A piece of nostalgia, a part of cultural heritage, or an heirloom passed on through generations; the deep-seated love Bengali women have for katan sari is truly unparalleled. Be it the old-school romanticism that comes with being a red katan bride or the unapologetic boldness of the bright colour contrast that makes you stand out in a crowd, katan is always among our top choices for any occasion.
For more than two decades, Friendship has been a non-profit organisation dedicated to preserving the cultural heritage of Bangladesh by empowering communities and promoting sustainable livelihoods. They have been leading the charge to protect and promote the country's distinct heritage through their Friendship Cultural Preservation programme.
Kishoreganj, a district under Dhaka division is full of diverse landscapes, greeneries and rivers alongside a rich cultural heritage. Whether it’s the scenic haors that comes alive colourfully during monsoon or sites that has a strong historical and cultural legacy, Kishoreganj is every travel enthusiast’s dream place. So, here are 5 absolute must-see places in Kishoreganj that will satisfy your wanderlust.
An inseparable part of growing up was to listen to the elders lamenting about all the good things that are lost forever from the land of Bengal. Grandmothers would tell tales of saris made of muslin, which would pass through a ring; a yard of the finest cloth that would fit inside a matchbox - The Muslin
Every country has its own heritage crafts. While we may have many, from weaving authentic Jamdani to knitting bamboo baskets, very few people know about their history and traditions. Today, in this article we will be talking about one of our most talked about heritages: the art of pottery making and the village that stays awake in keeping our pottery heritages alive. The Bengali term for Pottery making is ‘mritshilpo’, which mostly specifies the maneuver of the craft: the soil of Bangladesh.