The first international theatre festival of Bangladesh is being held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka. It was inaugurated by the Bangladesh State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid yesterday.
The week-long festival will feature theatre and puppet shows by eight troupes from seven countries. Rabindranath Tagore’s dance-drama ‘Mayar Khela’ was performed as the inaugural presentation of the festival last evening.
The festival is being organised at the initiative of the Culture Affairs Ministry of Bangladesh.
Theatre troupes from India, Bangladesh, Russia, China, France, Vietnam and Nepal are participating in the festival. (AIR)