Pahela Baishakh

April 14, 2019
April 14, 2019

The secular spirit of Pahela Baishakh

Let us think about the origin of the Bangla Naboborsho, how it evolved through the years and what the current status of this Naboborsho is.

April 14, 2019
April 14, 2019

Shubho Nababarsho

To us, Pahela Baishakh has come to mean more than just the beginning of another new year.

April 14, 2019
April 14, 2019

Pahela Baishakh: Look back at roots of the festival

Taxation systems must have gone through many reforms over the past 400 years. But perhaps nothing was so phenomenal than the one reform that took place in 1585.

April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019

US greets Bengalis on Pahela Baishakh

The US Government and American people greet the Bengalis around the world on the occasion “Pahela Baishakh”, the first day of Bengali New Year.

April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019

Charukola all set for Pahela Baishakh

To celebrate the Bengali New Year -1426, which falls on April 14, Dhaka University’s Faculty of Fine Art is taking preparation to bring out traditional procession-- Mangal Shobhajatra.

April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019

Barnali Baishakh celebrations at Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden

This Pahela Baishakh, Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden is hosting a fully Bengali themed buffet for families on 14 April, 2019.

April 3, 2019
April 3, 2019

No Baishakhi events after 6pm: Home Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan urges all concerned to refrain from arranging any cultural programme after 6:00pm on the day of Pahela Baishakh celebration on April 14 for security reasons.

April 14, 2018
April 14, 2018

7 Shibir activists held in C’nawabganj

Detectives claim to have arrested seven activists of Chhatra Shibir, the student body of Jamaat-e-Islami, from Chapainawabganj for allegedly planning to carry out an attack to Mongol Shobhajatra in the district town.

April 14, 2018
April 14, 2018

Nor’wester lashes Dhaka, 30mm rain recorded

Met office records 30 milimetre rainfalls as a nor’wester with hailstorm lashes Dhaka on the first day of Bangla new year, Pahela Baishakh.

April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

Chhayanaut all set for Pahela Baishakh 1425

Chhayanaut is an institution devoted to Bengali culture. Founded in 1961, the institution has been celebrating Pahela Baishakh every year since then (except 1971).