Pahela Falgun

Romancing Pahela Falgun, the first day of spring

Today is Pahela Falgun. From 2020 onwards, due to changes in the Bengali calendar, the first day of spring or Basanta is celebrated on February 14, which coincides with St Valentine's Day.

Pahela Falgun, Valentine's Day: A fusion of love, culture, and fashion

For the last few years, we have been celebrating Pahela Falgun and Valentine’s Day on the same date. Hence 14th is all about expressing your love and having a good time.

Spring starts with colourful festivities

The first day of Spring, Pahela Falgun, is being celebrated in a colourful way across the country.

Pahela Falgun brings colour in life

Pahela Falgun, the first day of Spring in the Bengali month of Falgun, is being celebrated across the country today in a colourful way with young girls and boys joining various functions wearing dazzling dresses.

Colours of February

The celebration of Basanta Utsav contributes to the colour palette of February. Pahela Falgun, the day when the Bengali spring season ushers in, makes yellow the only wearable for those who want to participate in the seasonal festivity.

Flower growers upbeat

Flower growers at Godkhali in Jessore's Jhikargachha upazila are passing hectic time ahead of celebrations of the first day of spring,

Pahela Falgun tomorrow

With blossom of flowers and new leaves in trees, nature is getting fresh and colorful shape that touch heart and minds of all ages of people as spring (Pahele Falgun) is knocking on the door.

Flower-sellers gearing up for lucrative mid-February

Flower farmers of Jhikargacha in Jessore district, one of the largest flower markets of the country, expect to sell flowers worth over Tk 30- 35 crore ahead of Pahela Falgun (February 13), Valentine's Day (Feb 14) and International Mother Language Day (Feb 21).

Bangladeshi artistes perform in Singapore on Pahela Falgun

On the occasion of Pahela Falgun, Singapore Bangladesh Society (SBS) arranged a cultural programme for Bangladeshi expatriates.

February 13, 2015
February 13, 2015

Pahela Falgun: Spring in the air for Moushumi and Shoyeb

Popular faces on the small screen Moushumi Nag and Shoyeb fell in love on the sets and took their romance to the next level by getting married. In a recent conversation, the talented actors spoke about what Pahela Falgun (the first day of the Bengali month Falgun) and Valentine's Day means to them:

February 13, 2015
February 13, 2015

Heralding the arrival of Spring

The arrival of Pahela Falgun, the king of all seasons, is always greeted with a profusion of flowers, poetry, songs and dances.

February 13, 2015
February 13, 2015

A new line for Falgun and Valentine's Day

Creativity and an unerring eye for fashion trends are the two essential qualities of a superb designer, says Maheen Khan, prominent fashion designer and founder of renowned boutique, Mayasir.

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