has been colourfully decorated to make things attractive for children.

PM to open Ekushey Book Fair tomorrow

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2021 on Bangla Academy premises and Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka tomorrow.

Extended days, extended hopes

Book lovers grabbed the opportunity to spend an extra day at Ekushey book fair yesterday, first day of the weekend extension.

Ekushey Book Fair extended by 2 days

The month-long Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela 2019 at Bangla Academy premises in Dhaka has been extended by two days.

Bigger than ever

Ekushey book fair, the country's largest book festival, is getting bigger every year in terms of participating publication houses, number of new books unveiled at the fair as well as sales.

Target bigger fair, quality publications

This year the Amar Ekushey Boi Mela will be bigger in terms of participation of publishing houses, say the fair organisers.

Stall closed at Ekushey book fair for ‘hurting religious sentiments’

Authorities of Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka close down a book stall on charge of displaying a book that reportedly hurts religious sentiments.

February 15, 2024
February 15, 2024

Top 5 highlights of the Ekushey Boi Mela 2024

The Ekushey Boi Mela has been a memorable cultural odyssey and this year has been no different. For you, Star Lifestyle brings forth the top 5 highlights from the Ekushey Boi Mela 2024!

January 8, 2024
January 8, 2024

The multifaceted Shibu Kumer Shill

Meghdol’s main vocalist Shibu Kumer Shill has recently been making headlines for having lent his voice to “Nirbashito Chaand”, from the upcoming Tollywood film “Shri Swapankumarer Badami Hyenar Kobole”. The multifaceted personality, who also moonlights as a filmmaker, author, and an illustrator, had a chat with The Daily Star over the phone.

February 15, 2023
February 15, 2023

Sheikh Russell Shishu Chattar: Children’s zone at the Boi Mela

The Sheikh Russell Shishu Chattar is located at the Suhrawardy Udyan portion of the Ekushey Boi Mela; around 111 stalls of 71 publications have been set up in the dedicated area. The zone has been colourfully decorated to make things attractive for children.

March 17, 2021
March 17, 2021

PM to open Ekushey Book Fair tomorrow

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2021 on Bangla Academy premises and Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka tomorrow.

March 2, 2019
March 2, 2019

Extended days, extended hopes

Book lovers grabbed the opportunity to spend an extra day at Ekushey book fair yesterday, first day of the weekend extension.

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

Ekushey Book Fair extended by 2 days

The month-long Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela 2019 at Bangla Academy premises in Dhaka has been extended by two days.

January 20, 2019
January 20, 2019

Bigger than ever

Ekushey book fair, the country's largest book festival, is getting bigger every year in terms of participating publication houses, number of new books unveiled at the fair as well as sales.

January 20, 2018
January 20, 2018

Target bigger fair, quality publications

This year the Amar Ekushey Boi Mela will be bigger in terms of participation of publishing houses, say the fair organisers.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

Stall closed at Ekushey book fair for ‘hurting religious sentiments’

Authorities of Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka close down a book stall on charge of displaying a book that reportedly hurts religious sentiments.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

Ekushey book fair

Ekushey book fair is being held at the Bangla Academy premises and Suhrawardy Udyan.

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