'Alponai Bangladesh'- largest street painting, 326,000 sft stretching across Manik Miah Avenue, Dhaka (designed by artist Moniruzzaman) to celebrate Bangla New Year Day 1421 sponsored jointly by Airtel (Bang), daily Prothom Alo and Bergers Paint.
Morning song under at Ramna Botomul by 'Chhayanat' since 1965.
Other musical functions, narrative folk songs, murshidi, marfati and jari (band song recently included in cities) were held at national parade square Agargaon, ShowrawardyUddan, Rabindra sorobar Dhanmandi and Versity area, Dhaka.
Thousands turned out on the streets, parks and open spaces in colourful dress since morning. Millions joined the New Year festivities across the country.
A musk procession (mongol shobhajatra) organized by the Institute of Fine Arts, Dhaka since independence in the 1980s.
street-side fairs and entertainments
Sale of bangles, cosmetics, handicrafts and toys
Menu for morning feast:
Middle and upper class people: rice/bhuna kichuri, fried Hilsha fish, meat, salad, pickles and dessert.
People on the street: Soaked rice (panta), 'bhorta', sutki (sun dried fish), green chillies and onion.