Bangladesh rings in spring with music, dance

People in Bangladesh capital Dhaka and port city Chittagong put on colours, music and dance to welcome the first day of spring on Monday.
  • Young hearts add colours and joy to festivities welcoming spring at Dhaka University on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Young hearts add colours and joy to festivities welcoming spring at Dhaka University on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers, dressed as beloved Bauls of Bengal, perform welcome spring on its first day at Chittagong's DC Hill. Photo: suman babu

    Dancers, dressed as beloved Bauls of Bengal, perform welcome spring on its first day at Chittagong's DC Hill. Photo: suman babu

  • A child in bright yellow tops her spring look with a wreath of gypsy and rose at Dhaka University on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    A child in bright yellow tops her spring look with a wreath of gypsy and rose at Dhaka University on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • The colours of Falgun draw foreigners to the festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    The colours of Falgun draw foreigners to the festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • The colours of Falgun draw foreigners to the festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    The colours of Falgun draw foreigners to the festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Photographers flock a group of dancers at Dhaka University's programme to welcome spring on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Photographers flock a group of dancers at Dhaka University's programme to welcome spring on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Photographers flock a group of dancers at Dhaka University's programme to welcome spring on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Photographers flock a group of dancers at Dhaka University's programme to welcome spring on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Selfies snapped to preserve that perfect moment during spring festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Selfies snapped to preserve that perfect moment during spring festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • People taking part in spring celebrations at Dhaka University capture the moments with their phone cameras. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    People taking part in spring celebrations at Dhaka University capture the moments with their phone cameras. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • A young woman wears a floral crown during spring festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    A young woman wears a floral crown during spring festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • A child dancer waits before entering the stage for her performance welcoming spring on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    A child dancer waits before entering the stage for her performance welcoming spring on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Women at Dhaka University add fresh flowers to bright outfits as they join festivities on the first day of spring. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Women at Dhaka University add fresh flowers to bright outfits as they join festivities on the first day of spring. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • People gather at 'Bokultola' of the Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine to join celebrations to welcome spring or Falgun of Bangla year 1423. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    People gather at 'Bokultola' of the Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine to join celebrations to welcome spring or Falgun of Bangla year 1423. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Young hearts add colours and joy to festivities welcoming spring at Dhaka University on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Young hearts add colours and joy to festivities welcoming spring at Dhaka University on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • The colours of Falgun draw foreigners to the festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    The colours of Falgun draw foreigners to the festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • The colours of Falgun draw foreigners to the festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    The colours of Falgun draw foreigners to the festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Photographers flock a group of dancers at Dhaka University's programme to welcome spring on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Photographers flock a group of dancers at Dhaka University's programme to welcome spring on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Selfies snapped to preserve that perfect moment during spring festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Selfies snapped to preserve that perfect moment during spring festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Selfies snapped to preserve that perfect moment during spring festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Selfies snapped to preserve that perfect moment during spring festivities at Dhaka University. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • People taking part in spring celebrations at Dhaka University capture the moments with their phone cameras. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    People taking part in spring celebrations at Dhaka University capture the moments with their phone cameras. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Families with young ones join the programmes welcoming spring at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Arts. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Families with young ones join the programmes welcoming spring at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Arts. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Dancers welcome spring in a performance at 'Bakultola' at Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Art on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Young hearts add colours and joy to festivities welcoming spring at Dhaka University on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Young hearts add colours and joy to festivities welcoming spring at Dhaka University on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Young hearts add colours and joy to festivities welcoming spring at Dhaka University on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Young hearts add colours and joy to festivities welcoming spring at Dhaka University on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Young hearts add colours and joy to festivities welcoming spring at Dhaka University on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Young hearts add colours and joy to festivities welcoming spring at Dhaka University on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Singers perform under 'Bokultola' of Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Arts on the first day of spring. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    Singers perform under 'Bokultola' of Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Arts on the first day of spring. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • People gather at 'Bokultola' of the Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine to join celebrations to welcome spring or Falgun of Bangla year 1423. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    People gather at 'Bokultola' of the Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine to join celebrations to welcome spring or Falgun of Bangla year 1423. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • People gather at 'Bokultola' of the Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine to join celebrations to welcome spring or Falgun of Bangla year 1423. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

    People gather at 'Bokultola' of the Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine to join celebrations to welcome spring or Falgun of Bangla year 1423. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik

  • Dancers, dressed as beloved Bauls of Bengal, perform welcome spring on its first day at Chittagong's DC Hill. Photo: suman babu

    Dancers, dressed as beloved Bauls of Bengal, perform welcome spring on its first day at Chittagong's DC Hill. Photo: suman babu

  • Dancers, dressed as beloved Bauls of Bengal, perform welcome spring on its first day at Chittagong's DC Hill. Photo: suman babu

    Dancers, dressed as beloved Bauls of Bengal, perform welcome spring on its first day at Chittagong's DC Hill. Photo: suman babu

  • Selfies snapped to preserve that perfect moment during spring festivities at Chittagong's DC Hill. Photo: suman babu

    Selfies snapped to preserve that perfect moment during spring festivities at Chittagong's DC Hill. Photo: suman babu

  • Young women in bright sarees splash colour to the programme welcoming spring on its first day at Chittagong's DC Hill. Photo: suman babu

    Young women in bright sarees splash colour to the programme welcoming spring on its first day at Chittagong's DC Hill. Photo: suman babu

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