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Our National Festivals


Festivals of Bangladesh

Festivals of Bangladesh have always played a significant role in the life of the people of Bangladesh. Those are parts and parcels of Bengali culture and tradition. The people of Bangladesh like to observe different kinds of festivals. There are many festivals in our country. Some are religious festivals, some are cultural and some are historical. Festivals play an important role in the social life of ordinary Bangladeshis. The biggest Muslim religious festivals are the Eid-ul-Fitr and the Eid-ul-Azha, Muharram and Miladunnabi which are celebrated widely in our country. The Hindus have many religious festivals like the Durga Puja, Shyama Puja, Saraswati Puja, Laxmi Puja which are also celebrated widely here. Among other religious communities, the Christians observe Christmas and the Buddhists observe Buddha Purnima. The first day of Bengali New Year is a colourful event in the cities and villages throughout the country. The day (14th April) is a public holiday. The most attractive event takes place at Ramna Park in Dhaka. Students of the Institute of Fine Arts of Dhaka University organize colourful procession where paper made animals and masks figure are worn. Besides this, many fairs are held in Dhaka and other towns and villages in our country. The biggest state festival, the Independence Day (26th March) and Victory day (16th December) are observed throughout the country. They are also public holidays. Amar Ekushey Grantho Mela of every year is observed throughout the month of February in remembrance of the martyrs of the Language Movement of 1952. Birth anniversary of the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on 25th Baishakh (8 May) and that of the National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on 11th. Jaystha (24 May) is observed throughout the country. People all over the country remain joyful and excited on the festival days. They try to enjoy these days according to their sweet will.


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