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.
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.
The first day of Spring, Pahela Falgun, is being celebrated in a colourful way across the country.
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.
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 at Godkhali in Jessore's Jhikargachha upazila are passing hectic time ahead of celebrations of the first day of spring,
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 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).