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‘Dhaka International Folk Fest `19 to start Nov 14

 Entertainment Correspondent

 Published: 03:53 PM, 23 October 2019   Updated: 04:47 PM, 23 October 2019



The 5th edition of ‘Dhaka International Folk Fest’ is taking place from November 14-16, 2019 at Bangladesh Army Stadium. The three-day festival will take place every day from 6:00 pm to 12:00 am.

With the purpose of reviving the purest form of symphony closer to the younger generation and supporting local folk, the festival started its journey in 2015. Over the course of 4 years, ‘Dhaka International Folk Fest’ has reached its peak of popularity among music enthusiasts. And now it is considered as Asia’s biggest folk music festival.

This year, more than 200 artistes from 6 countries including Bangladesh are gathering in one stage to perform on the same platform.

Just like the previous years, the audience will be able to enjoy the live show by online registration without any charge. The registration process will be starting on November 6 and it will end on November 10. For online registration, the audience needs to visit the website. The audience can also enjoy the LIVE festival on Maasranga Television.

Through a Press Conference, the organizers of the program have confirmed it on October 23. Anjan Chowdhury, Chairman of Sun Foundation and Sun Communications LTD, Syed Mahbubur Rahman, CEO and Managing Director of Dhaka Bank Limited, Malik M Sayeed, Head of Operations of Square Toiletries Limited and folk legend & music researcher Fakir Shahabuddin were present at the press conference. The attendees of the press conference discussed preserving the enriched heritage of our folk music and the prospect of spreading it all around the globe.

The ‘Dhaka International Folk Fest 2019’ is initiated by Sun Foundation.